Recombinant Human BMP-3b/GDF-10 Protein

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  • Purity
    >95%, by SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions and visualized by silver stain
  • Endotoxin Level
    <1.0 EU per 1 μg of the protein by the LAL method.
  • Activity
    Bioassay data are not available.
  • Source
    E. coli-derived Gln369-Arg478, with an N-terminal Met
  • Accession #
  • N-terminal Sequence
    Analysis
    Met
  • Structure / Form
    disulfide-linked homodimer
  • Predicted Molecular Mass
    12.5 kDa (monomer)
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.
1543-BP
 
1543-BP/CF
Formulation Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in Acetonitrile and TFA with BSA as a carrier protein.
Formulation Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in Acetonitrile and TFA.
Reconstitution Reconstitute at 50 μg/mL in sterile 4 mM HCl containing at least 0.1% human or bovine serum albumin.
Reconstitution Reconstitute at 100 μg/mL in sterile 4mM HCl.
Shipping The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
Shipping The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
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.
  • 3 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
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.
  • 3 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: BMP-3b/GDF-10

BMP-3b, also known as GDF-10, belongs to the transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta ) superfamily which includes the TGF-beta s, bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs), growth differentiation factors (GDFs), Activins, Inhibins, Leftys, Nodal, Mullerian inhibitory substance (MIS) and the glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factors (GDNFs) (1). TGF-beta family members are synthesized and secreted as homodimeric or heterodimeric prepropeptides that are cleaved by proprotein convertases such as furin to generate the carboxy-terminal mature dimeric protein that contains the characteristic conserved cysteine residues involved in the formation of the cysteine knot domain. Within pro-BMP-3b, three dibasic cleavage sites have been identified. Mature BMP-3B is a disulfide-linked homodimer of the C-terminal 110 amino acids. Among TGF-beta  family members, BMP-3b is most closely related to BMP-3, sharing 83% and 30% amino acid sequence identity in their mature and pro regions, respectively (2, 3). BMP-3b is highly conserved across animal species, the aa sequence of mature human BMP-3b is 98% identical with that of the mouse or rat proteins (2, 3). BMP-3b is expressed in developing skeletal structures of the craniofacial region and the vertebral column, as well as in the adult trachea, aorta, and most abundantly in the cerebellum and uterus (2 - 4). Interestingly, in the knock-out mice, no obvious abnormalities have been found in these tissues (4). The biological function of BMP-3b is yet unknown, however studies have implicated it in the differentiation of osteoblasts, augmenting BMP-2 activity (5, 6).

  • References:
    1. Miyazono, K. et al. (2001) J. Cell Physiol. 187:265.
    2. Cunningham, N.S. et al. (1995) Growth Factors 12:99.
    3. Takao, M. et al. (1996) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 219:656.
    4. Zhao, R. et al. (1999) Dev. Biol. 212:68.
    5. Hino, J. et al. (1999) Biochem.Biophys. Res. Comm. 256:419.
    6. Kaihara, S. et al. (2003) Life Sci. 72:1683.
  • Long Name:
    Bone Morphogenetic Protein 3b
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    2662 (Human)
  • Alternate Names:
    BIP; BMP3b; BMP-3b; bone morphogenetic protein 3B; Bone-inducing protein; GDF10; GDF-10; growth differentiation factor 10; Growth/differentiation factor 10
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  1. GDF10 is a signal for axonal sprouting and functional recovery after stroke.
    Authors: Li S, Nie E, Yin Y, Benowitz L, Tung S, Vinters H, Bahjat F, Stenzel-Poore M, Kawaguchi R, Coppola G, Carmichael S
    Nat Neurosci, 2015;18(12):1737-45.
    Species: Human
    Sample Type: Whole Cells
    Application: Neural Differentiation
  2. Soluble Endoglin Specifically Binds Bone Morphogenetic Proteins 9 and 10 via Its Orphan Domain, Inhibits Blood Vessel Formation, and Suppresses Tumor Growth.
    Authors: Castonguay R, Werner ED, Matthews RG, Presman E, Mulivor AW, Solban N, Sako D, Pearsall RS, Underwood KW, Seehra J, Kumar R, Grinberg AV
    J. Biol. Chem., 2011;286(34):30034-46.
    Species: Human
    Sample Type: Recombinant Protein
    Application: Surface Plasmon Resonance

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