Active Cathepsin B, human recombinant

A lysosomal protease playing a role in protein degradation, arthritis, apoptosis, and cancer.
Catalog #: 7580 | abID: ab285903

Product Details

abID ab285903
Alternate Name CTSB, CPSB
Gene Symbol CTSB
Gene ID 1508
Accession # P07858
Source E. coli
Appearance Liquid
Physical Form Description 0.5 mg/ml solution of protein in 25 mM sodium acetate, 50 mM NaCl, pH 5.0 containing 50% glycerol.
Molecular Weight 27.8 kDa (80-333 aa)
Purity by SDS-PAGE ≥90%
Biological Activity >7500 mU/mg (1U = 1 µmole/min digestion of Ac-Arg-Arg-AFC substrate (K140-100)).
Handling Centrifuge the vial prior to opening.
Storage Conditions -80°C
Shipping Conditions Dry Ice
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not to be used in humans


Cathepsin B is a lysosomal cysteine protease. It is implicated in playing a role in protein degradation, arthritis, apoptosis, and cancer.

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