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Invitrogen™ eBioscience™ Human Erythropoietin (EPO), Recombinant Protein

Human Recombinant Protein

Brand:  Invitrogen™ 14-8992-62

Code : NEW

Additional Details : Weight : 0.09500kg

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Product Code. 15567556

  • £62.79 / 5µg

Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 26-06-2018
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Erythropoietin (EPO) protein is a growth factor essential for the survival, proliferation, and differentiation of erythroid precursors. EPO is not responsible for early commitment to the lineage, and instead induces the final maturation of partially differentiated erythroid cells and the production of red cell-specific proteins, such as hemoglobin. The EPO receptor (EPOR) is present in higher levels on precursor cells, and expression diminishes with cell maturation.

Hepatocytes are the main source of EPO in the fetus, followed by interstitial cells of the kidney after birth and through adulthood. EPO expression is upregulated during hypoxia, and low levels of transcription have also been detected in lung and brain tissue under these conditions. Recent data suggest that EPO may also play a role in the protection of neuronal tissue from damage and initiation of repair.


Cytokine Bioassays
The predicted molecular mass of this protein is 20.6kDa. It migrates at 34kDa by SDS-PAGE due to glycosylation.
For greatest stability, keep concentration of primary stock at or above 10μg/mL. For long term storage, aliquot into polypropylene vials (volumes of 20μL or greater) and store at less than or equal to -70°C. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
CHO expressed amino acids Ala28-Arg193 accession number P01588
The ED50 of this protein, as measured by TF-1 cell proliferation assay, is 0.8-1ng/mL. This corresponds to a specific activity of 1-1.25x 106 Units/mg.
Sterile liquid; phosphate buffered saline with 1% BSA, pH 7.2 0.22μm filtered.
Erythropoietin (EPO)
CHO Cells
Less than 0.1ng/μg cytokine as determined by the LAL assay.
Recombinant Protein