Human PAI-1 / Serpin E1 recombinant Protein
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Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1, Serpin E1
Description of Human PAI-1 / Serpin E1
Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 (PAI-1, Serpin E1) is a member of the serpin family of serine protease inhibitors, and is the primary inhibitor of urokinase and tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). PAI-1 is expressed predominantly in adipose, liver and vascular tissues, and is also produced by certain tumor cells. Elevated levels of PAI-1 are associated with obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and increased production of PAI-1 is induced by various obesity related factors such as TNFa, glucose, insulin, and very-low-density lipoprotein. The obesity related elevation of PAI-1 levels along with the consequential deficiency in plasminogen activators can lead directly to increased risk of thrombosis and other coronary diseases. Accordingly, PAI-1 has been implicated as an important molecular link between obesity and coronary disease. PAI-1 can also specifically bind vitronectin (VTN) to form a stable active complex with an increased circulatory half life relative to free PAI-1. Recombinant human PAI-1 is a 42.7 kDa protein containing 379 amino acid residues.
The IC50 of < 3.0 nM was determined by its inhibitory effect against uPA cleavage of a chromogenic substrate ( Z-GGR-AMC).
Store at 4°C if entire vial will be used within 2-4 weeks. Store, frozen at -20°C for longer periods of time. For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA). Please avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Amino Acid Sequence
MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MVHHPPSYVA HLASDFGVRV FQQVAQASKD RNVVFSPYGVASVLAMLQLT TGGETQQQIQ AAMGFKIDDK GMAPALRHLY KELMGPWNKD EISTTDAIFVQRDLKLVQGF MPHFFRLFRS TVKQVDFSEV ERARFIINDW VKTHTKGMIS NLLGKGAVDQLTRLVLVNAL YFNGQWKTPF PDSSTHRRLF HKSDGSTVSV PMMAQTNKFN YTEFTTPDGHYYDILELPYH GDTLSMFIAA PYEKEVPLSA LTNILSAQLI SHWKGNMTRL PRLLVLPKFSLETEVDLRKP LENLGMTDMF RQFQADFTSL SDQEPLHVAQ ALQKVKIEVN ESGTVASSSTAVIVSARMAP EEIIMDRPFL FVVRHNPTGT VLFMGQVMEP
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