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Recombinant Human MICB (aa 23-298) Fc Chimera Protein, CF

Catalog # 1599-MB | R&D Systems, Inc. a Bio-Techne Brand
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1599-MB-050

Key Product Details

Source

NS0

Accession #

Conjugate

Unconjugated

Applications

Binding Activity

Product Specifications

Source

Mouse myeloma cell line, NS0-derived human MICB protein
Human MICB
(Ala23-Gly298) (Asn74Asp) &
(Glu24-Gly298) (Asn74Asp)
Accession # NP_005922
IEGRMD Human IgG1
(Pro100-Lys330)
N-terminus C-terminus

Purity

>95%, by SDS-PAGE visualized with Silver Staining and quantitative densitometry by Coomassie® Blue Staining.

Endotoxin Level

<0.10 EU per 1 μg of the protein by the LAL method.

N-terminal Sequence Analysis

Ala23 & Glu24

Predicted Molecular Mass

58 kDa

SDS-PAGE

82 kDa, reducing conditions

Activity

Measured by its ability to bind rhNKG2D/Fc Chimera in a functional ELISA.

Formulation, Preparation and Storage

1599-MB
Formulation Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS.
Reconstitution
Reconstitute at 100 μg/mL in sterile PBS.

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Stability & Storage Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
  • 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
  • 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
  • 3 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.

Background: MICB

MICB (MHC class I chain-related gene B) is a transmembrane glycoprotein that functions as a ligand for NKG2D. A closely related protein, MICA, shares 85% amino acid identity with MICB. These 2 proteins are distantly related to the MHC class I proteins. MICA and MICB (MICA/B) possess three extracellular immunoglobulin-like domains, but have no capacity to bind peptide or interact with beta2-microglobulin. The genes encoding MICA/B are found within the major histocompatibility complex on human chromosome 6. The MICB locus is polymorphic with more than 15 recognized human alleles. MICA/B are minimally expressed on normal cells, but are frequently expressed on epithelial tumors and can be induced by bacterial and viral infections. MICA/B are ligands for NKG2D, an activating receptor expressed on NK cells, NKT cells, gamma delta T cells, and CD8+ alpha beta T cells. Recognition of MICA/B by NKG2D results in the activation of cytolytic activity and/or cytokine production by these effector cells. MICA/B recognition is involved in tumor surveillance, viral infections, and autoimmune diseases. The release of soluble forms of MICA/B from tumors down-regulates NKG2D surface expression on effector cells resulting in the impairment of anti-tumor immune response (1-7).

References

  1. Groh, V. et al. (2001) Nature Immunol. 2:255.
  2. Stephens, H. (2001) Trends Immunol. 22:378.
  3. Bauer, S. et al. (1999) Science 285:727.
  4. Groh, V. et al. (2002) Nature 419:734.
  5. Steinle, A. et al. (2001) Immunogenetics 53:279.
  6. Pende, D. et al. (2002) Cancer Res. 62:6178.
  7. Salih, H. et al. (2003) Blood 102:1389.

Long Name

MHC Class I-related Protein B

Alternate Names

MHC class I chain-related protein B, MHC class I mic-B antigen, MHC class I polypeptide-related sequence B, MIC-B, PERB11.2MHC class I-like molecule PERB11.2-IMX, stress inducible class I homolog

Entrez Gene IDs

4277 (Human)

Gene Symbol

MICB

UniProt

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