Prolactin-inducible protein, Gross cystic disease fluid protein 15, GCDFP-15, Prolactin-induced protein, Secretory actin-binding protein, SABP, gp17, PIP, GCDFP15, GPIP4.
Prolactin inducible protein (PIP) is a 17kDa glycoprotein existing in human seminal plasma. PIP is synthesized as a 146 amino acid long polypeptide exhibiting high sequence similarity with mouse submaxillary gland with a single glycosylation site. The precise biological functions of PIP are still ambiguous but various functions have been assigned to PIP due its existence at high concentration in biological fluids. PIP binds to various proteins such as fibrinogen, actin, keratin, myosin and tropomyosin. PIP is also expressed in pathological conditions of the mammary gland and in some exocrine tissues, such as the lacrimal, salivary and sweat glands. Due to PIP’s association with secretory cell differentiation, it has been used in diagnostic evaluation of tumors of breast, salivary gland, and skin.
The Prolactin-Induced Protein produced from Human Seminal Plasma has a molecular mass of 13.52kDa (calculated without glycosylation) containing 118 amino acid residues.
Human Seminal Plasma.
Filtered White lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.
PIP protein filtered (0.4µm) and lyophilized in 0.5mg/ml in 0.05M phosphate buffer and 0.075M NaCl pH 8.0.
It is recommended to add deionized water to prepare a working stock solution of approximately 0.5 mg/ml and let the lyophilized pellet dissolve completely. PIP is not sterile! Please filter the product by an appropriate sterile filter before using it in the cell culture.
Store lyophilized protein at -20°C. Aliquot the product after reconstitution to avoid repeated freezing/thawing cycles. Reconstituted protein can be stored at 4°C for a limited period of time; it does not show any change after two weeks at 4°C.
Greater than 95% as determined by SDS-PAGE.
Amino acid sequence
QDNTRKIIIK NFDIPKSVRP NDEVTAVLAV QTELKECMVV KTYLISSIPL QGAFNYKYTA CLCDDNPKTF YWDFYTNRTV QIAAVVDVIR ELGICPDDAA VIPIKNNRFY TIEILKVE.
Human Virus Test
Samples from each donor have been tested and found negative for HBsAg, HIV1+2, HCV, syphilis, aHBc, RRR.
Safety Data Sheet
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