|Purity||A greater than or equal to 95% purity was determined by SDS-PAGE.|
|Endotoxin||Endotoxin levels are less than or equal to 1 EU / 1 μg mFLT3L.|
|Activity||The bioactivity of recombinant mFLT3L was determined in an OCI-AML5 cell proliferation assay. The ED50 of each lot is less than or equal to 10 ng/mL.|
Recombinant mouse FLT3L was expressed in E. coli and is supplied in a lyophilized form.
FMS-related tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3, also called FLK2) is a member of the Type III receptor tyrosine kinase family, which includes c-Kit, PDGFR, and M-CSF receptors. FLT3 is expressed on early hematopoietic progenitor cells and supports growth and differentiation within the hematopoietic system (1,2). FLT3 is activated after binding with its ligand FL, which results in a cascade of tyrosine autophosphorylation and tyrosine phosphorylation of downstream substrates (3). The p85 subunit of PI3 kinase, SHP2, GRB2, and Shc have all been reported to associate with FLT3 after FL stimulation (4-6). Tyr589/591 is located in the juxtamembrane region of FLT3 and may play an important role in regulation of FLT3 tyrosine kinase activity. Somatic mutations of FLT3 consisting of internal tandem duplications (ITDs) occur in 20% of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (7).
UniProt ID: P49772
Entrez-Gene Id: 14256
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