20 mM Tris-HCl buffer (pH 8.0) with 10% glycerol, 1 mM DTT.
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.
1 mg/ml (Please refer to the vial label for the specific concentration.)
Full length protein, N-terminal His-Tag; MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MEVTGDAGVP ESGEIRTLKP CLLRRNYSRE QHGVAASCLE DLRSKACDIL AIDKSLTPVT LVLAEDGTIV DDDDYFLCLP SNTKFVALAS NEKWAYNNSD GGTAWISQES FDVDETDSGA GLKWKNVARQ LKEDLSSIIL LSEEDLQMLV DAPCSDLAQE LRQSCATVQR LQHTLQQVLD QREEVRQSKQ LLQLYLQALE KEGSLLSKQE ESKAAFGEEV DAVDTGISRE TSSDVALASH ILTALREKQA PELSLSSQDL ELVTKEDPKA LAVALNWDIK KTETVQEACE WELALRLQQT QSLHSLRSIS ASKASPPGDL QNPKRARQDP T
> 90% by SDS-PAGE.
For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
DNA fragmentation factor subunit alpha , DFF-45 , DFF1 , ICAD
Apoptosis is a cell death process that removes toxic and/or useless cells during mammalian development. The apoptotic process is accompanied by shrinkage and fragmentation of the cells and nuclei and degradation of the chromosomal DNA into nucleosomal units. DNA fragmentation factor (DFF) is a heterodimeric protein of 40-kD (DFFB) and 45-kD (DFFA) subunits. DFFA is the substrate for caspase-3 and triggers DNA fragmentation during apoptosis. DFF becomes activated when DFFA is cleaved by caspase-3. The cleaved fragments of DFFA dissociate from DFFB, the active component of DFF. DFFB has been found to trigger both DNA fragmentation and chromatin condensation during apoptosis. Two alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]