Recombinant Human CHGA produced in E.Coli is a single, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 114 amino acids (19-131 a.a) and having a molecular mass of 12.8 kDa. Chromgranin-A is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.
Chromgranin-A is part of the neuroendocrine secretory protein family. CHGA is located in secretory vesicles of neurons and endocrine cells. Chromgranin-A is a precursor to three biologically active peptides; vasostatin, pancreastatin, and parastatin. These peptides act as autocrine or paracrine negative modulators of the neuroendocrine system. Other peptides, including chromostatin, beta-granin, WE-14 and GE-25, are also derived from the full-length protein. Chromgranin-A has numerous biological activities on some tissues and organs and exerts a large spectrum of homeostatic actions, including antifungal and antimicrobial effect, modulation of cell adhesion, and inhibition of parathyroid hormone secretion.
CGA, CHGA, Vasostatin-2, Pituitary secretory protein I, SP-I.
Sterile filtered colorless solution.
The CHGA protein contains 20mM Tris-HCl buffer pH-8, and 10% glycerol.
Store at 4°C if entire vial will be used within 2-4 weeks. Store, frozen at -20°C for longer periods of time. For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA). Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.