Measured by its ability to neutralize Protogenin-induced adhesion in the P19 mouse embryonal carcinoma cell line. The Neutralization Dose (ND50) is typically 0.4-2.4 µg/mL in the presence of 10 µg/mL Recombinant Human Protogenin.
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application.
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Adhesion Induced by Protogenin and Neutralization by Human Protogenin Antibody.
Recombinant Human Protogenin (Catalog # 6795-PR) supports the adhesion in the P19 mouse embryonal carcinoma cell line in a dose-dependent manner (orange line), as measured by Calcein AM. Adhesion elicited by Recombinant Human Protogenin (10 µg/mL) is neutralized (green line) by increasing concentrations of Mouse Anti-Human Protogenin Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB6795). The ND50 is typically 0.4-2.4 µg/mL.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
PRTG (Protogenin; also Protein Shen-Dan) is a 175-180 kDa transmembrane (TM) member of the DEAL (DCC et al) family of proteins. It is expressed in the embryo in the period before E10.5 in mouse (day 28 in human), and appears in a widespread distribution. Through homophilic intercellular interaction, it regulates initial epiblast cell migration/ingression, thus impacting somite organization. Via its actions as a neural tube epithelial cell receptor, it binds soluble 60 kDa ERdj3, resulting in a suppression of neuron differentiation. Mature human PRTG is an 1115 amino acid (aa) type I TM glycoprotein. It contains a 917 aa extracellular domain (ECD) (aa 36-952) and a 180 aa cytoplasmic region. The ECD possesses four consecutive Ig-like domains (aa 36-411) followed by five FN type III domains (aa 419-914). There is one potential splice variant that shows a 49 aa substitution for Ala325 coupled to a deletion of aa 516-541. The ECD of human PRTG shares 93% aa identity with the ECD of mouse PRTG.
Entrez Gene IDs:
283659 (Human); 235472 (Mouse); 315806 (Rat)
FLJ12795; FLJ13221; FLJ25756; IGDCC5; immunoglobulin superfamily, DCC subclass, member 5; Protein Shen-Dan; protogenin homolog (Gallus gallus); Protogenin; PRTG; RPTG; Shen-Dan
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