Overview

Description

  • NatureRecombinant
  • SourceEscherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • SpeciesMouse
    • SequenceMSPDKQAAAL PRRERNRQAA AASPENSRGK GRRGQRGKNR GCVLTAIHLN VTDLGLGYET KEELIFRYCS GSCESAETMY DKILKNLSRS RRLTSDKVGQ ACCRPVAFDD DLSFLDDNLV YHILRKHSAK RCGCI
    • Amino acids79 to 211

Associated products

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab56286 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Biological activityBiological Activity : The ED50 was determined by the proliferation of rat C6 cells is = 0.2 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of = 5 x 106 units/mg.
  • Applications

    Functional Studies

    SDS-PAGE

  • Endotoxin level< 0.100 Eu/µg
  • Purity> 95 % SDS-PAGE.
    Endotoxin level is less than 0.1 ng per µg (1EU/µg).
  • FormLyophilised
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Store at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C.

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

  • ReconstitutionReconstituted GDNF is stable for at least 3 months when stored in working aliquots with a carrier protein at -20oC.

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • Astrocyte derived trophic factor
    • Astrocyte derived trophic factor 1
    • Astrocyte-derived trophic factor
    • Atf
    • ATF 1
    • ATF 2
    • ATF1
    • ATF2
    • gdnf
    • GDNF_HUMAN
    • Glial cell derived neurotrophic factor
    • Glial Cell Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor
    • Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor
    • Glial derived neurotrophic factor
    • HFB1 GDNF
    • hGDNF
    • HSCR3
    see all
  • FunctionNeurotrophic factor that enhances survival and morphological differentiation of dopaminergic neurons and increases their high-affinity dopamine uptake.
  • Tissue specificityIn the brain, predominantly expressed in the striatum with highest levels in the caudate and lowest in the putamen.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in GDNF may be a cause of Hirschsprung disease (HSCR) [MIM:142623]. In association with mutations of RET gene, defects in GDNF may be 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.
    Defects in GDNF are a cause of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) [MIM:209880]; also known as congenital failure of autonomic control or Ondine curse. CCHS is a rare disorder characterized by abnormal control of respiration in the absence of neuromuscular or lung disease, or an identifiable brain stem lesion. A deficiency in autonomic control of respiration results in inadequate or negligible ventilatory and arousal responses to hypercapnia and hypoxemia.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the TGF-beta family. GDNF subfamily.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted.
  • Information by UniProt

References for Recombinant mouse GDNF protein (ab56286)

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