Lymphopoietin 1 (LP-1), pre-B cell factor, IL-7.
Interleukin-7 is a potent lymphoid cell growth factor produced primarily by stromal cells. IL-7 has been shown to support the proliferation and differentiation of pre B- and early T cells as well as displaying a biological effect on cells of NK and myeloid lineages.
Interleukin-7 Mouse Recombinant produced in E.Coli is a single, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 130 amino acids and having a molecular mass of 14897 Dalton.
The IL-7 is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.
Sterile Filtered White lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.
Lyophilized from a concentrated (1mg/ml) solution in water containing no additives.
It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Interleukin 7 in sterile 18MΩ-cm H2O not less than 100µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.
Lyophilized Interleukin-7 although stable at room temperature for 3 weeks, should be stored desiccated below -18°C. Upon reconstitution IL7 should be stored at 4°C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18°C.
For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA).
Please prevent freeze-thaw cycles.
Greater than 98.0% as determined by:
(a) Analysis by RP-HPLC.
(b) Analysis by SDS-PAGE.
Amino acid sequence:
The sequence of the first five N-terminal amino acids was determined and was found to be Met-Glu-Cys-His-Ile.
The ED50 as determined by the dose-dependant stimulation of murine 2E8 cells is < 0.2ng/ml, corresponding to a Specific Activity of 2 x 106 IU/mg.
Protein quantitation was carried out by two independent methods:
1. UV spectroscopy at 280 nm using the absorbency value of 0.48 as the extinction coefficient for a 0.1% (1mg/ml) solution. This value is calculated by the PC GENE computer analysis program of protein sequences (IntelliGenetics).
2. Analysis by RP-HPLC, using a standard solution of IL-7 as a Reference Standard.
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