Myelin Basic Protein (87-99)
Encephalitogenic peptide that induces T cell proliferation with Th1 polarization in the CNS. Major antigenic component implicated in the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1555.8. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||0.64 mL||3.21 mL||6.43 mL|
|5 mM||0.13 mL||0.64 mL||1.29 mL|
|10 mM||0.06 mL||0.32 mL||0.64 mL|
|50 mM||0.01 mL||0.06 mL||0.13 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Jones et al (1992) The synthetic 87-99 peptide of myelin basic protein is encelphalitogenic in Buffalo rats. J.Neuroimmunol. 37 203 PMID: 1373154
Deraos et al (2008) Citrullination of linear and cyclic altered peptide ligands from myelin basic protein (MBP87-99) epitope elicits a Th1 polarized response by T cells isolated from multiple sclerosis patients: Implications in triggering disease. J.Med.Chem. 51 7834 PMID: 19053745
Hofstetter et al (2005) Does the frequency and avidity spectrum of the neuroantigen-specific T cells in the blood mirror the autoimmune process in the central nervous system of mice undergoing experimental allergic encephalomyelitis? J.Immunol. 22 4598 PMID:
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