Human N Cadherin HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Product Information
This Human N Cadherin overexpression lysate was created in HEK293 Cells and intented for use as a Western blot (WB) positive control. Purification of N Cadherin protein (Cat: 11039-H08H) from the overexpression lysate was verified.
A DNA sequence encoding the extracellular domain of human CDH2 (NP_001783.2) precursor (Met 1-Ala 724) was fused with a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus.
The pro form of human CDH2 consists of 710 amino acids and predictes a molecular mass of 78.5 kDa. In SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions, the apparent molecular mass of CDH2 is 90 & 75 kDa corresponding to the pro fom and mature form respectinely due to glycosylation.
Human N Cadherin HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Usage Guide
Cell lysate was prepared by homogenization of the over-expressed cells in ice-cold modified RIPA Lysis Buffer with cocktail of protease inhibitors (Sigma). Cell debris was removed by centrifugation. Protein concentration was determined by Bradford assay (Bio-Rad protein assay, Microplate Standard assay). The cell lysate was boiled for 5 min in 1 x SDS loading buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 6.8, 12.5% glycerol, 1% sodium dodecylsulfate, 0.01% bromophenol blue) containing 5% b-mercaptoethanol, and lyophilized.
1. Centrifuge the tube for a few seconds and ensure the pellet at the bottom of the tube.
2. Re-dissolve the pellet using 200μL pure water and boil for 2-5 min.
1 X Sample Buffer (1 X modified RIPA buffer+1 X SDS loading buffer).
Stability & Storage
Store at 4℃ for up to twelve months from date of receipt. After re-dissolution, aliquot and store at -80℃ for up to twelve months. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Western Blot (WB) Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Human N Cadherin HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Alternative Names
Human CD325 Overexpression Lysate; Human CDHN Overexpression Lysate; Human CDw325 Overexpression Lysate; Human NCAD Overexpression Lysate
N Cadherin Background Information
Cadherins are calcium dependent cell adhesion proteins, and they preferentially interact with themselves in a homophilic manner in connecting cells. Cadherin 2 (CDH2), also known as N-Cadherin (neuronal) (NCAD), is a single-pass tranmembrane protein and a cadherin containing 5 cadherin domains. N-Cadherin displays a ubiquitous expression pattern but with different expression levels between endocrine cell types. CDH2 (NCAD) has been shown to play an essential role in normal neuronal development, which is implicated in an array of processes including neuronal differentiation and migration, and axon growth and fasciculation. In addition, N-Cadherin expression was upregulated in human HSC during activation in culture, and function or expression blocking of N-Cadherin promoted apoptosis. During apoptosis, N-Cadherin was cleaved into 2-1 kDa fragments. It may provide a novel target for therapies that are directed toward intimal proliferative disorders, including restenosis and vascular bypass graft failure. N-Cadherin is associated with tumor aggressiveness and metastatic potential and may contribute to tumor progression.
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