Caspase-3, mouse recombinant

Catalog number
1183-100
Name
Caspase-3, mouse recombinant
Size
100 units
Price
360.00 EUR
Supplier

Details

Target
Caspase-3
Background
Caspase-3 (also know as CPP32, Yama and apopain) is a major member of the caspase-family of cysteine proteases. Caspase-3 exists in cells as an inactive 32 kDa proenzyme. During apoptosis procaspase-3 is processed at aspartate residues by self-proteolysis and/or cleavage by upstream caspases, such as caspase-6 (Mch2), caspase-8 (Flice) and grazyme B. The processed form of caspase-3 consists of large (17 kD) and small (11 kD) subunits which associate to form the active enzyme. The active caspase-3 has been shown involving in the proteolysis of several important molecules, such as poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP), the sterol regulatory element binding proteins (SREBPs), focal adhesion kinase (FAK), and others. The recombinant active human caspase-3 expressed in E. coli spontaneously undergoes autoprocessing to yield subunits characteristic of the native enzyme. The active caspase-3 preferentially cleaves caspase-3 substrates (e.g., DEVD-AFC or DEVD-pNA) and is routinely tested at BioVision for its ability to enzymatically cleave these two substrates Ac-DEVD-pNA (Cat. #1008-200) or Ac-DEVD-AFC (1007-200).
Concentration
N/A
Molecular weight
of large (17 kD) and small (11 kD) subunits
Synonym
Caspase 3
Other name
Caspase-3, Short name=CASP-3, Apopain, Cysteine protease CPP32, Short name=CPP-32, FLICE, Protein Yama, SREBP cleavage activity 1, Short name=SCA-1
NCBI gene number
12367
NCBI gene
CASP3
Gene source
Mouse
NCBI number
Q8BNT4
Recombinant
Yes
Source
E. coli
Purification
N/A
Tested applications
SDS-PAGE, HPLC
Level of endotoxin
N/A
Tested activity
300000 units/mg
Biological activity
N/A
Reesults
N/A
Binding ability
N/A
Unit
One unit of the recombinant caspase-3 is the enzyme activity that cleaves 1 nmol of the caspase substrate DEVD-pNA (pNA: pnitroanaline) per hour at 37°C in a reaction solution containing 50 mM Hepes, pH 7.2, 50 mM NaCl, 0.1% Chaps, 10 mM EDTA, 5% Glycerol, and 10 mM DTT.
Storage condition
-70°C
Shipping under
gel pack
Physical appearance
Lyophilized powder
Physical properties
Lyophilized powder
How to reconstitute
Reconstitute to 1 unit per µl in PBS containing 15% glycerol
Aa sequence
N/A
Before use
Centrifuge the vial prior to opening.
Notes
For Research Use Only! Not to be used in humans
Description
Human and some mouse caspases are active in apoptosis and cell death and even in necrosis and inflammation. CASP Gene and orthologous enzymes have been identifies successfully in the signal transduction cascade and pathways.
Test
Mouse or mice from the Mus musculus species are used for production of mouse monoclonal antibodies or mabs and as research model for humans in your lab. Mouse are mature after 40 days for females and 55 days for males. The female mice are pregnant only 20 days and can give birth to 10 litters of 6-8 mice a year. Transgenic, knock-out, congenic and inbread strains are known for C57BL/6, A/J, BALB/c, SCID while the CD-1 is outbred as strain.
Latin name
Mus musculus
Additional source
Recombinants or rec. proteins
Group
recombinants