SARS-CoV-2 S protein trimer, His Tag (SPN-C52Hk) is expressed from human 293 cells (HEK293). It contains AA Val 16 - Pro 1213 (Accession # QHD43416.1). The recombinant protein is expressed from human 293 cells (HEK293) with T4 fibritin trimerization motif and a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus. Proline substitutions (F817P/ A892P/ A899P/ A942P/ K986P/ V987P) and alanine substitutions (R683A and R685A) are introduced to stabilize the trimeric prefusion state of SARS-CoV-2 S protein and abolish the furin cleavage site, respectively. The L18F/ D80A/ D215G/ LAL242-244del/ R246I/ K417N/ E484K/ N501Y/ D614G/ A701V mutations were identified in the SARS-CoV-2 Beta variant (Pango lineage: B.1.351; other names: 20H/501Y.V2).
Human ACE2, Fc Tag (Cat. No. AC2-H5257) captured on CM5 chip via Anti-human IgG Fc antibodies surface can bind SARS-CoV-2 S protein trimer, His Tag (Cat. No. SPN-C52Hk) with an affinity constant of 1.12 nM as determined in a SPR assay (Biacore 8K) (Routinely tested).
It's been reported that Coronavirus can infect the human respiratory epithelial cells through interaction with the human ACE2 receptor. The spike protein is a large type I transmembrane protein containing two subunits, S1 and S2. S1 mainly contains a receptor binding domain (RBD), which is responsible for recognizing the cell surface receptor. S2 contains basic elements needed for the membrane fusion.The S protein plays key parts in the induction of neutralizing-antibody and T-cell responses, as well as protective immunity.
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