Recombinant Human Growth/differentiation factor 6 (GDF6) | CSB-AP005971HU

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Recombinant Human Growth/differentiation factor 6 (GDF6) | CSB-AP005971HU | Cusabio

Protein Description: Full Length of Mature Protein

Alternative Name (s) : BMP13, GDF16, GDF-6, BMP-13

Gene Names: GDF6_HUMAN

Research Areas: Signal Transduction

Species: Homo sapiens (Human)

Source: E.Coli

Tag Info: Tag-Free

Expression Region: 336-455aa


Biological Activity: Fully biologically active when compared to standard. The ED50 as determined by inducing alkaline phosphatase production of murine ATDC5 cells is less than 2.0 μg/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of > 500 IU/mg.

MW: 13.6 kDa

Purity: > 95 % as determined by SDS-PAGE and HPLC analyses.

Endotoxin: Less than 0.1 EU/µg as determined by LAL method.

Relevance: Growth factor that controls proliferation and cellular differentiation in the retina and bone formation. Plays a key role in regulating apoptosis during retinal development. Establishes dorsal-ventral positional information in the retina and controls the formation of the retinotectal map (PubMed:23307924) . Required for normal formation of bones and joints in the limbs, skull, digits and axial skeleton. Plays a key role in establishing boundaries between skeletal elements during development. Regulation of GDF6 expression seems to be a mechanism for evolving species-specific changes in skeletal structures. Seems to positively regulate differentiation of chondrogenic tissue through the growth factor receptors subunits BMPR1A, BMPR1B, BMPR2 and ACVR2A, leading to the activation of SMAD1-SMAD5-SMAD8 complex. The regulation of chondrogenic differentiation is inhibited by NOG (PubMed:26643732) . Also involved in the induction of adipogenesis from mesenchymal stem cells. This mechanism acts through the growth factor receptors subunits BMPR1A, BMPR2 and ACVR2A and the activation of SMAD1-SMAD5-SMAD8 complex and MAPK14/p38 (By similarity) .

PubMed ID: 15489334; 18425797; 23307924; 19129173; 19864492; 24033328; 26643732; 29130651

Notes: Repeated freezing and thawing is not recommended. Store working aliquots at 4℃ for up to one week.


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Form: Lyophilized powder

Buffer: Lyophilized from a 0.2 µm filtered concentrated solution in 30 % Acetonitrile and 0.1 % TFA.

Reconstitution: We recommend that this vial be briefly centrifuged prior to opening to bring the contents to the bottom. Please reconstitute protein in deionized sterile water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/mL.We recommend to add 5-50% of glycerol (final concentration) and aliquot for long-term storage at -20℃/-80℃. Our default final concentration of glycerol is 50%. Customers could use it as reference.

Uniprot ID:

Uniprot Entry Name: Q6KF10

HGNC Database Link: N/A

UniGene Database Link: N/A

KEGG Database Link: N/A

STRING Database Link: N/A

OMIM Database Link: N/A

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