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[Glu52]-Diphtheria toxin from Corynebacterium diphtheriae

lyophilized powder

Synonym: CRM 197




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Lyophilized powder containing sodium phosphate and lactose

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If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
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How do I reconstitute Product D2189, [Glu52]-Diphtheria toxin from Corynebacterium diphtheriae?
The vial can be reconstituted with 1.0 mL of sterile water. Each vial contains 1 mg of Diphtheria toxin CRM mutant, sodium phosphate buffer, and lactose. It can sometimes be hard to get the product into solution due to the lactose used as a stabilizer. The supplier suggests slight warming (to at least room temperature or 30 °C, but not more than 37 °C) followed by a brief vortex to break up the filaments.   
What kind of mutant, is Product D2189, [Glu52]-Diphtheria toxin from Corynebacterium diphtheriae, and how is this product different from Product No. D0564?
Product No. D0564 is the wild-type toxin and possesses enzymatic activity.  The Glu52 diptheria toxin, also known as CRM197, has a mutation in fragment A (a glycine to glutamic acid substitution at position 52) that results in the complete loss of enzymatic activity. More information on the mutant can be found in the following reference: Uchida, T., Pappenheimer, Jr., A.M. and Harper, A.A.,  J. Biol. Chem., 248, 3851-3854 (1973).
What is the molecular weight of Product D2189, [Glu52]-Diphtheria toxin from Corynebacterium diphtheriae?
On reducing SDS gels, this protein migrates as a single band of an approximate molecular weight of 63,000 Daltons.      
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