In vitro transcription of capped mRNA with modified nucleotides and Poly(A) tail
Tyramide Signal Amplification (TSA)
TSA (Tyramide Signal Amplification), used for signal amplification of ISH, IHC and IC etc.
Phos Binding Reagent Acrylamide
Separation of phosphorylated and non-phosphorylated proteins without phospho-specific antibody
Cell Counting Kit-8 (CCK-8)
A convenient and sensitive way for cell proliferation assay and cytotoxicity assay
SYBR Safe DNA Gel Stain
Safe and sensitive stain for visualization of DNA or RNA in agarose or acrylamide gels.
Protect the integrity of proteins from multiple proteases and phosphatases for different applications.
Proteinase K is a broad-spectrum serine protease and our product is extracted from Pichia pastoris cells with cloned gene encoding Engyodontium album (Tritirachium album) endolytic protease. It is a highly reactive protease frequently used for digesting various proteins and enzymes (including endonuclease, exonuclease, DNase or RNase). Therefore, it is usually used in DNA preparations without impairing the integrity of the isolated DNA. It has a superior performance under a broad range of conditions: pH, buffer, detergents (such as SDS), chelator (such as EDTA), and temperature. Proteinase K hydrolyzes peptide bonds preferentially adjacent to carboxyl group of hydrophobic amino acids (aliphatic, aromatic, and others).
Except the isolation of genome, it can also take a job in detection of enzyme localization or removal of enzymes from DNA to improve cloning efficiency.
Appropriate working concentration of proteinase K is always among the range of 0.05 to 1 mg/mL. The activity of the enzyme can be stimulated by 0.2 to 1% SDS or by 1 to 4 mol urea. It is activated by calcium (1-5mM), although calcium ions do not affect the enzyme activity, but it contributes to the thermal stability and protects the proteinase from autolysis. Proteinase K has two binding sites for Ca2+, which are located close to the active center, but are not directly involved in the catalytic mechanism. So calcium ion has a regulatory function for the substrate binding site of proteinase K. The enzyme is inactivated by DIFP or PMSF. However, it is not inhibited by EDTA, iodoacetic acid, trypsin-specific inhibitor TLCK, chymotrypsin-specific inhibitor TPCK, and p-chloromercuribenzoate.
We recommend an optimum pH of 7.5 to 8.0 and optimum temperature at 50 to 55°C. Rapid denaturation will occur at temperatures above 65°C. You can hold it under 95°C for 10 min as a heat inactivation.
. Kraus, E; et.al. Proteinase K from the Mold Tritirachium album limber, Specificity and Mode of Action. Z. Physiol. Chem., 357:939; 1976.
. Jany,KD, et al. Amino Acid Sequence of Proteinase K from the Mold, Tritirachium albumlimber. Proteinase K; a Subtilisin-related Enzyme with Disulfide Bonds. FEBS Letter, 199,139.1986.
Quality Control & DataSheet
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|Concentration||>600 U/mL (approximately 20 mg/mL)|
|Solubility||Soluble in 20 mM Tris-HCl, 1 mM CaCl2, 50% Glycerol, pH 7.4||Storage||Store at -20°C|
|Stability||pH range:4.0 to 12.5, temperature range: 25°C to 65°C.|
|General tips||Apexbio guarantees optimal performance of this product for 18 months after date of delivery under the appropriate temperature and condition.|
|Shipping Condition||Evaluation sample solution: ship with blue ice|