• HEK293 expressed
  • Endotoxin-free
  • Animal-component free

HumanKine® recombinant human Activin A protein

Activity

0.5-3.5 ng/mL EC50

Species Reactivity

human,mouse

Purity

>95%

Cat No : HZ-1138

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Synonyms

Activin A, Activin beta A chain, EDF, FRP, INHBA, Inhibin beta A chain, inhibin, beta A



Technical Specifications

GeneID 3624
Species Human
Expression HEK293
Activity 0.5-3.5 ng/mL EC50
Purity >95%
Endotoxin<1 EU/μg
Accession NumberP08476
Molecular Mass 22 kDa, homodimer, non-glycosylated
Formulation 1x PBS, See Certificate of Analysis for details
Species Reactivity human,mouse

Stability and Reconstitution

Stability and Storage Lyophilized proteins are stable for 1 year from the date of receipt if stored between (-20°C) and (-80°C). Upon reconstitution we recommend that the solution can be stored at (4°C) for short term or at (-20°C) to (-80°C) for long term. Repeated freeze thaw cycles should be avoided with reconstituted products.
Reconstitution Briefly centrifuge the vial before opening. It is recommended to reconstitute the protein in sterile 1xPBS pH 7.4 containing 0.1% endotoxin-free recombinant human serum albumin (HSA).

Background

Activin A, a member of the TGF-β superfamily, was named for its ability to activate FSH secretion from the anterior pituitary gland (PMID 16885530). Three activins have been identified in human tissues: activin A, activin B, and activinAB, of which activin A is the most studied. Activin A has various functions in regulating cell differentiation, proliferation, apoptosis and carcinogenesis (PMID 8200957). Xeno-free Recombinant Human Activin A is expressed from human 293 cells as disulfide linked homodimers with molecular mass of 25 kDa.

Synonyms

Activin A, Activin beta A chain, EDF, FRP, INHBA, Inhibin beta A chain, inhibin, beta A

Publications

SpeciesTitle
human

Cell Res

Visualization of aging-associated chromatin alterations with an engineered TALE system.

Authors - Ruotong Ren
mouse

EMBO J

HIF1α induced switch from bivalent to exclusively glycolytic metabolism during ESC-to-EpiSC/hESC transition.

Authors - WenyuZhou
human,mouse

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

Derivation of naive human embryonic stem cells.

Authors - Carol BWare
human

Nat Protoc

The generation of kidney organoids by differentiation of human pluripotent cells to ureteric bud progenitor-like cells.

Authors - Yun Xia
human

Protein Cell

CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene knockout reveals a guardian role of NF-κB/RelA in maintaining the homeostasis of human vascular cells.

Authors - Ping Wang
mouse

Stem Cell Reports

Conversion of Fibroblast into Functional Leydig-like Cell Using Defined Small Molecules.

Authors - Yan Yang