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Growth Factors & Cytokines

Recombinant Human Relaxin-2

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Catalogue Number: 130-15
Recombinant Human Relaxin-2

Relaxin-2 is a peptide hormone structurally related to insulin, which is expressed in the placenta, decidua, prostate, and ovaries during pregnancy. Of the three known relaxin genes, relaxin-2 is the only relaxin known to circulate in the blood. Relaxin-2 binds specifically to the LGR7 and LGR8 receptors, previously identified as “orphan” G protein-coupled receptors. Signaling by relaxin-2 through its target receptors enhances the growth of pubic ligaments, and the ripening of the cervix during birth. Recombinant Human Relaxin-2 is a non-glycosylated, 6.0 kDa, disulfide-linked, heterodimeric protein consisting of a 24 amino acid A-chain, and a 29 amino acid B-chain.

Source: E.coli

Synonyms: H2 relaxin, RLN2


Purity: ≥ 98% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses.

Biological Activity: Not available.

Calculated Molecular Weight: 6 kDa

Accession Number: P04090

Gene ID: 6019

Endotoxin: Endotoxin level is < 0.1 ng/ug of protein (< 1 EU/ug)

Country Of Origin: USA

Not for human use.

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