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Recombinant Human BD-1 (47a.a.)



Catalog Number : 300-51A

Description

Defensins (alpha and beta) are cationic peptides with a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity that comprise an important arm of the innate immune system. The α-defensins are distinguished from the β-defensins by the pairing of their three disulfide bonds. To date, six human β-defensins have been identified; BD-1, BD-2, BD-3, BD-4, BD-5 and BD-6. β-defensins are expressed on some leukocytes and at epithelial surfaces. In addition to their direct antimicrobial activities, they can act as chemoattractants towards immature dendritic cells and memory T cells. The β-defensin proteins are expressed as the C-terminal portion of precursors and are released by proteolytic cleavage of a signal sequence and in some cases, a propeptide sequence. β-defensins contain a six-cysteine motif that forms three intra-molecular disulfide bonds. Recombinant human BD-1 is a 5.0 kDa protein containing 47 amino acid residues.

Additional Information

Source:
E. Coli
 
Purity:
Above 98% as determined by SDS-PAGE Analysis.
 
Cross Reactivity:
NULL
 
Biological Activity
Determined by its ability to chemoattract CD34+ dendritic cells using a concentration range of 100.0-1000.0 ng/ml.
 
AA Sequence
GNFLTGLGH RSDHYNCVS SGGQCLYSA CPIFTKIQG TCYRGKAKC CK
Research Interest: Immunology
Protein Cross Reactivity: NULL

Availability: In stock

Size Price Qty
5µg
$80.00
20µg
$195.00
100µg
$600.00
500µg
$1,800.00
1mg
$3,000.00