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VEGF C Human

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  • VEGF C Human
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor C Human Recombinant
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Catalogue number

CYT-527

Synonyms

VEGF-C, Vascular endothelial growth factor C, VRP, Flt4 ligand, Flt4-L, Vascular endothelial growth factor-related protein, VEGFC.

Introduction

VEGF-C, also known as Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Related Protein (VRP), is a recently discovered VEGF growth factor family member that is most closely related to VEGF-D. Human VEGF-C cDNA encodes a pre-pro-protein of 416 amino acids residues. It is almost identical to the mouse VEGF-C protein. Similar to VEGF-D, VEGF-C has a VEGF homology domain spanning the middle third of the precursor molecule and long N- and C-terminal extensions. In adults, VEGF-C is highly expressed in heart, placenta, ovary and small intestine. Recombinant human VEGF-C, lacking the N- and C-terminal extensions and containing only the middle VEGF homology domain, forms primarily non-covalently linked dimers. This protein is a ligand for both VEGFR-2/KDR and VEGFR-3/FLT-4. Since VEGFR-3 is strongly expressed in lymphatic endothelial cells, it has been postulated that VEGF-C is involved in the regulation of the growth and/or differentiation of lymphatic endothelium. Although recombinant human VEGF-C is also a mitogen for vascular endothelial cells, it is much less potent than VEGF-A.

Description

VEGF-C Human Recombinant- contains 121 amino acids residues including 6 amino acid His-tag fused at the C-terminal end. As a result of glycosylation VEGF-C migrates as an 18-24 kDa protein in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.

Source

Sf9, Insect Cells.

Physical Appearance

Sterile Filtered White lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.

Formulation

Each mg of VEGF-C Human contains 50mg BSA and 1xPBS as buffer.

Solubility

It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized VEGF-C in sterile 18MΩ-cm H2O not less than 100µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.

Stability

Lyophilized VEGF-C although stable at room temperature for 3 weeks, should be stored desiccated below -18°C. Upon reconstitution VEGF-C should be stored at 4°C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18°C.
Please prevent freeze-thaw cycles.

Purity

Greater than 90.0% as determined by SDS-PAGE.

Biological Activity

Measured by its ability to induce to the VEGFR-3/FLT-4 receptor phosphorylation inPAEC/VEGFR3 cells and VEGFC induced proliferation of primary HDLEC cells.

Usage

Prospec's products are furnished for LABORATORY RESEARCH USE ONLY. The product may not be used as drugs, agricultural or pesticidal products, food additives or household chemicals.
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