Description

  • Product name

    Recombinant Mouse MIF protein
    See all MIF proteins and peptides
  • Purity

    > 96 % SDS-PAGE.
    > 96 % by HPLC analysis
  • Expression system

    Escherichia coli
  • Accession

  • Protein length

    Full length protein
  • Animal free

    No
  • Nature

    Recombinant
    • Species

      Mouse
    • Sequence

      MPMFIVNTNVPRASVPEGFLSELTQQLAQATGKPAQYIAVHVVPDQLMTF SGTNDPCALCSLHSIGKIGGAQNRNYSKLLCGLLSDRLHISPDRVYINYY DMNAANVGWNGSTFA
    • Predicted molecular weight

      13 kDa
    • Amino acids

      1 to 115
    • Additional sequence information

      A single non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 115 amino acids.

Specifications

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

  • Applications

    SDS-PAGE

    HPLC

  • Form

    Lyophilised
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Store at -20°C long term. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.

    pH: 7.40
    Constituents: 0.02% DTT, 99% PBS

    Lyophilized from a 0.2 µM filtered solution.

  • Reconstitution
    Briefly centrifuge prior to opening to bring the contents to the bottom. Reconstitute in sterile distilled water or aqueous buffer containing 0.1% BSA to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/mL. Stock solutions should be apportioned into working aliquots and stored at <-20°C. Further dilutions should be made in appropriate buffered solutions.

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

References

ab201416 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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