Recombinant Human Myostatin Propeptide
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DescriptionMyostatin, also known as GDF-8, a conserved member of the TGF-β superfamily, is an essential regulator of skeletal muscle mass and cardiac muscle development and function. The recombinant myostatin propeptide binds and inhibits myostatin to enhance the repair and regeneration of injured muscle and bone.
Activity AssayHuman Myostatin Propeptide is fully biologically active when compared to standard. The activity is determined by the neutralization of the induced cytotoxicity of MPC-11 cells by Myostatin.
AA SequenceDFGLDCDEHS TESRCCRYPL TVDFEAFGWD WIIAPKRYKA NYCSGECEFV FLQKYPHTHL VHQANPRGSA GPCCTPTKMS PINMLYFNGK EQIIYGKIPA MVVDRCGCS
Alternative NamesFibroblast Growth Factor 8, FGF8, FGF 8, androgen-induced growth factor, AIGF, heparin-binding growth factor 8, HBGF-8
|Length||109 / 218 aa|
|Molecular Weight||12.8 / 24.8 kDa|
|Purity||≥95% determined by reducing and non-reducing SDS-PAGE|
|Endotoxin Level||≤1.00 EU/μg as measured by kinetic LAL|
|Formulation||Lyophilized from a sterile (0.2 micron) filtered aqueous solution containing 5 mM sodium phosphate, 50 mM soldium chloride, pH 7.5|
|Reconstitution||Centrifuge vial before opening. When reconstituting the product, gently pipet and wash down the sides of the vial to ensure full recovery of the protein into solution. It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized product with sterile water at 0.1 mg/ml, which can be further diluted into other aqueous solutions.|
|Stability and Storage||
12 months from date of receipt when stored at -20°C to -80°C as supplied. 1 month when stored at 4°C after reconstituting as directed. 3 months when stored at -20°C to -80°C after reconstituting as directed.