Human Myelin Basic Protein full length protein (ab43614)

Overview

Description

  • NatureRecombinant
  • SourceE. coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • SpeciesHuman
    • Amino acids0 to 0

Specifications

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  • Applications

    Functional Studies

  • FormLiquid
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped on dry ice. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -80ºC. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.

    Preservative: None
    Constituents: 25% Glycerol, 50mM Tris HCl, 150mM Sodium chloride, 0.25mM DTT, 0.1mM EGTA, 0.1mM EDTA, 0.1mM PMSF, pH 7.5

General info

  • Alternative names
    • GDB
    • Golli MBP
    • Golli MBP; myelin basic protein
    • Hemopoietic MBP
    • HMBPR
    • HUGO
    • MBP
    • mbp
    • MBP_HUMAN
    • MGC99675
    • MLD
    • Myelin A1 protein
    • Myelin basic protein
    • Myelin Deficient
    • Myelin membrane encephalitogenic protein
    • OTTHUMP00000163776
    • OTTHUMP00000174387
    • OTTHUMP00000174388
    • SHI
    • Shiverer
    • SP
    see all
  • FunctionThe classic group of MBP isoforms (isoform 4-isoform 14) are with PLP the most abundant protein components of the myelin membrane in the CNS. They have a role in both its formation and stabilization. The smaller isoforms might have an important role in remyelination of denuded axons in multiple sclerosis. The non-classic group of MBP isoforms (isoform 1-isoform 3/Golli-MBPs) may preferentially have a role in the early developing brain long before myelination, maybe as components of transcriptional complexes, and may also be involved in signaling pathways in T-cells and neural cells. Differential splicing events combined with optional post-translational modifications give a wide spectrum of isomers, with each of them potentially having a specialized function. Induces T-cell proliferation.
  • Tissue specificityMBP isoforms are found in both the central and the peripheral nervous system, whereas Golli-MBP isoforms are expressed in fetal thymus, spleen and spinal cord, as well as in cell lines derived from the immune system.
  • Involvement in diseaseNote=The reduction in the surface charge of citrullinated and/or methylated MBP could result in a weakened attachment to the myelin membrane. This mechanism could be operative in demyelinating diseases such as chronical multiple sclerosis (MS), and fulminating MS (Marburg disease).
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the myelin basic protein family.
  • Developmental stageExpression begins abruptly in 14-16 week old fetuses. Even smaller isoforms seem to be produced during embryogenesis; some of these persisting in the adult. Isoform 4 expression is more evident at 16 weeks and its relative proportion declines thereafter.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Several charge isomers of MBP; C1 (the most cationic, least modified, and most abundant form), C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, C7, C8-A and C8-B (the least cationic form); are produced as a result of optional PTM, such as phosphorylation, deamidation of glutamine or asparagine, arginine citrullination and methylation. C8-A and C8-B contain each two mass isoforms termed C8-A(H), C8-A(L), C8-B(H) and C8-B(L), (H) standing for higher and (L) for lower molecular weight. C3, C4 and C5 are phosphorylated. The ratio of methylated arginine residues decreases during aging, making the protein more cationic.
    The N-terminal alanine is acetylated (isoform 3, isoform 4, isoform 5 and isoform 6).
    Arg-241 was found to be 6% monomethylated and 60% symmetrically dimethylated.
  • Cellular localizationMyelin membrane. Cytoplasmic side of myelin.
  • Target information above from: UniProt accession P02686 The UniProt Consortium
    The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt) in 2010
    Nucleic Acids Res. 38:D142-D148 (2010) .

    Information by UniProt

References for Human Myelin Basic Protein full length protein (ab43614)

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