||Recombinant Human RPE65, fused with C-terminal MYC/DDK, was expressed in HEK293 cells.
||This gene encodes a protein which is located in the retinal pigment epithelium and is involved in the production of 11-cis retinal and in visual pigment regeneration. There are two forms of this protein, a soluble form called sRPE65, and a palmitoylated, membrane-bound form known as mRPE65. mRPE65 serves as the palmitoyl donor for lecithin retinol acyl transferase (LRAT), the enzyme that catalyzes the vitamin A to all trans retinol step of the chromophore regeneration process. Both mRPE65 and sRPE65 also serve as regulatory proteins, with the ratio and concentrations of these molecules playing a role in the inhibition of 11-cis retinal synthesis. Mutations in this gene have been associated with Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 (LCA2) and retinitis pigmentosa.
||> 80% as determined by SDS-PAGE and Coomassie blue staining
||>50 ug/mL as determined by microplate BCA method
||25 mM Tris.HCl, pH 7.3, 100 mM glycine, 10% glycerol.