Human Growth and Differentiation Factor-15 D Variant (GDF-15-D)
Growth and Differentiation Factor 15 (GDF-15) is a TGFβ family member, made by the placenta and heart tissues, that has a role in regulating inflammatory and apoptotic pathways. GDF-15 has become an immerging marker of early heart disease and has the potential as being used as a molecule for screening patients for early heart failure. Recombinant human GDF-15 D is a non-glycosylated, disulfide linked homodimer, containing two identical 113 amino acid chains, with a total molecular weight of 24.5 kDa. There is a His to an Asp substitution at position 7.
Store frozen at -20 to -10C.
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