Recombinant Human Semaphorin 7A Fc Chimera Protein, CF

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2068-S7-050
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Recombinant Human Semaphorin 7A Fc Chimera Protein, CF Summary

Product Specifications

Purity
>90%, by SDS-PAGE visualized with Silver Staining and quantitative densitometry by Coomassie® Blue Staining.
Endotoxin Level
<0.01 EU per 1 μg of the protein by the LAL method.
Activity
Measured by its binding ability in a functional ELISA. When Recombinant Human Plexin C1 (Catalog # 3887-PC) is coated at 5 μg/mL, Recombinant Human Semaphorin 7A Fc Chimera binds with an apparent K<5 nM.
Source
Mouse myeloma cell line, NS0-derived human Semaphorin 7A protein
Human Semaphorin 7A
(His47-Ala648)
Accession # O75326
IEGRMD Human IgG1
(Pro100-Lys330)
N-terminus C-terminus
Accession #
N-terminal Sequence
Analysis
His47
Structure / Form
Disulfide-linked homodimer
Predicted Molecular Mass
94.8 kDa (monomer)
SDS-PAGE
100-105 kDa, reducing conditions

Product Datasheets

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.

2068-S7

Formulation Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS.
Reconstitution Reconstitute at 200 μg/mL in PBS.
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.
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Background: Semaphorin 7A

Semaphorin 7A (Sema7A, designated CD108, previously Sema K1 or Sema L), is an ~80 kDa membrane-anchored glycoprotein that is a member of the Semaphorin family of axon guidance molecules (1 ‑ 4). On human erythrocytes, it is the John Milton Hagen (JMH) blood group antigen (4). Sema7A is the only known Class 7 or glycophosphatidylinositol (GPI)-linked semaphorin; its expression is concentrated in the brain, spleen and thymus (1 ‑ 5). Human Sema7A cDNA encodes a 44 amino acid (aa) signal sequence, a 604 aa extracellular domain (ECD) including Sema and C2‑type Ig-like domains, and an 18 aa propeptide/GPI membrane anchor signal sequence. Mature human Sema7A shares 89%, 89%, 88%, 86% and 90% aa identity with mouse, rat, canine, bovine and equine Sema7A, respectively. The Sema7A sema domain contains an RGD integrin interaction motif (4). Although it binds plexin-C1 in vitro and may be coexpressed with it, many of its activities depend on interaction with beta 1 integrins such as alpha 1 beta 1 (6 ‑ 10). Sema7A signaling through the two receptors may cause opposing effects (8). Sema7A is an immune semaphorin, with expression and activity on CD4+CD8+ thymocytes, activated T cells, macrophages and microglia (2, 9 ‑ 12). T cell Sema7A interacts with monocytic cells, stimulating their chemotaxis, production of pro-inflammatory cytokines, and dendritic differentiation (5, 6). However, on the T cells themselves, Sema7A downregulates TCR signaling by promoting TCR internalization, modulating T cell responses (9). In lung macrophages, Sema7A is induced by TGF-beta and participates in TGF-beta -induced lung fibrosis (12). Sema7A is also expressed on pre-osteoblasts and osteoclasts, where it promotes migration and fusion, respectively; on keratinocytes, where it promotes melanocyte spreading and dendricity; and on some neurons, for example, promoting axon outgrowth in the developing olfactory tract (8, 10, 13). 

References
  1. Yazdani, U. and J.R. Terman (2006) Genome Biol. 7:211.
  2. Kikutani, H. et al. (2007) Adv. Immunol. 93:121.
  3. Sato, Y. and Takahashi H. (1998) Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1443:419.
  4. Yamada, A. et al. (1999) J. Immunol. 162:4094.
  5. Holmes, S. et al. (2002) Scand. J. Immunol. 56:270.
  6. Suzuki, K. et al. (2007) Nature 446:680.
  7. Pasterkamp, R.J. et al. (2007) BMC Dev. Biol. 7:98.
  8. Scott, G.A. et al. (2007) J. Invest. Dermatol. 128:151.
  9. Czopik, A.K. et al. (2006) Immunity 24:591.
  10. Pasterkamp, R.J. et al. (2003) Nature 424:398.
  11. Mine, T. et al. (2000) Tissue Antigens 55:429.
  12. Kang, H.-R. et al. (2007) J. Exp. Med. 204:1083.
  13. Delorme, G. et al. (2005) Biol. Cell 97:589.
Entrez Gene IDs
8482 (Human); 20361 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
CD108 antigen; CD108; CD108MGC126696; CDw108; H-SEMA-K1; H-Sema-L; JMH blood group antigen; JMH; John-Milton-Hargen human blood group Ag; MGC126692; sema domain, immunoglobulin domain (Ig), and GPI membrane anchor, (semaphorin)7A (JMH blood group); sema domain, immunoglobulin domain (Ig), and GPI membrane anchor, (semaphorin)7A; sema domain, immunoglobulin domain (Ig), and GPI membrane anchor, 7A; Sema K1; Sema L; Sema7A; SEMAK1; SEMAL; SEMALJohn Milton Hagen blood group H-Sema K1; Semaphorin 7A; semaphorin 7A, GPI membrane anchor (John Milton Hagen blood group); semaphorin K1; semaphorin L; semaphorin-7A; semaphorin-K1; semaphorin-L

Citations for Recombinant Human Semaphorin 7A Fc Chimera Protein, CF

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  1. Beta 1-integrin ligation and TLR ligation enhance GM-CSF-induced ALDH1A2 expression in dendritic cells, but differentially regulate their anti-inflammatory properties
    Sci Rep, 2016;6(0):37914.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Whole Cells
    Applications: Bioassay
  2. Semaphorin 7A Aggravates Pulmonary Inflammation during Lung Injury.
    Authors: Roth J, Kohler D, Schneider M, Granja T, Rosenberger P
    PLoS ONE, 2016;11(1):e0146930.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Whole Cells
    Applications: Bioassay

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