Neuritin is a neurotrophic factor, which is expressed in response to induction of neuronal activity by NGF, BDNF, NT3, and other neural stimulators. It is expressed primarily in post mitotic-differentiating neurons of the developing nervous system and in neuronal structures related to synaptic plasticity in the adult nervous system. Neuritin acts as a molecular mediator of neurite outgrowth, neuronal survival, and synaptic maturation. Recombinant human Neuritin is a covalently disulfide-linked homodimer, consisting of two 9.72 kDa polypeptide monomers, each containing 88 amino acid residues.
Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/mL. Do not vortex. This solution can be stored at 2-8°C for up to 1 week. For extended storage, it is recommended to further dilute in a buffer containing a carrier protein (example 0.1% BSA) and store in working aliquots at -20°C to -80°C.