Recombinant Human ACE-2 Fc Chimera Protein, CF

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Recombinant Human ACE-2 Fc Chimera Protein, CF Binding Activity
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Recombinant Human ACE-2 Fc Chimera Protein, CF Summary

Purity
>95%, by SDS-PAGE visualized with Silver Staining and quantitative densitometry by Coomassie® Blue Staining.
Endotoxin Level
<0.10 EU per 1 μg of the protein by the LAL method.
Activity
Measured by its binding ability in a functional ELISA with Recombinant Viral SARS-CoV-2 S Protein RBD Fc Chimera  (Catalog # 10499-CV). Measured by its ability to cleave a fluorogenic peptide substrate, Mca-YVADAPK(Dnp)-OH (Catalog # ES007). The specific activity is >550 pmol/min/μg, as measured under the described conditions.
Source
Chinese Hamster Ovary cell line, CHO-derived human ACE-2 protein
Human ACE-2
(Gln18-Ser740)
Accession # Q9BYF1.2
IEGRMD Human IgG1
(Pro100-Lys330)
N-terminus C-terminus


Accession #
N-terminal Sequence
Analysis
No results obtained. Gln18 inferred from enzymatic pyroglutamate treatment revealing Ser19.
Predicted Molecular Mass
110 kDa
SDS-PAGE
124-130 kDa, under reducing conditions

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Carrier Free

What does CF mean?

CF stands for Carrier Free (CF). We typically add Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) as a carrier protein to our recombinant proteins. Adding a carrier protein enhances protein stability, increases shelf-life, and allows the recombinant protein to be stored at a more dilute concentration. The carrier free version does not contain BSA.

What formulation is right for me?

In general, we advise purchasing the recombinant protein with BSA for use in cell or tissue culture, or as an ELISA standard. In contrast, the carrier free protein is recommended for applications, in which the presence of BSA could interfere.

10544-ZN

Formulation Supplied as a 0.2 μm filtered solution in Tris, NaCl, ZnCl2 and Glycerol.
Shipping The product is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
Stability & Storage: Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
  • 6 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
  • 3 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after opening.

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Recombinant Human ACE-2 Fc Chimera (10544-ZN) binds Recombinant SARS-CoV-2 Spike RBD Fc Chimera Protein (10499-CV) in a functional ELISA.

Enzyme Activity View Larger

Recombinant Human ACE-2 Fc Chimera (10544-ZN) is measured by its ability to cleave fluorogenic peptide substrate Mca-YVADAPK(Dnp)-OH (ES007)

SDS-PAGE View Larger

2 μg/lane of Recombinant Human ACE-2 Fc Chimera (10544-ZN) was resolved with SDS-PAGE under reducing (R) and non-reducing (NR) conditions and visualized by Coomassie® Blue staining, showing bands at ~126 kDa under reducing conditions.

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Background: ACE-2

Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme (ACE-2), also called ACEH (ACE homologue), is a dimeric, zinc-dependent metalloprotease of the ACE family that also includes somatic and germinal ACE (1, 2). ACE-2 mRNA is found at high levels in heart, testis, and kidney and at lower levels in a wide variety of tissues (1, 3). ACE-2 is the SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV2 Spike protein receptor in vivo (4-6), functions catalytically as a carboxypeptidase to cleave several substrates including angiotensins I and II, and acts as a partner for B0AT1-family amino acid transporters (1, 2). Through these functions, ACE-2 has been shown to be involved in several diseases including SARS, COVID19, acute lung injury (4, 7), heart disease (8), liver and lung fibrosis (9), inflammatory lung disease (10), and cardiopulmonary disease (11). Full length ACE-2 protein includes an extracellular region composed of a single N-terminal peptidase domain and C-terminal collectrin-like domain (CLD), a transmembrane domain, and a short cytoplasmic tail (12). The N-terminal peptidase region is required for binding to SARS-CoV and SARSCoV2 spike proteins, while the CLD contains a region that promotes dimerization and association with amino acid transporters (2). The peptidase domain contains a long deep cleft that undergoes a large hinge-bending movement at substrate and inhibitor binding (12).  Classical ACE inhibitors such as captopril and lisinopril do not inhibit ACE-2 activity and inhibitors of ACE-2 do not inhibit ACE activity (13).

References
  1. Kuba, K. et al. (2010) Pharmacol. Ther. 128:119.
  2. Yan, et al. (2020) Science 367:1444.
  3. Tipnis, S.R. et al. (2000) J. Biol. Chem. 275:33238.
  4. Kuba, K. et al. (2005) Nature Med. 11:875.
  5. Hoffman, M. et al. (2020) Cell.181:1.
  6. Wrapp, et al. (2020) Science 367:1260.
  7. Imai, Y. et al. (2005) Nature 436:112.
  8. Huang, L. et al. (2003) J. Biol. Chem. 278:15532.
  9. Schrom, E. et al. (2017) Mol. Therapy Nuc. Acid 7:350.
  10. Jia, H. et al. (2016) Shock. 46:239.
  11. Cole-Jeffrey, C.T. et al. (2015) J. Cadiovasc. Pharmacol. 66:540.
  12. Towler, P. et al. (2004) J. Biol. Chem. 279:17996.
  13. Crackower, M.A. et al. (2002) Nature 417:822.
Long Name
Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme 2
Entrez Gene IDs
59272 (Human); 70008 (Mouse); 302668 (Rat); 100144303 (Porcine); 480847 (Canine); 102130864 (Cynomolgus Monkey); 554349 (Feline); 101823817 (Hamster); 108390919 (Malayan Pangolin)
Alternate Names
ACE2; ACE-2; ACEH; ACEHangiotensin I converting enzyme 2; ACE-related carboxypeptidase; angiotensin I converting enzyme (peptidyl-dipeptidase A) 2; angiotensin-converting enzyme 2; Angiotensin-converting enzyme homolog; DKFZp434A014; EC 3.4.17; EC 3.4.17.23; Metalloprotease MPROT15

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