Cathepsin V, also known as Cathepsin L2 and Cathepsin U, is a cysteine protease of the papain family. It is expressed as a proenzyme in lysosomes, which can be autocatalytically converted to the mature form at pH 4.0. Cathepsin V is specifically expressed in the thymus, testis, and corneal epithelium.
Suitable for use in Western Blot. Other applications not tested.
Western Blot: 0.5-4ug/ml
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4 degrees C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20 degrees C. Aliquots are stable for 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.