|Synonyms||Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor, CSF-2, MGI-1GM, GM-CSF, Pluripoietin-alpha, Molgramostin, Sargramostim, MGC131935, MGC138897|
|Description||Human Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor (hGM-CSF), a hematopoietic growth factor, is mainly involved in granulopoiesis and monocytopoiesis. It is produced by T-cells and macrophages in response to antigens, and by endothelial cells and fibroblasts following induction of variouscytokines . A monomeric protein of 127 amino acidswith six glycosylation sites and two intra disulfide bonds[2,3], glycosylated and non-glycosylated hGM-CSFs show similar biological activities. Other than its connection to the growth and development of granulocytes and macrophages, it is also indispensable for the proliferation of erythroid and megakaryocytic cells.
Recombinant Human Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor (rhGM-CSF) produced in P. pastoris a glycosylated polypeptide. A fully biologically active molecule, rhGM-CSF has a molecular mass of 26-32kDa analyzed by SDS-PAGE and is obtained by proprietary refolding and chromatographic techniques at GenScript.
|Biological Activity||ED50 < 0.1ng/ml, measured by proliferation assay of TF-1 cells, corresponding to a specific activity of > 1.0x 107 units/mg.|
MAPARSPSPS TQPWEHVNAI QEARRLLNLS RDTAAEMNET
VEVISEMFDL QEPTCLQTRL ELYKQGLRGS LTKLKGPLTM
MASHYKQHCP PTPETSCATQ IITFESFKEN LKDFLLVIPF
|Measured Molecular Weight||26-32 kDa, observed by SDS-PAGE.|
|Purity||> 95 % as analyzed by SDS-PAGE.|
|Formulation||Lyophilized after extensive dialysis against 10 mM PB, pH7.0.|
|Reconstitution||Reconstituted in ddH2O at 100μg/ml.|
|Endotoxin Level||<1.0 EU/μg, determined by LAL method.|
|Storage||Lyophilized recombinant human Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor (rhGM-CSF) remains stable up to 12 months at lower than -70°C from date of receipt. Upon reconstitution, rhGM-CSF should be stable up to 4 weeks at 4°C or up to 6 months at -20°C.|
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