||Recombinant human IGF-BP7 is a 26.4 kDa protein consisting of 256 amino acid residues.
||This gene encodes a member of the insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-binding protein (IGFBP) family. IGFBPs bind IGFs with high affinity, and regulate IGF availability in body fluids and tissues and modulate IGF binding to its receptors. This protein binds IGF-I and IGF-II with relatively low affinity, and belongs to a subfamily of low-affinity IGFBPs. It also stimulates prostacyclin production and cell adhesion. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described for this gene, and one variant has been associated with retinal arterial macroaneurysm.
||SSSDTCGPCE PASCPPLPPL GCLLGETRDA CGCCPMCARG EGEPCGGGGA GRGYCAPGME CVKSRKRRKG KAGAAAGGPG VSGVCVCKSR YPVCGSDGTT YPSGCQLRAA SQRAESRGEK AITQVSKGTC EQGPSIVTPP KDIWNVTGAQ VYLSCEVIGI PTPVLIWNKV KRGHYGVQRT ELLPGDRDNL AIQTRGGPEK HEVTGWVLVS PLSKEDAGEY ECHASNSQGQ ASASAKITVV DALHEIPVKK GEGAEL
||Greater than 98% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses.