PBS (pH 7.4) with 10% glycerol.
Store as concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), store at 4ºC. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20ºC or below. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.
C-terminal His-Tag; Length: 123 a.a. Sequence: QSRTLAGGIH ATDLNDKSVQ RALDFAISEY NKVINKDEYY SRPLQVMAAY QQIVGGVNYY FNVKFGRTTC TKSQPNLDNC PFNDQPKLKE
EEFCSFQINE VPWEDKISIL NYKCRKVHHH HHH
> 90% by SDS-PAGE.
< 1.0 EU/μg (determined by LAL method)
For In vitro laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
The cystatin superfamily encompasses proteins that contain multiple cystatin-like sequences. Some of the members are active cysteine protease inhibitors, while others have lost or perhaps never acquired this inhibitory activity. There are three inhibitory families in the superfamily, including the type 1 cystatins (stefins), type 2 cystatins and the kininogens. The type 2 cystatin proteins are a class of cysteine proteinase inhibitors found in a variety of human fluids and secretions. The cystatin locus on chromosome 20 contains the majority of the type 2 cystatin genes and pseudogenes. This gene is located in the cystatin locus and encodes a protein found in saliva and tears. The encoded protein may play a protective role against proteinases present in the oral cavity. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]