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Leptin, Bovine Recombinant

Adipose-derived hormone which regulates energy intake & energy expenditure
Catalog #: P1594
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
P1594-20 20 μg
P1594-100 100 μg
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Product Details

Alternate Name OB Protein, Obesity Protein, OBS, Obesity factor.
Gene Symbol LEP
Gene ID 280836
Accession # P50595
Source E. coli
Appearance Lyophilized
Physical Form Description Lyophilized from a concentrated (1mg/ml) solution with 0.0045 mM NaHCO3.
Molecular Weight 16 kDa.
Purity by SDS-PAGE 95%
Biological Activity Biological active as evidenced by inducing proliferation of BAF/3 cells stably transfected with the long form of human leptin receptor.
Reconstitution Instructions It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Leptin in sterile 18MΩ-cm H2O not less than 100µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.
Amino Acid Sequence Protein has146 amino acids. The sequence of the first five N-terminal amino acids was determined and was found to be Ala-Val-Pro-Ile-Arg.
Handling Centrifuge the vial prior to opening.
Storage Conditions -20ºC
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


A 16-kDa peptide hormone secreted from white adipocytes and implicated in the regulation of food intake and energy balance. Leptin provides the key afferent signal from fat cells in the feedback system that controls body fat stores

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