Overview

Description

  • Nature
    Native
  • Source
    Native
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Species
      Human

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab90387 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

  • Biological activity

    Activity: Greater than 200 units per mg protein. One unit is defined as the amount of enzyme that hydrolyzes one µmole of Z-Arg-Arg-beta-naphthylamide per minute at 40°C, using 100 mM Na/K phosphate, pH 6.0, with 1.33 mM EDTA and 2 mM DTT as the activation buffer.

  • Applications

    Functional Studies

    SDS-PAGE

    Western blot

  • Purity
    > 95 % SDS-PAGE.

  • Form
    Liquid
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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: 50mM Sodium acetate, 1mM EDTA, pH 5.0

    This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • Amyloid precursor protein secretase
    • APP secretase
    • APPS
    • CATB_HUMAN
    • Cathepsin B heavy chain
    • Cathepsin B1
    • CathepsinB
    • CPSB
    • CTSB
    • cysteine protease
    • OTTHUMP00000116009
    • OTTHUMP00000229510
    • OTTHUMP00000229511
    • OTTHUMP00000229512
    • OTTHUMP00000229514
    • OTTHUMP00000229515
    • OTTHUMP00000229516
    • Preprocathepsin B
    see all
  • Function
    Thiol protease which is believed to participate in intracellular degradation and turnover of proteins. Has also been implicated in tumor invasion and metastasis.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the peptidase C1 family.
  • Cellular localization
    Lysosome. Melanosome. Identified by mass spectrometry in melanosome fractions from stage I to stage IV.
  • Information by UniProt

References

This product has been referenced in:
  • Yoon JY  et al. Synergistic apoptotic response between valproic acid and fludarabine in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) cells involves the lysosomal protease cathepsin B. Blood Cancer J 3:e153 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 24141622) »

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