Overview

Description

  • Nature

    Recombinant
  • Source

    Escherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Accession
    • Species

      Mouse
    • Sequence

      MSPDKQAAAL PRRERNRQAA AASPENSRGK GRRGQRGKNR GCVLTAIHLN VTDLGLGYET KEELIFRYCS GSCESAETMY DKILKNLSRS RRLTSDKVGQ ACCRPVAFDD DLSFLDDNLV YHILRKHSAK RCGCI
    • Molecular weight

      15 kDa
    • Amino acids

      78 to 211
    • Additional sequence information

      This product is for the mature full length protein. The signal peptide and propeptide are not included.

Associated products

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab217481 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Biological 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

    HPLC

  • Purity

    > 98 % SDS-PAGE.
    > 98 % HPLC.
  • Form

    Lyophilised
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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.

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

  • Reconstitution
    For lot specific reconstitution information please contact our Scientific Support Team.

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
  • Function

    Neurotrophic factor that enhances survival and morphological differentiation of dopaminergic neurons and increases their high-affinity dopamine uptake.
  • Tissue specificity

    In the brain, predominantly expressed in the striatum with highest levels in the caudate and lowest in the putamen.
  • Involvement in disease

    Defects 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 similarities

    Belongs to the TGF-beta family. GDNF subfamily.
  • Cellular localization

    Secreted.
  • Information by UniProt

References

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