Overview

Description

  • Nature

    Recombinant
  • Source

    Escherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Accession
    • Species

      Human
    • Sequence

      MSPILGYWKI KGLVQPTRLL LEYLEEKYEE HLYERDEGDK WRNKKFELGL EFPNLPYYID GDVKLTQSMA IIRYIADKHN MLGGCPKERA EISMLEGAVL DIRYGVSRIA YSKDFETLKV DFLSKLPEML KMFEDRLCHK TYLNGDHVTH PDFMLYDALD VVLYMDPMCL DAFPKLVCFK KRIEAIPQID KYLKSSKYIA WPLQGWQATF GGGDHPPKSD LVPRGSPEFA MPMFIVNTNV PRASVPDGFL SELTQQLAQA TGKPPQYIAV HVVPDQLMAF GGSSEPCALC SLHSIGKIGG AQNRSYSKLL CGLLAERLRI SPDRVYINYY DMNAANVGWN NSTFA
    • Molecular weight

      39 kDa including tags
    • Amino acids

      1 to 115
    • Tags

      GST tag N-Terminus
    • Additional sequence information

      NCBI Accession No.: NP_002406

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab202245 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    Mass Spectrometry

    SDS-PAGE

  • Mass spectrometry

    MALDI-TOF
  • Purity

    > 90 % SDS-PAGE.
    ab202245 was purified by conventional chromatography techniques.
  • Form

    Liquid
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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.

    pH: 7.4
    Constituents: 10% Glycerol, 89% PBS

General Info

  • Alternative names

    • GIF
    • GLIF
    • Glycosylation inhibiting factor
    • Glycosylation-inhibiting factor
    • L-dopachrome isomerase
    • L-dopachrome tautomerase
    • Macrophage migration inhibitory factor
    • Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (glycosylation-inhibiting factor)
    • MIF
    • MIF protein
    • MIF_HUMAN
    • MMIF
    • Phenylpyruvate tautomerase
    see all
  • Function

    Pro-inflammatory cytokine. Involved in the innate immune response to bacterial pathogens. The expression of MIF at sites of inflammation suggests a role as mediator in regulating the function of macrophages in host defense. Counteracts the anti-inflammatory activity of glucocorticoids. Has phenylpyruvate tautomerase and dopachrome tautomerase activity (in vitro), but the physiological substrate is not known. It is not clear whether the tautomerase activity has any physiological relevance, and whether it is important for cytokine activity.
  • Involvement in disease

    Genetic variations in MIF are associated with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis systemic juvenile (RASJ) [MIM:604302]. An inflammatory articular disorder with systemic-onset beginning before the age of 16. It represents a subgroup of juvenile arthritis associated with severe extraarticular features and occasionally fatal complications. During active phases of the disorder, patients display a typical daily spiking fever, an evanescent macular rash, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, serositis, myalgia and arthritis.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the MIF family.
  • Cellular localization

    Secreted. Cytoplasm. Does not have a cleavable signal sequence and is secreted via a specialized, non-classical pathway. Secreted by macrophages upon stimulation by bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS), or by M.tuberculosis antigens.
  • Information by UniProt

Images

  • 15% SDS-PAGE analysis of ab202245 (3 µg)

References

ab202245 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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