This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.
ReconstitutionCentrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in sterile dd water to a concentration = 100 µg/ml. This solution can then be diluted into other aqueous buffers and stored at 4 °C for 2-7 days and at -20 °C for future use.
Beta defensin 4
Defensin beta 104
Defensin beta 4 precursor
FunctionHas antimicrobial activity. Synergistic effects with lysozyme and DEFB103.
Tissue specificityHigh expression in the testis. Gastric antrum exhibited relatively high levels. A lower expression is observed in uterus and neutrophils thyroid gland, lung, and kidney. No detectable expression in other tissues tested.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the beta-defensin family.