Recombinant Human CA8 Protein (His Tag)

Beta LifeScience SKU/CAT #: BLPSN-0498

Recombinant Human CA8 Protein (His Tag)

Beta LifeScience SKU/CAT #: BLPSN-0498
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Product Overview

Tag His
Host Species Human
Accession NP_004047.3
Synonym CA-VIII, CALS, CAMRQ3, CARP, MGC120502, MGC99509
Background The carbonic anhydrases (or carbonate dehydratases) are classified as metalloenzyme for its zinc ion prosthetic group and form a family of enzymes that catalyze the rapid interconversion of carbon dioxide and water to bicarbonate and protons, a reversible reaction that takes part in maintaining acid-base balance in blood and other tissues. The carbonic anhydrasekl (CA) family consists of at least 11 enzymatically active members and a few inactive homologous proteins. Carbonic anhydrase protein (CA) VIII, which is a member of the CA gene family, has been shown to have no catalytic CA activity and its biological function is still unknown. Increased expression of CA-RP VIII was observed in 78% of colorectal carcinomas. It suggested that CA-RP VIII plays a role in the process of invasion in colorectal cancer.
Description A DNA sequence encoding the human CA8 (NP_004047.3) (Met 1-Gln 290) was expressed, with a His tag at the C-terminus.
Source E.coli
Predicted N Terminal Met 1
AA Sequence Met 1-Gln 290
Molecular Weight The recombinant human CA8 comprises 296 a.a. and has a predicted molecular mass of 33.8 kDa. It migrates as an approximately 37 kDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Purity >94% as determined by SDS-PAGE
Endotoxin Please contact us for more information.
Bioactivity Measured by its esterase activity. The specific activity is >100 pmoles/min/ug.
Formulation Lyophilized from sterile PBS, 15% glycerol, pH 7.5.
Stability The recombinant proteins are stable for up to 1 year from date of receipt at -70°C.
Usage For Research Use Only
Storage Store the protein under sterile conditions at -20°C to -80°C. It is recommended that the protein be aliquoted for optimal storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

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Proteins are sensitive to heat, and freeze-drying can preserve the activity of the majority of proteins. It improves protein stability, extends storage time, and reduces shipping costs. However, freeze-drying can also lead to the loss of the active portion of the protein and cause aggregation and denaturation issues. Nonetheless, these adverse effects can be minimized by incorporating protective agents such as stabilizers, additives, and excipients, and by carefully controlling various lyophilization conditions.

Commonly used protectant include saccharides, polyols, polymers, surfactants, some proteins and amino acids etc. We usually add 8% (mass ratio by volume) of trehalose and mannitol as lyoprotectant. Trehalose can significantly prevent the alter of the protein secondary structure, the extension and aggregation of proteins during freeze-drying process; mannitol is also a universal applied protectant and fillers, which can reduce the aggregation of certain proteins after lyophilization.

Our protein products do not contain carrier protein or other additives (such as bovine serum albumin (BSA), human serum albumin (HSA) and sucrose, etc., and when lyophilized with the solution with the lowest salt content, they often cannot form A white grid structure, but a small amount of protein is deposited in the tube during the freeze-drying process, forming a thin or invisible transparent protein layer.

Reminder: Before opening the tube cap, we recommend that you quickly centrifuge for 20-30 seconds in a small centrifuge, so that the protein attached to the tube cap or the tube wall can be aggregated at the bottom of the tube. Our quality control procedures ensure that each tube contains the correct amount of protein, and although sometimes you can't see the protein powder, the amount of protein in the tube is still very precise.

To learn more about how to properly dissolve the lyophilized recombinant protein, please visit Lyophilization FAQs.

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