Human CellExp Decorin /Bone proteoglycan II, human recombinant protein
Decorin, DCN, CSCD, DSPG2, PG40, PGII, PGS2, SLRR1B.
|Calculated MW||This protein fused with 6×His tag at the C-terminus, has a calculated MW of 38.8 kDa. The predicted N-terminus is Gly 17. DTT-reduced Protein migrates as 45 kDa or higher due to different glycosylation.|
|Other Names||Decorin, DCN, CSCD, DSPG2, PG40, PGII, PGS2, SLRR1B.|
|Results||Measured by its ability to modulate collagen fibrillogenesis. At 5 µg/mL, rh Decorin can significantly delay the rate of type I collagen fibrillogenesis.|
|Target/Specificity||Decorin /Bone proteoglycan II|
|Application Notes||Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in sterile PBS, pH 7.4 to a concentration of 50 µg/ml. Do not vortex. This solution can be stored at 2-8°C for up to 1 month. For extended storage, it is recommended to store at -20°C.|
|Storage||-20°C; Lyophilized from 0.22 µm filtered solution in PBS, pH 7.4. Normally Mannitol or Trehalose is added as protectants before lyophilization.|
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Decorin, also known as bone proteoglycan II, PGS2, SLRR1B, DCN, DSPG2 and PG40, is a secreted chondroitin /dermatan sulfate proteoglycan in the family of small leucine-rich proteoglycans (SLRPs). Decorin is a small cellular or pericellular matrix proteoglycan and is closely related in structure to biglycan protein. Decorin and biglycan are thought to be the result of gene duplication. This protein is a component of connective tissue, binds to type I collagen fibrils, and plays a role in matrix assembly. Decorin appears to influence fibrillogenesis, and also interacts with fibronectin, thrombospondin, the complement component C1q, epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta). Defects in DCN are the cause of congenital stromal corneal dystrophy (CSCD).
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