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Human LIF Recombinant Protein
Cytokines
Growth Factors and Cytokines

Human LIF Recombinant Protein #62226

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The purity of Human LIF Recombinant Protein was determined by SDS-PAGE of 1 µg reduced (+) and non-reduced (-) recombinant hLIF and staining with Coomassie Blue.

Storage

Human LIF Recombinant Protein is supplied as lyophilized material that is very stable at -20°C. It is recommended to reconstitute with sterile 10 mM acetic acid at a concentration of 0.1 mg/ml which can be further diluted in aqueous solutions as needed. Addition of a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA) is recommended for long-term storage.

Product Description

MW (kDa) 19.8
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 hLIF.
Activity The bioactivity of recombinant hLIF was determined in a TF-1 cell proliferation assay. The ED50 of each lot is less than or equal to 200 pg/ml.

Source / Purification

Recombinant human LIF was expressed in E. coli and is supplied in a lyophilized form.

Background

Leukemia Inhibitory Factor (LIF) is a 20 kDa pleiotrophic factor belonging to the IL-6 superfamily of cytokines (1). LIF is expressed in a number of tissues and cell types. The LIF receptor is a heterodimer comprised of LIF-R (gp190) and gp130, a common signal transducer for IL-6-type cytokines (1). Depending on cell type and context, LIF/LIF-R can activate Erk, PI3K, and Jak1/Stat1/3 pathways (1,2). LIF has a diverse array of biological activities. Murine embryonic stem cells are dependent on LIF for pluripotency and self-renewal in vitro (1). Exercise-induced LIF secretion in muscle induces myoblast proliferation, suggesting that LIF may play a role in exercise-induced muscle hypertrophy (2). LIF also negatively regulates Th2 and Th17 cell differentiation (3,4).
  1. Mathieu, M.E. et al. (2012) Stem Cell Rev Rep 8, 1-15.
  2. Broholm, C. and Pedersen, B.K. (2010) Exerc Immunol Rev 16, 77-85.
  3. Cao, W. et al. (2011) Immunity 35, 273-84.
  4. Ullah, U. et al. (2012) Sci Rep 2, 464.

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Cat. # Size Qty. Price
62226S
25 µg $ 247