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BLVRB Mouse

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  • BLVRB Mouse
  • Biliverdin Reductase B Mouse Recombinant
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Catalogue number

ENZ-1074

Synonyms

Flavin reductase (NADPH), FR, Biliverdin reductase B, BVR-B, Biliverdin-IX beta-reductase, NADPH-dependent diaphorase, NADPH-flavin reductase, FLR.

Introduction

BLVRB (EC 1.3.1.24) catalyzes electron transfer from reduced pyridine nucleotides to flavins as well as methylene blue, pyrroloquinoline quinone, riboflavin, or methemoglobin. BLVRB is involved in protecting cells from oxidative damage or in regulating iron metabolism. BLVRB converts biliverdin to bilirubin in the liver, converting a double-bond between the second and third pyrrole ring into a single-bond. BLVRB plays a role as in human erythrocytic heme catabolic pathway and most mammalian species. Biliverdin reductase is abundantly expressed in kidney, spleen, liver and brain as well as at lower levels in the thymus and minimal levels being detected in testis.

Description

BLVRB Mouse Recombinant produced in E. coli is a single, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 229 amino acids (1-206 a.a) and having a molecular mass of 24.6kDa.
BLVRB is fused to a 23 amino acid His-tag at N-terminus & purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.

Source

Escherichia Coli.

Physical Appearance

Sterile filtered colorless solution.

Formulation

BLVRB protein solution (0.5mg/ml) containing 20mM Tris-HCl buffer (pH8.0) containing 10% glycerol.

Stability

Store at 4°C if entire vial will be used within 2-4 weeks.
Store, frozen at -20°C for longer periods of time.
For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA).
Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.

Purity

Greater than 95.0% as determined by SDS-PAGE.

Amino acid sequence

MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MGSMTVKKIA IFGATGRTGL TTLAQAVQAG YEVTVLVRDS SRLPSEGPQP AHVVVGDVRQ AADVDKTVAG QEAVIVLLGT GNDLSPTTVM SEGTRNIVTA MKAHGVDKVV ACTSAFLLWD PTKVPPRLQD VTDDHIRMHK ILQESGLKYV AVMPPHIGDQ PLTGAYTVTL DGRGPSRVIS KHDLGHFMLR CLTTNEYDGH TTYPSHQYD.

Safety Data Sheet

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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