Native Human CTSG was purified from Human Neutrophil.
This enzyme degrades collagen and proteoglycan and can also cause the release of angiotensin II from angiotensin I or angiotensinogen. It has been implicated in connective tissue diseases such as emphysema and rheumatoid arthritis.
Salt-free lyophilized solid.
2-4 units per mg protein
>=95% by SDS-PAGE
One unit is defined as the amount of enzyme that hydrolyzes one umole of Suc-Ala-Ala Pro-Phe-pNA (1 mM) per minute at 25 centigrade in 160 mM Tris-HCl, pH 7.4, with 1.6 M NaCl.
Stored at -20 centigrade