CSF2RA Human

CSF2RA Human

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  • CSF2RA Human

  • GM-CSF Receptor Alpha Human Recombinant
  • CYT-796
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CD116, CDw116, CSF2R, GM-CSF-R-alpha, GMCSFR, GMR, SMDP4, GMR-alpha, CD116 Antigen, CSF2RAX, CSF2RY, CSF2RAY, CSF2RX, Colony Stimulating Factor 2 Receptor Alpha Subunit, GM-CSF Receptor Alpha Subunit, Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor Receptor Alpha Chain, Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor Receptor Subunit Alpha.


GM-CSF Receptor Alpha (CSF2RA) is the alpha subunit of the heterodimeric receptor for colony stimulating factor 2, a cytokine which controls the production, differentiation, and function of granulocytes and macrophages. CSFR2 is also a member of the cytokine family of receptors. In addition, this gene is found in the pseudoautosomal region (PAR) of the X and Y chromosomes. Multiple transcript variants encoding various isoforms have been found for this gene, while some of the isoforms being membrane-bound and others being soluble. Diseases associated with CSF2RA include surfactant metabolism dysfunction, pulmonary 4, and csf2ra-related pulmonary surfactant metabolism dysfunction.


CSF2RA Human Recombinant produced in E.Coli is a single, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 324 amino acids (20-320 a.a) and having a molecular mass of 37.2kDa.
CSF2RA is fused to a 23 amino acid His-tag at N-terminus & purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.


Escherichia Coli.

Physical Appearance

Sterile Filtered clear solution.


CSF2RA protein solution (1mg/ml) containing 20mM Tris-HCl buffer (pH 8.0), 0.4M urea and 10% glycerol.


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.


Greater than 85.0% as determined by SDS-PAGE.

Safety Data Sheet


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.


Unlocking the Potential of Human Recombinant Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor Receptor: Implications and Applications




The Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor Receptor (CNTFR) plays a pivotal role in mediating the effects of ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) on neuronal survival and growth. This paper examines the significance of Human Recombinant CNTFR, its production techniques, and its potential applications in neurobiology and therapeutic interventions. The review underscores CNTFR's crucial role in advancing neuroprotection and neuroregeneration research.




CNTFR, a transmembrane protein, is central to transducing the signals initiated by CNTF. Availability of Human Recombinant CNTFR enables researchers to dissect its contribution to neuronal function and develop targeted therapies for neurodegenerative disorders. CNTFR's role in modulating neuronal health and promoting regeneration makes it a cornerstone in neurobiology.


Role in CNTF Signaling:


CNTFR forms a receptor complex with other proteins, including gp130 and LIFRβ, to bind CNTF and trigger downstream signaling pathways. Activation of intracellular cascades, such as JAK/STAT and MAPK, is instrumental in driving the neuroprotective and growth-promoting effects of CNTF.


Production Methods:


Human Recombinant CNTFR is generated through gene expression in suitable host cells, often utilizing bacterial or mammalian systems. Ensuring accurate folding and post-translational modifications is crucial to preserve its functionality and affinity for CNTF.


Therapeutic Applications:


Human Recombinant CNTFR holds promise for therapeutic applications in neurodegenerative diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis, and retinal degeneration. Manipulating CNTFR-associated signaling presents opportunities to bolster neuronal survival and regeneration, potentially revolutionizing patient care.


Challenges and Future Directions:


While the potential is significant, challenges encompass optimizing CNTFR-CNTF interactions, effective tissue delivery, and understanding potential off-target effects. Ongoing research is paramount to unravel the complete mechanisms of CNTFR-mediated signaling and its therapeutic implications.




Human Recombinant Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor Receptor emerges as a vital tool in advancing our grasp of neuroprotection and regeneration. Its capacity to modulate CNTF effects opens doors to innovative therapeutic strategies for addressing neurodegenerative disorders, embodying the intersection of molecular insights and clinical progress.




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  2. Sendtner M. The biology of neurotrophic factors. J Neurobiol. 1994;25(11):1384-1403.
  3. Davis S, Aldrich TH, Valenzuela DM, et al. The receptor for ciliary neurotrophic factor. Science. 1991;253(5015):59-63.
  4. Benveniste EN, Benveniste P, Shaffer K. Ciliary neurotrophic factor promotes the glial differentiation of rat cortical precursor cells. J Neurosci Res. 1993;36(6):607-614.
  5. DeChiara TM, Vejsada R, Poueymirou WT, et al. Mice lacking the CNTF receptor, unlike mice lacking CNTF, exhibit profound motor neuron deficits at birth. Cell. 1995;83(2):313-322.
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