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M8945 Sigma-Aldrich

Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 human

recombinant, >90% (SDS-PAGE), buffered aqueous solution

Synonym: Gelantinase-B, Gelatinase, 95 kDa, MMP-9



Biochem/physiol Actions

MMP-9 degrades the collagens that make up the extracellular matrix, which has a role in the control of angiogenesis.

Physical form

Solution in Tris-HCl, pH 7.5, Calcium Chloride, Sodium Chloride, and Brij-35

Analysis Note

The biological activity is measured by its ability to cleave a fluorogenic peptide substrate.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable


Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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What is the molecular weight of product M8945 (Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Human)
Human MMP-9 consists of a 688 amino acid residue recombinant protein which has a predicted molecular mass of approximately 77 kDa. By SDS-PAGE the apparent molecular mass is approximately 93 kDa.
Does product M8945 (Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Human) need to be activated?
To activate recombinant human MMP-9, prepare a p-aminophenylmercuric acetate (APMA) solution in DMSO. Add the AMPA solution to the MMP-9 to a final APMA concentration of 1 mM. Incubate at 37°C. for 16 - 24 hours.
Is product M8945 (Marix Metalloproteinase-9 Human) endotoxin free?
This product contains < 1.0 EU/ug of the enzyme.
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