N-Acetyl-eglin C from leeches

recombinant, expressed in proprietary host

Eglin c
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expressed in proprietary host

storage temp.


General description

Structural dynamics have been intensively studied.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Inhibitor of chymotrypsin, subtilisin, leukocyte elastase and cathepsin G.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
U Seemüller et al.
Hoppe-Seyler's Zeitschrift fur physiologische Chemie, 361(12), 1841-1846 (1980-12-01)
The leech Hirudo medicinalis contains three different groups of proteinase inhibitor proteins, the thrombin-specific hirudin, the bdellins directed against trypsin, plasmin and acrosin, and the eglins which were discovered only recently. We are interested in the eglins mainly for two...
H Rink et al.
Nucleic acids research, 12(16), 6369-6387 (1984-08-24)
A DNA containing the coding sequence for the proteinase inhibitor protein, eglin c, from the leech Hirudo medicinalis has been obtained by enzymatic assembly of chemically synthesized DNA fragments. The synthetic gene consists of a 232 base-pair fragment containing initiation...

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