Cytokines & Growth Factors
Form & Buffer
Lyophilized from 10mM Na3PO4, pH 7.2. Reconstitute in water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml.
Store at 4 deg C until reconstitution. Following reconstitution aliquot and freeze at -20 deg C for long term storage. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
Region of RANK receptor protein corresponding to amino acids MQIAPPCTSE KHYEHLGRCC NKCEPGKYMS SKCTTTSDSV CLPCGPDEYL DSWNEEDKCL LHKVCDTGKA LVAVVAGNST TPRRCACTAG YHWSQDCECC RRNTECAPGL GAQHPLQLNK DTVCKPCLAG YFSDAFSSTD KCRPWTNCTF LGKRVEHHGT EKSDAVCSSS LPARK.
The receptors are ligand binding factors of type 1, 2 or 3 and protein-molecules that receive chemical-signals from outside a cell. When such chemical-signals couple or bind to a receptor, they cause some form of cellular/tissue-response, e.g. a change in the electrical-activity of a cell. In this sense, am olfactory receptor is a protein-molecule that recognizes and responds to endogenous-chemical signals, chemokinesor cytokines e.g. an acetylcholine-receptor recognizes and responds to its endogenous-ligand, acetylcholine. However, sometimes in pharmacology, the term is also used to include other proteins that are drug-targets, such as enzymes, transporters and ion-channels.