Recombinant Human Neprilysin/CD10 (N-8xHis)

Cat.No.: CU08

Recombinant Human Neprilysin (N-8His)
Description
Recombinant Human Neprilysin is produced by our Mammalian expression system and the target gene encoding Tyr52-Trp750 is expressed with a 8His tag at the N-terminus.
Accession #:P08473
Known as:Neprilysin; Atriopeptidase; Common acute lymphocytic leukemia antigen; CALLA; Enkephalinase; Neutral endopeptidase 24.11; NEP; Neutral endopeptidase; Skin fibroblast elastase; SFE; CD10; MME; EPN
Formulation
Supplied as a 0.2 μm filtered solution of PBS, pH 7.4.
Quality Control
Purity:Greater than 95% as determined by reducing SDS-PAGE.
Endotoxin:Less than 0.1 ng/µg (1 EU/µg) as determined by LAL test.
Storage
Store at < -20°C, stable for 6 months after receipt.
Please minimize freeze-thaw cycles.
Background
Neprilysin/CD10(NEP) is a zinc metallopeptidase expressed at the cell surface of a variety of cells. The functions is both as an endopeptidase with a thermolysin-like specificity and as a dipeptidyl-carboxypeptidase. NEP has been shown to be involved in the degradation of enkephalins in the mammalian brain and the inactivation of circulating atrial natriuretic peptide. NEP has also been identified as the common acute lymphocytic leukemia antigen (CALLA), and is expressed on the surface of lymphocytes in some disease states. These and other observations have resulted in considerable interest in NEP as a target for analgesics and antihypertensive drugs. NEP is also a major degrading enzyme of amyloid β peptide (Aβ) in the brain, indicating that down-regulation of NEP activity, which could be caused by aging, can contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease by promoting Aβ accumulation.

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