Recombinant Human Retinol-Binding Protein 3 (N-6His)
Recombinant Human Retinol-binding Protein 3 is produced by our E.coli expression system and the target gene encoding Thr321-Leu630 is expressed fused with a 6His tag at the N-terminus. Bon Opus Cat. #CR18
BackgroundRetinol-binding proteins (RBP) are a family of proteins with diverse functions. They are carrier proteins that bind retinol. Retinol and retinoic acid play crucial roles in the modulation of gene expression and overall development of an embryo. However, deficit or excess of either one of these substances can cause early embryo mortality or developmental malformations. Regulation of transport and metabolism of retinol necessary for a successful pregnancy is accomplished via RBP. Retinol binding proteins have been identified within the uterus, embryo, and extraembryonic tissue of the bovine, ovine, and porcine, clearly indicating that RBP plays a role in proper retinol exposure to the embryo and successful transport at the maternal-fetal interface.
FormulationLyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution of PBS, pH7.4.
ALTnamesRetinol-binding protein 3; Interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein; IRBP; Interstitial retinol-binding protein; RBP3