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MCAF, Recombinant, Rat (MCP-1, Macrophage/Monocyte Chemotactic and Activating Factor)


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Macrophage/monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) plays an important role in the inflammatory response of blood monocytes and tissue macrophages. Rat MCP-1 is a 14.1kD protein containing 125 amino acid residues.
Catalog #M2690-15
Biological Activity The maximal chemotactic activity of rat MCP-1 on human monocytes was achieved at 100 ng/ml.
Responding Cells (partial list) Monocytes/macrophages
Concentration Range for most in vitro applications 10.0-100 ng/ml
Storage and StabilityReconstitute to nominal volume by adding sterile ddH2O, aliquot and store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 12 months at -20°C. 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
Molecular Weight14.1kD
SourceRecombinant, Rat (E. coli)
FormSupplied as a sterile filtered lyophilized powder. Reconstitute in sterile ddH2Oto a concentration of 0.1-1mg/ml. Further dilutions can be made with aqeuous buffers.
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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