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Human Galectin-12, His Tag, E. coli
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  • Specifications
    • Species of Origin


      Expression System

      Escherichia coli

    • Affinity Tag

      His Tag (N-term)

      Storage Buffer

      Lyophilized from a 0.2 µm filtered solution of PBS, pH 7.4.

    • Purity

      >98% as determined by SDS-PAGE analysis.

      Molecular weight

      The protein has a calculated MW of 38.4 kDa.
      The protein migrates as 38 kDa under reducing condition (SDS-PAGE analysis).

    • Endotoxin Level

      <0.1 EU per 1 μg of the protein by the LAL method.



  • Background
    • Background

      Galectin-12 (Gal-12) is a lectin family member and is one of the tandem repeat-type galectins containing two carbohydrate recognition domains (CRD) connected by a linker region in a single peptide chain. The CRD is responsible for β-galactoside binding and is required to interact with the VPS13C protein. It has been reported that galectin-12 is presented in the adipose tissue but also expressed in macrophages and other leukocytes. Galectin-12 participates in many biological activities including cell cycle regulation, apoptosis, and cell differentiation. Moreover, galectin-12 has emerged as a crucial factor in driving the macrophage to M1 polarization, leading to inflammation and reducing insulin sensitivity in adipocytes.


      Gal-12, Galectin-related inhibitor of proliferation

    • Uniprot ID


      Sequence Note


  • Instruction
    • Reconstitution

      It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized protein in sterile H₂O to a concentration not less than 200 μg/mL and incubate the stock solution for at least 20 min to ensure sufficient re-dissolved.


      The product is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20°C or lower for long term storage.

    • Stability & Storage

      This product is stable after storage at:

      • -20°C for 12 months in lyophilized state from date of receipt.
      • -20°C or -80°C for 1 month under sterile conditions after reconstitution.

      Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.

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    SDS-PAGE analysis of recombinant human Galectin-12.

    SDS-PAGE analysis of recombinant human Galectin-12.

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