Key features and details
- Expression system: Escherichia coli
- Purity: > 90% SDS-PAGE
- Active: Yes
- Suitable for: WB, Inhibition Assay
Product nameRecombinant human Cathepsin L/MEP protein
See all Cathepsin L/MEP proteins and peptides
Specific Activity: 6000 units/mg protein. One unit will hydrolyze one nmol Z-Phe-Arg-AFC substrate per minute at 37°C in 400 mM Sodium Acetate, pH 5.5, with 4 mM EDTA and 10 mM DTT.
Purity> 90 % SDS-PAGE.
Expression systemEscherichia coli
Protein lengthFull length protein
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab81780 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
This product is manufactured by BioVision, an Abcam company and was previously called 1135 Cathepsin L, human recombinant. 1135-5 is the same size as the 5 µg size of ab81780.
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Preparation and Storage
Stability and Storage
Shipped at 4°C. Add glycerol to a final volume of 50% for extra stability and aliquot. Store at -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Constituents: 50% Glycerol (glycerin, glycerine), 0.2% Sodium acetate, 0.29% Sodium chloride
This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.
- Cathepsin L
- cathepsin L, 1 b
- Cathepsin L1
FunctionImportant for the overall degradation of proteins in lysosomes.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the peptidase C1 family.
- Information by UniProt
SDS-PAGE (4-20%) of h-Cathepsin L/MEP ab81780:
1: Protein Marker
2: Human Cathepsin L/MEP (5 μg)
3: Human Cathepsin L/MEP (8 μg)
4: Human Cathepsin L/MEP (10 μg)
To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab81780 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.