TIMP-2 is an extracellular inhibitor of MMPs, including MMP-1, -2, -3, -7, -8, -9, -10, -12, -13, -14, -15, -16 and -19. It belongs to the I35 (TIMP) family of irreversible protease inhibitors that function as key modulators of extracellular matrix degradation during tissue development and remodeling. TIMP-2 can also act through an MMP-independent mechanism inhibiting endothelial cell proliferation in vitro and demonstrates anti-angiogenic activities in vivo. Recombinant Human TIMP-2 is a 21.8 kDa protein containing 194 amino acid residues.
Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 2, CSC-21K
CSCSPVHPQQ AFCNADVVIR AKAVSEKEVD SGNDIYGNPI KRIQYEIKQI KMFKGPEKDI EFIYTAPSSA VCGVSLDVGG KKEYLIAGKA EGDGKMHITL CDFIVPWDTL STTQKKSLNH RYQMGCECKI TRCPMIPCYI SSPDECLWMD WVTEKNINGH QAKFFACIKR SDGSCAWYRG AAPPKQEFLD IEDP
≥ 95% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses.
TIMP-2 activity was measured by its ability to inhibit human MMP-1-induced hydrolysis of a chromogenic peptide substrate at room temperature. Half maximal inhibition was obtained at a TIMP-2 concentration of approximately 0.5 μg/ml, when using an MMP-1 concentration of 1.6 μg/ml.
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Not for human use.