|Calculated MW||This protein is fused with polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus, and has a calculated MW of 28.5 kDa. The predicted N-terminus is Ala 27. DTT-reduced Protein migrates as 40-50 kDa in SDS-PAGE due to glycosylation.|
|Other Names||GHR, GHBP, GH receptor|
|Results||The bioactivity is measured by its binding ability to human GH in a SPR assay. Covalently immobilized Recombinant Human GHR Protein can bind human growth hormone protein with affinity constant of 1.28 ±0.16 nM range.|
|Target/Specificity||GHR /Growth Hormone Receptor|
|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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Growth hormone receptor (GHR) is also known as somatotropin receptor, growth hormone-binding protein (GHBR), which belongs to the type I cytokine receptor family or Type 1 subfamily. GHR contains one fibronectin type-III domain. GHR / GHBR is expressed in various tissues with high expression in liver and skeletal muscle. The soluble form (GHBP) is produced by phorbol ester-promoted proteolytic cleavage at the cell surface (shedding) by ADAM17/TACE. GHR is receptor for pituitary gland growth hormone involved in regulating postnatal body growth. On ligand binding, couples to the JAK2/STAT5 pathway. The soluble form (GHBP) acts as a reservoir of growth hormone in plasma and may be a modulator/inhibitor of GH signaling.
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