Pufferfish Leptin recombinant Protein
OB Protein, Obesity Protein, OBS, Obesity factor.
Description of Pufferfish Leptin
Leptin Pufferfish (Takifugu rubripes) Recombinant produced in E. Coli is a single, non-glycosylated, polypeptide chain having a molecular mass of 16 kDa. Bioactive Leptin Pufferfish (Takifugu rubripes) Recombinant was prepared according to the sequence published by Kurokawa et al. (2005)Peptides 26, 745-750 in two forms: monomer and covalent dimer. MS analysis revealed molecular masses of 15,291 and 30,585 Da, close to the theoretical values of 15,270 and 30,540 Da. CD spectra revealed high similarity to mammalian leptins. Other details of its preparation will be soon published by Yacobovitz et al (in press), General and Comparative Endocrinology.
Biological active as evidenced by inducing proliferation of BAF/3 cells stably transfected with the long form of human leptin receptor. The affinity of human leptin receptors is considerably lower campared to mammalian leptins.
It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Pufferfish Leptin in sterile 0.4% NaHCO3 pH-9 not less than 100µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.
Lyophilized Pufferfish Leptin although stable at room temperature for 3 weeks, should be stored desiccated below -18°C. Upon reconstitution Leptin should be stored at 4°C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18°C.For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA, order number: 2835.955.xyz or 2835.958.xyz, or BSA, order number: 2835.919.xyz). Please avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Amino Acid Sequence
ALPGALDAMD VEKMKSKVTW KAQGLVARID KHFPDRGLRF DTDKVE GST SVVASLESYN NLISDRFGGV SQIKTEISSL AGYLNHWREG NCQE QQPKV WPRRNIFNHT VSLEALMRVR EFLKLLQKNV DLLERC
Shipped at room temperature
To buy Pufferfish Leptin please click on the Shopping List Symbol right from the indicated price. This will add the product to your Shopping List. You can then click on the button »Shopping List & Order Form« or the Shopping List Symbol in the top navigation to ask for a quote. We will send you your quote as soon as possible. Our offer will include institutional discounts where applicable.
All prices are net prices (excluding VAT). Final prices in our quote will contain VAT plus shipping costs if applicable. For further information please go to our Shipping page.
Errors, changes and availability excepted.
Paying by bank transfer
We ship with UPS
Free shipping for orders above 500 € within Germany