- Catalogue N°
- 853.640.000 - 200µg / 200µl
853.640.005 - 500µg / 500µl
- Target species
- Recognizes human Perforin, a 70 kDa protein
- Myeloma X63/AG.8653 x Balb/c spleen cells
- Natural human Perforin
- 200µg or 500µg (Discovery Size also available please enquire)
- Mouse IgG2b Kappa light chain
- Phosphate-buffered saline. Sterile-filtered through 0.22 µm. Carrier and preservative free
- Stable at +2-8°C for 12 months. For longer storage freeze aliquots.
Perforin is a 70kDa protein containing 534 amino acid.
Perforin is involved in the killing function by CTLs and NKs. Upon degranulation, perforin inserts itself into the target cell's plasma membrane, forming a pore. It leads to osmotic lysis of the target cells and subsequently enables granzymes to enter the target cells and activate apoptosis, the cell death program.
Perforin has structural and functional similarities to complement component 6, 7, 8 and 9 (C6, C7, C8, C9). Like C9, this protein creates transmembrane tubules and is capable of lysing non-specifically a variety of target cells. This protein is one of the main cytolytic proteins of cytolytic granules, and it is known to be a key effector molecule for T-cell- and natural killer-cell-mediated cytolysis.
Its role in the immune response against tumors and virus infection has been demonstrated.
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