Growth Factors & Cytokines

Recombinant Murine APRIL

Product Details

Catalog Number: 315-13
Description:

APRIL, a member of the TNF superfamily, is expressed in monocytes, macrophages, certain transformed cell lines, certain cancers of the colon, and lymphoid tissues. APRIL, along with another TNF family member, BAFF, competes for two receptors, TACI and BCMA. APRIL has the ability to stimulate proliferation of various tumor cell lines, including Jurkat T cells and MCF-7 carcinoma cells. Like BAFF, APRIL also stimulates the proliferation of B and T cells. The human APRIL gene codes for at least four alternatively spliced transcriptional variants, which give rise to different isoforms of the APRIL precursor protein. All isoforms can be cleaved by the protease, furin, to release a soluble C-terminal fragment, which comprises the TNF-like receptor binding of the APRIL precursor. Recombinant Murine APRIL is a soluble 21.9 kDa protein, consisting of 192 amino acid residues.

Source: E.coli

Synonyms: A Proliferating-inducing Ligand, TNFSF13, TRDL-1, TALL-2, CD256

AA Sequence: MRREVSRLQR SGGPSQKQGE RPWQSLWEQS PDVLEAWKDG AKSRRRRAVL TQKHKKKHSV LHLVPVNITS KDSDVTEVMW QPVLRRGRGL EAQGDIVRVW DTGIYLLYSQ VLFHDVTFTM GQVVSREGQG RRETLFRCIR SMPSDPDRAY NSCYSAGVFH LHQGDIITVK IPRANAKLSL SPHGTFLGFV KL

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

Biological Activity: Measured by its ability to induce cell proliferation of activated T cells.

Cross Reactivity:
Human, Mouse
Research Interest

Country Of Origin: USA

Research Use Only: Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.