|Calculated MW||This protein is fused with 6×His tag at the C-terminus, has a calculated MW of 52.9 kDa. The predicted N-terminus is Ala 22. DTT-reduced Protein migrates as 85-100 kDa due to glycosylation.|
|Other Names||GPNMB, HGFIN, NMB, Osteoactivin|
|Results||ED50 for this effect is typically 4 - 16 µg/ml|
|Target/Specificity||Osteoactivin / GPNMB|
|Application Notes||Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in PBS, pH 7.4. Do not vortex.|
|Storage||-20°C; Lyophilized from 0.22 µm filtered solution in PBS, pH 7.5. Normally Mannitol or Trehalose are added as protectants before lyophilization.|
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Transmembrane glycoprotein NMB (GPNMB) is also known as Transmembrane glycoprotein HGFIN, DC-HIL and Osteoactivin (OA), which belongs to the PMEL/NMB family. GPNMB contains one PKD domain. GPNMB is a transmembrane glycoprotein that is up-regulated in various cancer cells, including in glioblastoma multiforme and is expressed in many melanoma cells, as well as in tissue macrophages. GPNMB protein acts as a downstream mediator of BMP-2 effects on osteoblast differentiation and function. GPNMB participates in bone mineralization, and functions as a negative regulator of inflammation in macrophages.
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