L3408

Sigma-Aldrich

Transforming Growth Factor-β1 Latency Associated Peptide human

≥97% (SDS-PAGE), recombinant, expressed in Sf21 cells, lyophilized powder, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
LAP, TGF-β1
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.41
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

recombinant

expressed in Sf21 cells

Quality Level

assay

≥97% (SDS-PAGE)

form

lyophilized powder

mol wt

protein 70 kDa

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

storage temp.

−20°C

Gene Information

human ... TGFB1(7040)

General description

TGF-β is released from degranulating platelets and secreted from nearly all cells in a biologically inactive complex which is unable to bind to cellular receptors and is not recognized by antibodies to TGF-β. The peptide can be activated by acidification, alkalinization, or action of chaotropic agents in vitro. The complex consists of TGF-β associated non-covalently with a protein designated as the latency associated peptide (LAP). TGF-β and LAP represent components of a pro-peptide that is cleaved in a post-golgi compartment prior to secretion. The recombinant human LAP is produced from a DNA sequence corresponding to the 278 amino acid residues of pre-pro-TGF-β1 terminating prior to the mature TGF-β1. LAP contains a Cys33 to Ser33 substitution. LAP contains 249 amino acids, generated after cleavage of a 29 amino acid residue signal peptide. LAP is a glycoslyated, disulfide linked homodimer.

Application

Latency Associated Peptide (LAP) may be used to inhibit transforming growth factor-β 1 activity in various biological systems.

Biochem/physiol Actions

TGF-β1 is produced by many cell types, but is reported to be most concentrated in mammalian platelets, where it is present at approximately four times the level of TGF-β2.

Physical form

Lyophilized from 0.2 μm filtered phosphate buffered saline containing 1.25 mg bovine serum albumin.

Analysis Note

The biological activity is measured by its ability to inhibit TGF-β1 activity on mouse HT-2 cells.

Disclaimer

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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