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0.5 mg / €390.00

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Product Description for LALF

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Properties for LALF

Product Category Proteins & Growth Factors
Quantity 0.5 mg
Presentation Purified
Species (Protein) Limulus
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Manufacturer Acris Antibodies GmbH
Material safety datasheet MSDS for Proteins (de)

Datasheet Extract

Purity > 95.0% as determined by both RP-HPLC and SDS-PAGE analysis

LALF has been isolated from the membranes of amebocytes of Limulus polyphemus. LALF is a single-chain polypeptide with a molecular weight of 11,800.
The principal structure of the molecule consists of 102 amino acids and is partially homologous with structures of molecules in the lactalbumin-lysozyme family.
LALF has a high affinity binding for LPS and bactericidal for gram negative bacteria.
LALF binds the lipid A part of a variety of chemically diverse LPSs.
It can be used for endotoxin removal and detection. LALF reacts with specific antisera in ELISA and Western blots.

Storage Prior to reconstitution store at 2-8°C. 
Following reconstitution store undiluted at 2-8°C for one week or (in aliquots) at -20°C for longer. 
For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA). 
Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.
Shelf life: one year from despatch.
Source P. pastoris
Recombinant LALF, entire coding region for Limulus antilipopolysaccharide factor derived from Pichia pastoris LALF is a 12,000 dalton protein.
The LALF is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.
Biological activity:
Antibacterial activity against E.coli less than 10ug/ml at 10e6 PFU/ml. Binds to and inactivates endotoxin (LPS).
Buffer System:
Lyophilized from a concentrated (1 mg/ml) solution containing no additives
> 95.0% as determined by both RP-HPLC and SDS-PAGE analysis
Sterile Filtered White lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder
Restore in sterile 20mM Acetic Acid not less than 100 μg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions
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