Human NP-1

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Size20 µg
Price170 €
SourceE. coli
Purity Confirmation> 98% by SDS-PAGE & HPLC analyses
Length [aa]30
Molecular Weight3.4 kDa
Endotoxin Levels< 0.1 ng /mg of protein (<1EU/mg).
Biological ActivityDetermined by its ability to chemoattract immature dendritic cells using a concentration of 1.0-10.0 ng/ml.
Species ReactivityHuman
ReconstitutionCentrifuge the vial prior to opening!
SynonymsNeutrophil Peptide-1, alpha Defensin-1, HNP-1, Cryptdin
DescriptionDefensins (α and β) are cationic peptides with a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity that comprise an important arm of the innate immune system. The α-defensins which include NP-1, NP-2 and NP-3, are distinguished from the β-defensins by the pairing of their three disulfide bonds. In addition to antimicrobial activity, NP-1 exhibits chemotactic activity on dendritic cells. NP-1 is expressed as the C-terminal portion of an inactive precursor protein, which also contains a 19 amino acid N-terminal signal sequence and a 45 amino acid polypeptide. NP-1 contains a six-cysteine motif that forms three intra-molecular disulfide bonds. Recombinant human NP-1 is a 3.4 kDa protein containing 30 amino acid residues.
Uniprot IDQ15818
Protein RefSeqNP_002513.2
mRNA RefSeqNM_002522.3

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