||Pig Myelinbasic protein, was highly Purified from porcinebrain by method of Määttä et al.
||MBP is a peripheralmembrane protein, and its interaction with lipids is generally believed to becritical for the formation and stability of the multilamellar myelin sheath.It has been identified as a Ca2+-calmodulin regulated agent foractin polymerization, tropomyosin and actomyosin function, tubulinstabilization, and clathrin assembley. MBP is generally considered to be theantigen responsible for autoimmunity in multiple sclerosis (MS) and it hasthe capability to induce experimental allergic encephalomyelitis (EAE). MBPis also an endogenous inhibitor of the high-affinity cannabinoid binding sitein the brain and a substrate for numerous protein kinases (MAPK,serine/threonine kinase, protein kinase C). MBP is also suggested to beinvolved in intracellular signalling and as cytoskeletal components.
||Lyophilized. Essentially salt-free
||Reconstitutewith distilled water
||Stablefor at least 3 years when stored at +4°C. Reconstituted protein is stable forat least six months at -20°C and for at least 24 hours at +37°C in aqueoussolution.