Description

  • Product name

    Recombinant rat GDNF protein
    See all GDNF proteins and peptides
  • Biological activity

    Fully biologically active when compared to standard. Measured by its ability to support the survival and stimulate neurite outgrowth of dissociated chick embryonic dorsal root ganglia (DRG) neurons. The ED50 for this effect is typically 1 - 3 ng/mL.

  • Purity

    > 97 % SDS-PAGE.

  • Expression system

    Escherichia coli
  • Accession

  • Protein length

    Full length protein
  • Animal free

    No
  • Nature

    Recombinant
    • Species

      Rat
    • Sequence

      MSPDKQAAAL PRRERNRQAA AASPENSRGK GRRGQRGKNR GCVLTAIHLN VTDLGLGYET KEELIFRYCS GSCEAAETMY DKILKNLSRS RRLTSDKVGQ ACCRPVAFDD DLSFLDDSLV YHILRKHSAK RCGCI
    • Predicted molecular weight

      15 kDa
    • Amino acids

      78 to 211
    • Additional sequence information

      This product is for the mature full length protein from aa 78 to 211. The signal peptide and propeptide are not included.

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab202803 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    HPLC

    SDS-PAGE

    Functional Studies

  • Form

    Lyophilised
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Store at -20°C or -80°C.

    pH: 7.4
    Constituents: 2.9% Sodium chloride, 97% Phosphate Buffer

    Lyophilized from a 0.2 µm filtered concentrated solution

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

  • 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

    • 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

ab202803 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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