Overview

Description

  • Nature
    Recombinant
  • Source
    Escherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Species
      Rat
    • Sequence
      The sequence of the first five N-terminal amino acids was determined and was found to be Ala-Val-Pro-Ile-His.
    • Amino acids
      22 to 167

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab73532 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    SDS-PAGE

    Functional Studies

  • Purity
    > 95 % SDS-PAGE.
    ab73532 was purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques. Purity:Greater than 95.0% as determined by: (a) Analysis by RP-HPLC. (b) Analysis by SDS-PAGE.
  • Form
    Lyophilised
  • Additional notes
    For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA).
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.

    0.0045mM sodium bicarbonate

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

  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute in sterile 18MOhm/cm water to not less than 100µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • FLJ94114
    • LEP
    • LEP_HUMAN
    • LEPD
    • Leptin
    • Leptin (murine obesity homolog)
    • Leptin (obesity homolog, mouse)
    • Leptin Murine Obesity Homolog
    • Leptin Precursor Obesity Factor
    • OB
    • Obese protein
    • Obese, mouse, homolog of
    • Obesity
    • Obesity factor
    • Obesity homolog mouse
    • Obesity Murine Homolog Leptin
    • OBS
    • OTTHUMP00000212285
    see all
  • Function
    May function as part of a signaling pathway that acts to regulate the size of the body fat depot. An increase in the level of LEP may act directly or indirectly on the CNS to inhibit food intake and/or regulate energy expenditure as part of a homeostatic mechanism to maintain constancy of the adipose mass.
  • Involvement in disease
    Defects in LEP may be a cause of obesity (OBESITY) [MIM:601665]. It is a condition characterized by an increase of body weight beyond the limitation of skeletal and physical requirements, as the result of excessive accumulation of body fat.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the leptin family.
  • Cellular localization
    Secreted.
  • Information by UniProt

References for Recombinant rat Leptin protein (ab73532)

ab73532 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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