The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
< 0.100 Eu/µg
Human Neurturin is fully biologically active when compared to standards.
Human Neurturin at a concentration of 100ng/ml will support the survival of 65% of newborn rat sympathetic neurons.
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Preparation and Storage
Stability and Storage
Shipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Reconstitute in water to a concentration of 0.1mg/ml
Supports the survival of sympathetic neurons in culture. May regulate the development and maintenance of the CNS. Might control the size of non-neuronal cell population such as haemopoietic cells.
Involvement in disease
Defects in NRTN are a cause of Hirschsprung disease (HSCR) [MIM:142623]. In association with mutations of RET gene, and possibly with other loci, defects in NRTN are involved in Hirschsprung disease. This genetic disorder of neural crest development is characterized by the absence of intramural ganglion cells in the hindgut, often resulting in intestinal obstruction.