The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
< 0.100 Eu/µg
% SDS-PAGE. Purity: >98%, assessed by SDS Page and HPLC analysis.
Endotoxin level is less than 0.1 ng per µg (1EU/µg).
Reconstituted Relaxin 2 is stable for at least 3 months when stored in working aliquots with a carrier protein at -20°C.
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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.
Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml. Do not vortex.
Relaxin A chain
Relaxin is an ovarian hormone that acts with estrogen to produce dilatation of the birth canal in many mammals. May be involved in remodeling of connective tissues during pregnancy, promoting growth of pubic ligaments and ripening of the cervix.
Isoform 1 is expressed in the ovary during pregnancy. Also expressed in placenta, decidua and prostate. Isoform 2 is relatively abundant in placenta. It is in much lower abundance in the prostate gland. Not detected in the ovary.