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LBP Mouse

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  • LBP Mouse
  • Lipopolysaccaride Mouse Recombinant
  • Shipped at Room temp.

Catalogue number

PRO-539

Synonyms

Lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, LBP, Ly88.

Introduction

Lipopolysaccharides (LPS) are a type of glycolipids on the outer cell wall of Gram-negative bacteria. Lipopolysaccharide binding protein (aka LBP) is a plasma protein which facilitates the diffusion of bacterial LPS (endotoxin). LBP is involved in the acute-phase immunologic response to gram-negative bacterial infections. In cooperation with bactericidal permeability-increasing protein (BPI), LBP binds LPS and interacts with the CD14 receptor, most likely playing a role in regulating LPS-dependent monocyte responses. LBP belongs to a family of structurally and functionally related proteins, including BPI, plasma cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP), and phospholipid transfer protein (PLTP). The LBP gene is found on chromosome 20, directly downstream of the BPI gene. LBP catalyzes the transfer of LPS monomers from LPS aggregates to HDL particles, to phospholipid bilayers, and to a binding site on soluble CD14 (sCD14). sCD14 is capable of speeding up the transfer by receiving an LPS monomer from an LPS aggregate, and then yielding it to an HDL particle, therefore acting as a soluble "shuttle" for an insoluble lipid.

Description

LBP is produced from mouse LBP transfected CHO-cells in serum free medium. For transfection we have cloned complete mouse LBP cDNA into expression vector pPOL-DHFR. Before transfection the complete mouse LBP cDNA was amplified by PCR and cloned into expression vector p-POL-DHFR. RmLBP was produced by his-tag by means of metal affinity purification with Talon and controlled by SDS page. Showing a 58kDa band on SDS-PAGE. 
Attention: His-tag at the c-terminal end of the LBP has no protease site and is not to split off.

Source

Chinese Hamster Ovarian Cells (CHO).

Physical Appearance

Sterile Filtered White lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.

Formulation

Recombinant Mouse LBP was lyophilized from a protein solution (1 mg/ml) containing phosphate-buffered saline, pH 7.2.

Solubility

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

Stability

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

Biological Activity

Up to 2µg/ml LBP mediates binding of FITC-LPS (0.5µg/ml) to CD14+CHO transfectants (2 x 106/ml).

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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