Alpha 1 Antichymotrypsin, Human Plasma recombinant protein
Cell growth-inhibiting gene 24/25 protein, Serpin A3, SERPINA3, AACT, GIG24, GIG25
|Calculated MW||64 kDa|
|Other Names||Cell growth-inhibiting gene 24/25 protein, Serpin A3, SERPINA3, AACT, GIG24, GIG25|
|Results||Shows 75-100% inhibition when tested with active-site titrated porcine pancreatic trypsin using Na-Benzoyl-L-Arginine-para-Nitroanilide Hydrochloride (L-BAPNA) as substrate.|
|Application Notes||In water or aqueous buffer|
|Storage||-20°C; Lyophilized from 20 mM Tris-HCl, pH 7.4, with 150 mM NaCl.|
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Alpha 1 antichymotrypsin is an acute-phase plasma protein found at 45 mg per 100 ml. ACT functions as a specific inhibitor of chymotrypsin-like serine proteases. Although its physiological function is unclear, it can inhibit neutrophil cathepsin G and mast cell chymase, both of which can convert angiotensin-1 to the active angiotensin-2. Clinically, it is elevated in inflammatory conditions, some malignancies, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and burn injuries. The PSA-ACT complex level is considered a biomarker for prostate cancer. Defects in this gene may be a cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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