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BD2, Recombinant, Human (beta Defensin-2)


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Recombinant Human beta-defensin-2
(BD-2) is an antimicrobial peptide which belongs to the distinct family of beta-defensins. Recent studies have shown that the beta-defensins are present in the human airways. It may be relevant to the pathogenesis of cystic fibrosis lung disease. Recombinant Human BD-2 is a 4.3kD protein containing 41 amino acid residues.
Catalog #B0901
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Reconstitute to nominal volume by adding sterile acetic acid, aliquot and store at -20°C. Stable for 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
Country of OriginUSA
Molecular Weight4.3kD
SourceHuman, recombinant protein expressed in E. coli
Purity98% by SDS-PAGE and HPLC Endotoxin: 0.1ng/ug (1EU/ug)
FormForm: Supplied as a sterile-filtered, lyophilized powder. Reconstitute in 10mM acetic acid to a concentration of 0.1-1mg/ml.THIS SOLUTION CAN THEN BE DILUTED INTO OTHER AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS.
SpecificityBiological Activity: Determined by its ability to chemoattract immature dendritic cells using a concentration of 10-100ng/ml.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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