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Leptin, human recombinant protein

OB Protein, Obesity Protein, OBS, Obesity factor.

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Primary Accession P41159
Calculated MW 16.0 kDa
Additional Info
Gene ID 3952
Gene Symbol LEP
Other Names OB Protein, Obesity Protein, OBS, Obesity factor.
Gene Source Human
Source E. coli
Assay&Purity SDS-PAGE; ≥98%
Assay2&Purity2 HPLC; ≥98%
Recombinant Yes
Target/Specificity Leptin
Application Notes Add 15 mM sterile HCl (0.5 ml/1 mg vial or 5 ml/10 mg vial) to the vial. After the protein is completely dissolved, add 7.5 mM sterile NaOH (0.3 ml/1 mg vial or 3 ml/10 mg vial) to bring the pH to approximately 5.2.
Format Lyophilized protein
Storage -20°C; Sterile filtered and lyophilized
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Leptin (Anti-Obesity Protein) is the protein product of the ob (obese) gene in mice and seems to be involved in appetite control. The ob gene is expressed in adipose tissue and is thought to regulate the body’s fat stores. Mice with the ob/ob genotype also develop a form of diabetes similar to type II (non-insulin dependent) diabetes. Human Leptin is a 16 kDa protein containing 146 amino acid residues.


Zhang Y.,et al.Nature 372:425-432(1994).
Zhang Y.,et al.Nature 374:479-479(1995).
Masuzaki H.,et al.Diabetes 44:855-858(1995).
Gong D.W.,et al.J. Biol. Chem. 271:3971-3974(1996).
Chehab F.F.,et al.Submitted (DEC-1995) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.

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