Technical Data
Brain Natriuretic Peptide, Recombinant, Human (BNP)
Molecular Biology Storage: -20CShipping: RT
Brain Natriuretic Protein is a protein secreted by the brain and the heart atria, stored mainly in cardiac ventricular myocardium. It can cause Natriuresis; Diuresis; Vasodilation; and inhibits secretion of Renin and Aldosterone. It improves heart function. BNP contains 32 Amino acids.

Amino acid sequence:

Storage and Stability:
Lyophilized powder may be stored at -20C. Reconstitute to nominal volume by adding sterile, dH2O, 0.1% HSA or BSA. Aliquot and store at -20C. Reconstituted product is stable for 12 months at -20C. 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.
Source: E. coli.
Purity: 98% by RP-HPLC, SDS-PAGE.
Form: Supplied as a lyophilized powder in PBS. Reconstitute with sterile, dH2O, 0.1% HSA or BSA to a concentration of 0.1mg/ml.

Important Note: This 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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Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.