|Description||BAFF, a member of the TNF family of ligands, is expressed in T cells, macrophages, monocytes and dendritic cells. BAFF is involved in stimulation of B and T cell function, and is an important survival and maturation factor for peripheral B cells. BAFF signals through three different TNF receptors TACI, BCMA and BAFF-R. The human BAFF gene codes for a 285 amino acid type II transmembrane protein containing a 46 amino acid cytoplasmic domain, a 21 amino acid transmembrane domain, and a 218 amino acid extracellular domain. Recombinant human soluble BAFF is a 152 amino acid polypeptide (17.0 kDa), which contains the TNF-like portion of the extracellular domain of BAFF.|
|BiologicalActivity||Determined by a M splenocyte survival assay. The expected ED50 for this effect is 0.5-2.0 µg/ml.|
|Authenticity||Verified by N-terminal and Mass Spectrometry analyses (when applicable).|
|Endotoxin||Endotoxin level is <0.1 ng/ µg of protein (<1EU/ µg).|
|Protein Content||Verified by UV Spectroscopy and/or SDS-PAGE gel.|
|Precautions||Animal-Free Recombinant Human BAFF is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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