Overview

Description

  • NatureNatural
  • SourceNative
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • SpeciesHuman

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab77871 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Biological activitySpecific activity: 541 Units/mg (prior to lyophilization). One unit is the amount of enzyme which digests hemoglobin releasing peptides which are soluble in 10% TCA. The reaction is measured by an increase of an A280 of 1.0 per 60 minutes at 37ºC. Substrate: Acid denatured hemoglobin (0.2% in reaction mixture). Buffer: 0.1 M formate, pH 3.3.
  • Applications

    SDS-PAGE

  • Purity> 95 % SDS-PAGE.

  • FormLyophilised
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.

    Preservative: None
    Constituents: 2mM Sodium phosphate, pH 6.5

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

  • ReconstitutionReconstitute with 28.3ul distilled water. Protein: 0.883mg/ml (prior to lyophilization).

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • CatD
    • CATD_HUMAN
    • Cathepsin D heavy chain
    • CD
    • Ceroid lipofuscinosis neuronal 10
    • CLN10
    • CPSD
    • ctsd
    • Epididymis secretory sperm binding protein Li 130P
    • HEL S 130P
    • Lysosomal aspartyl peptidase
    • Lysosomal aspartyl protease
    • MGC2311
    see all
  • FunctionAcid protease active in intracellular protein breakdown. Involved in the pathogenesis of several diseases such as breast cancer and possibly Alzheimer disease.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in the aorta extrcellular space (at protein level).
  • Involvement in diseaseCeroid lipofuscinosis, neuronal, 10
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the peptidase A1 family.
    Contains 1 peptidase A1 domain.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    N- and O-glycosylated.
  • Cellular localizationLysosome. Melanosome. Secreted, extracellular space. Identified by mass spectrometry in melanosome fractions from stage I to stage IV. In aortic samples, detected as an extracellular protein loosely bound to the matrix (PubMed:20551380).
  • Information by UniProt

References for Natural human Cathepsin D protein (ab77871)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Cubedo J  et al. A novel truncated form of apolipoprotein A-I transported by dense LDL is increased in diabetic patients. J Lipid Res 56:1762-73 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 26168996) »

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