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REG3A Human

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  • REG3A Human
  • Regenerating Islet-Derived 3 Alpha Human Recombinant
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Catalogue number

PRO-421

Synonyms

Regenerating islet-derived protein 3 alpha, Reg III-alpha, Pancreatitis-associated protein 1, REG3A, HIP, PAP, PAP1, REG3, INGAP, PAP-H, PBCGF, REG-III.

Introduction

Pancreatitis-associated protein (PAP) is a secretory protein not normally expressed in healthy pancreas but highly induced during acute pancreatitis. While PAP has been shown to be anti-bacterial and antiapoptotic in vitro, its definitive biological function in vivo is not clear. Using antisepse oligonucleotides, inhibition of PAP expression significantly worsened pancreatitis in a rat model. During pancreatitis, PAP released by the pancreas could mediate lung inflammation through induction of hepatic TNF- alpha expression and subsequent increase in circulating TNF-alpha.
PAP is activated in primary liver cancers. In normal liver, the protein is undetectable in normal mature hepatocytes and found only in some ductular cells, representing potential hepatic progenitor cells. PAP can be considered hepatic cytokine that combines mitogenic and anti-apoptotic functions regarding hepatocytes, and consequently acts as a growth factor in vivo to enhance liver regeneration. In pancreatic cancor, PAP was overexpressed in 79% (30 of 38) of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, 19% (7 of 36) of chronic pancreatitis, and 29% (2 of 7) of mucinous cystadenoma. PAP was found in malignant ductular structures in pancreatic carcinomas as well as in benign proliferating ductules and acinar cells in chronic pancreatitis. Elevation of PAP in patients with pancreatic cancer is not merely explainable by concomitant pancreatitis, but seems to be due to increased PAP production by the cancer cells and is also correlated to tumour load as expressed by the UICC stages.
Epithelial expression of PAP was induced under intestinal mucosal inflammation initiated by exposure to commensal bacteria or DSS as well as inflamed IBD colon. Increased serum level of PAP diagnosed ileal location in active Crohn disease with a sensitivity of 60%, a specificity of 94%, a positive predictive value of 84% and a negative predictive value of 81%. Elevated serum PAP (> 50 ng/mL) is significantly associated with disease activity and ileal location of Crohn disease.

Description

The Recombinant Human REG3A protein is produced with N-terminal fusion of His Tag. The REG3A His -Tagged Fusion Protein is an 18.4 kDa protein containing 149 amino acid residues of the Human REG3A and 16 additional amino acid residues- His Tag (underlined).

Source

Escherichia Coli.

Physical Appearance

Filtered White lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.

Formulation

Filtered (0.4µm) and lyophilized from 0.5 mg/ml in 0.05M Acetate buffer pH-4.

Purity

Greater than 95.0% as determined by SDS-PAGE.

Solubility

It is recommended to add 0.1M Acetate buffer pH-4 to prepare a working stock solution of approximately 0.5mg/ml and let the lyophilized pellet dissolve completely. For conversion into higher pH value, we recommend intensive dilution by relevant buffer to a concentration of 10μg/ml. In higher concentrations the solubility of this antigen is limited. Product is not sterile! Please filter the product by an appropriate sterile filter before using it in the cell culture.

Stability

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.

Amino acid sequence

MRGSHHHHHH GMASHMEEPQ RELPSARIRC PKGSKAYGSH CYALFLSPKS WTDADLACQK RPSGNLVSVL SGAEGSFVSS LVKSIGNSYS YVWIGLHDPT QGTEPNGEGW EWSSSDVMNY FAWERNPSTI SSPGHCASLS RSTAFLRWKD YNCNVRLPYV CKFTD.

Applications

Western blotting, ELISA.

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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