Name : SDF-1α/CXCL12, Mouse

Product Concentration :

Background :
Stromal-Cell Derived Factor-1 alpha/ CXCL12 (SDF-1α) and SDF-1β, members of the chemokine α subfamily that lack the ELR domain, were initially identified using the signal sequence trap cloning strategy from a mouse bone-marrow stromal cell line. These proteins were subsequently also cloned from a human stromal cell line as cytokines that supported the proliferation of a stromal cell-dependent pre-B-cell line. SDF-1α and SDF-1β cDNAs encode precursor proteins of 89 and 93 amino acid residues, respectively. Both SDF-1α and SDF-1β are encoded by a single gene and arise by alternative splicing. The two proteins are identical except for the four amino acid residues that are present in the carboxy-terminus of SDF-1β and absent from SDF-1α. SDF-1/PBSF is highly conserved between species, with only one amino acid substitution between the mature human and mouse proteins. SDF-1/PBSF acts via the chemokine receptor CXCR4 and has been shown to be a chemoattractant for T-lymphocytes, monocytes, pro- and pre- B cells, but not neutrophils. Mice lacking SDF-1 or CXCR4 have been found to have impaired B-lymphopoiesis, myelopoiesis, vascular development, cardiogenesis and abnormal neuronal cell migration and patterning in the central nervous system.

Biological Activity :
Fully biologically active when compared to standard. The biological activity determined by a chemotaxis bioassay using human peripheral blood monocytes is in a concentration range of 50.0-100.0 ng/ml.

expression system :
E. coli

Tag :
SDF-1α/CXCL12 (Lys22-Lys89)Accession # Q4FJL5

Protein Accession No. :

Synonyms :
SDF-1-α; SDF1α; CXCL-12; IRH; PBSF; SCYB12; SDF1; TLSF; TPAR1; C-X-C motif chemokine ligand 12

Molecular Weight :

Purity :
> 97% as analyzed by SDS-PAGE> 97% as analyzed by HPLC

Product Concentration :
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS, pH 7.4.

Storage and Stability :
Upon receiving, this product remains stable for up to 6 months at -70°C or -20°C. Upon reconstitution, the product should be stable for up to 1 week at 4°C or up to 3 months at -20°C. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

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