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Human Cytokine/Growth Factor/Chemokines Sample Spec sheets (subject to change without notice):


RECOMBINANT HUMAN SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE (SOD)


Cat#: RDI-RECSOD           $438.00/500ug

          RDI-RECSOD-1       $781.00/1 milligram


Formulation: 10 mg/ml in water (no additive is added).


Description: Cu/Zn Human Superoxide Dismutase is a stable dimer of identical subunits with a combined molecular mass of 32,000 daltons. This enzyme dismutes the superoxide radical to molecular oxygen. This enzyme has been expressed in yeast and purified using sequential chromatography steps. The hSOD is acetylated at its N-terminus.


Source: Human SOD is produced in genetically engineered yeast, and purified by ionic exchange chromatography.


MW: 32 kDa (dimeric protein)


Biological Activity: The specific activity of SOD is 260 U/mg. The enzymatic activity of human SOD is determined by calorimetrically determining the oxidation of a chromophore. This was performed with a commercially available kit called SOD-525 from Biooxytech S.A. (Cedex,France).


Purity: The material has been judged to be >98% pure, as   determined by non-reduced SDS gel electrophoresis.


Stability: Human recombinant SOD is stable at -20'C for   several months.


Storage: Upon receipt, the material should be stored at -20'C.


References: 1) R.A. Hallewel et al, J.Biol.Chem (1989),264,5260-5268.

                   2) R.A. Hallewell et al (1987), Biotechnology 5, 363-366.

CAUTION: This product is for research use ONLY in laboratory animals and in vitro testing. NOT for diagnostic or human use . Precautions: For In vitro research Use Only. Not for use in or on humans or animals or for diagnostics. It is the responsibility of the user to comply with all local/state and Federal rules in theuse of this product. We are not responsible for any patent infringements that might result withthe use of or derivation of this product.



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