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Human CellExp™ GFRA1 /GDNFRA, human recombinant

Involved in the initiation of the RET signaling pathway
Catalog #: 7469
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
7469-10 10 μg
$200.00
7469-50 50 μg
$615.00
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Product Details

Alternate Name GFRA1, GDNFRA, RETL1, TRNR1, GDNFR, GFR-ALPHA-1, RET1L
Gene Symbol GFRA1
Gene ID 2674
Accession # P56159
Source HEK293 cells
Appearance Lyophilized
Physical Form Description Lyophilized from 0.22 μm filtered solution in PBS, pH 7.4. Normally Mannitol or Trehalose is added as protectants before lyophilization.
Molecular Weight This protein is fused with 6×His tag at the C-terminus, has a calculated MW of 45.5 kDa. The predicted N-terminus is Asp 25. DTT-reduced Protein migrates as 55-60 kDa due to glycosylation.
Purity by SDS-PAGE ≥95%
Endotoxin Level <1 EU/μg by LAL method
Biological Activity Measured by its binding ability in a functional ELISA. Immobilized Recombinant Human GDNF at 1 µg/mL binds rhGFRA1 with an apparent KD <10 nM.
Reconstitution Instructions Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in sterile PBS, pH 7.4 to a concentration of 50 µg/ml. Do not vortex. This solution can be stored at 2-8°C for up to 1 month. For extended storage, it is recommended to store at -20°C.
Handling Centrifuge the vial prior to opening.
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not to be used in humans

Details

GDNF family receptor alpha-1 (GFRA1) also known as RET ligand 1 (RETL1), TGF-beta-related neurotrophic factor receptor 1 (TRNR1), is a novel glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-linked cell surface receptor, and belongs to the glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) receptor subfamily. The GDNF family ligands comprises GDNF, Neurturin (NTN), Artemin, and Persephin. GDNF and NTN are two structurally related, potent neurotrophic factors that play key roles in the control of neuron survival and differentiation. GFRA1 mediates the association with and activation of the RET tyrosine kinase receptor (RTK), and subsequently initiates the RET signaling pathway. GFR alpha-mediated signaling plays an important role in the survival, differentiation, and migration of central and peripheral neurons, and is essential for the development of kidneys and the enteric nervous system, as well as the inflammatory response in some carcinomas.


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