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Human TWEAK protein (active)

Cat No. GTX48337-pro

Application

Functional Assay

Species

Human
Package
25 μg ($369)
PRODUCT

Summary

Recombinant human TWEAK is a soluble 17.0 kDa polypeptide (154 amino acid residues) comprising the TNF homologous region of TWEAK and is generated by proteolytic processing of the full length membrane anchored TWEAK protein.

APPLICATION

Application Note

1. The ED₅₀ was determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of IL-8 production by Human PBMC is less than 10 ng/ml.
2. TWEAK weakly induces the death of HT29 cells when cultured in the presence of IFN-γ. The ED₅₀ for this effect is between 30.0-45.0 ng/ml.

PROPERTIES

Form

Lyophilized powder

Buffer

Batch dependent (please contact us for details)

Storage

Store at -20ºC or below. After reconstitution, keep as concentrated solution. Avoid freeze-thaw cycles.

Region/Sequence

MKGRKTRARR AIAAHYEVHP RPGQDGAQAG VDGTVSGWEE ARINSSSPLR YNRQIGEFIV TRAGLYYLYC QVHFDEGKAV YLKLDLLVDG VLALRCLEEF SATAASSLGP QLRLCQVSGL LALRPGSSLR IRTLPWAHLK AAPFLTYFGL FQVH

Expression System

E. Coli

Purity

> 98%

Endotoxin

< 1 EU/μg

Conjugation

Unconjugated

Note

For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.

TARGET

Synonyms

TNF superfamily member 12 , APO3L , DR3LG , TNLG4A , TWEAK

Background

The protein encoded by this gene is a cytokine that belongs to the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) ligand family. This protein is a ligand for the FN14/TWEAKR receptor. This cytokine has overlapping signaling functions with TNF, but displays a much wider tissue distribution. This cytokine, which exists in both membrane-bound and secreted forms, can induce apoptosis via multiple pathways of cell death in a cell type-specific manner. This cytokine is also found to promote proliferation and migration of endothelial cells, and thus acts as a regulator of angiogenesis. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. Some transcripts skip the last exon of this gene and continue into the second exon of the neighboring TNFSF13 gene; such read-through transcripts are contained in GeneID 407977, TNFSF12-TNFSF13. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2010]

Database

  • Gene ID: 8742 TNFSF12

Research Area

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