Recombinant Human Protein Wnt-4(WNT4)

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Product Details

Purity Greater than 90% as determined by SDS-PAGE.
Target Names WNT4
Uniprot No. P56705
Research Area Signal Transduction
Alternative Names MGC123964; Protein Wnt-4; RP23-246F18.1; SERKAL; Wingless type MMTV integration site family member 4 precursor; WNT 4; WNT 4 protein precursor; WNT4; WNT4_HUMAN
Species Homo sapiens (Human)
Source E.coli
Expression Region 23-351aa
Note: The complete sequence including tag sequence, target protein sequence and linker sequence could be provided upon request.
Mol. Weight 52.7kDa
Protein Length Full Length of Mature Protein
Tag Info N-terminal 6xHis-SUMO-tagged
Form Liquid or Lyophilized powder
Note: We will preferentially ship the format that we have in stock, however, if you have any special requirement for the format, please remark your requirement when placing the order, we will prepare according to your demand.
Buffer If the delivery form is liquid, the default storage buffer is Tris/PBS-based buffer, 5%-50% glycerol.
Note: If you have any special requirement for the glycerol content, please remark when you place the order.
If the delivery form is lyophilized powder, the buffer before lyophilization is Tris/PBS-based buffer, 6% Trehalose, pH 8.0.
Reconstitution We recommend that this vial be briefly centrifuged prior to opening to bring the contents to the bottom. Please reconstitute protein in deionized sterile water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/mL.We recommend to add 5-50% of glycerol (final concentration) and aliquot for long-term storage at -20°C/-80°C. Our default final concentration of glycerol is 50%. Customers could use it as reference.
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Storage Condition Store at -20°C upon receipt, aliquoting is necessary for mutiple use. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Shelf Life The shelf life is related to many factors, storage state, buffer ingredients, storage temperature and the stability of the protein itself.
Generally, the shelf life of liquid form is 6 months at -20°C/-80°C. The shelf life of lyophilized form is 12 months at -20°C/-80°C.
Lead Time Basically, we can dispatch the products out in 3-7 working days after receiving your orders. Delivery time may differ from different purchasing way or location, please kindly consult your local distributors for specific delivery time.
Notes Repeated freezing and thawing is not recommended. Store working aliquots at 4°C for up to one week.
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Target Data

Function Ligand for members of the frizzled family of seven transmembrane receptors. Probable developmental protein. May be a signaling molecule which affects the development of discrete regions of tissues. Is likely to signal over only few cell diameters (By similarity). Overexpression may be associated with abnormal proliferation in human breast tissue.
Gene References into Functions
  1. Annotation of rs2072920 in WNT4 in tissues might be related to obesity. PMID: 28272483
  2. We found a genetic association between rs11031006 (FSHB) SNP and endometriosis. WNT4 and VEZT genes constitute the most consistently associated genes with endometriosis. In the present study, an association of rs7521902 (WNT4) and rs10859871 (VEZT) was confirmed in women with endometriosis at the genotypic but not the allelic level. PMID: 28901453
  3. urinary Wnt4 could be a potential noninvasive biomarker for the early detection of tubular injury. PMID: 27600466
  4. were not able to replicate or further verify the genetic association of polymorphisms in WNT4 and WNT5B with bone mineral density PMID: 28078366
  5. These findings demonstrate that autocrine human growth hormone regulates WNT4 expression and that WNT4 is a potential therapeutic target in human breast cancer. PMID: 27323961
  6. WNT4 encodes wingless-type MMTV integration site family member 4. WNT4 mutations have been found in women with mullerian duct abnormalities, primary amenorrhea, and hyperandrogenism and common variants in WNT4, which are in high linkage disequilibrium with our index SNPs, are associated with endometriosis, ovarian cancer,and bone mineral density of WNT4, and the T allele generates a strong ESR1-binding site. PMID: 28877031
  7. Our MRKH families included 43 quads, 26 trios, and 30 duos. Of our MRKH probands, 87/147 (59%) had MRKH type 1 and 60/147 (41%) had type 2 with additional anomalies. CONCLUSION(S): Although the prevalence of WNT4, HNF1B, and LHX1 point mutations is low in people with MRKH, the prevalence of CNVs was approximately 19%. PMID: 28600106
  8. WNT4 drives a novel signaling pathway in ILC cells, with a critical role in estrogen-induced growth that may also mediate endocrine resistance. WNT4 signaling may represent a novel target to modulate endocrine response specifically for patients with ILC. PMID: 27650553
  9. The etiology of MRKH syndrome is still largely unknown, probably because of its intrinsic heterogeneity. Several candidate causative genes have been investigated, but to date only WNT4 has been associated with MRKH with hyperandrogenism. This review summarizes and discusses the clinical features and details progress to date in understanding the genetics of MRKH syndrome. PMID: 27716927
  10. We highlight the cooperation of WNT4, RSPO1 and FOXL2 within a regulatory network and the need for further research to better understand their role in defining and maintaining ovarian identity. PMID: 27604691
  11. The WNT4 expression level in eutopic endometrium was significantly reduced compared with that in normal endometrium of the control group. PMID: 26363035
  12. Results suggest that the Wnt4 gene encodes signals that are important for various aspects of female reproductive tract development. PMID: 26721931
  13. Studied the roles of WNT4 and WNT5A in human decidulization and their relationship with preeclampsia. PMID: 26848991
  14. Polymorphisms on WNT4 gene might be involved in the pathogenesis of endometriosis in the infertile women. PMID: 26139156
  15. the expression of WNT4, a Wnt ligand, and three targets of Wnt-ss-catenin transcription activation, namely, MMP7, cyclinD1 (CD1) and c-MYC in 141 penile tissue cores from 101 unique samples, were investigated. PMID: 25901368
  16. The results demonstrated that WNT4 rs2235529 is associated with endometriosis in Chinese Han women, which may result in aberrant expression of WNT4, leading to the pathogenesis of endometriosis. PMID: 25682310
  17. Wnt4 might be a key gene during parathyroid hormone-induced epithelial mesenchymal transformation of proximal kidney tubule cells. PMID: 25337242
  18. The 5'-flanking region of the Wnt4 gene is responsive to Pax8. Pax8 modulates the expression of Wnt4 in thyroid cells. PMID: 25270402
  19. Our results suggest that the rs10965235 SNP in the CDKN2B-AS gene and the rs16826658 SNP near the WNT4 gene were significantly associated with endometriosis in this Korean population. PMID: 25154675
  20. We report an adolescent girl with the cardinal features of MURCS association, obesity, and clinical findings of hyperandrogenism who did not show any exonic mutation of the WNT4 gene PMID: 24356390
  21. These data indicate that Wnt4 signaling is deregulated in most pituitary adenomas and its excessive activation may inhibit pituitary tumor invasion. PMID: 24200887
  22. State anxiety assessed two months before the examination was positively and negatively correlated with miR-16 and its target WNT4 mRNA levels, respectively. PMID: 24130753
  23. The WNT4 ligand plays a role in regulating the cell growth of leukemia-derived cells by arresting cells in the G1 cell cycle phase. PMID: 24274766
  24. Analysis of bronchial biopsy samples shows a very strong correlation between Wnt4 and interleukin (IL)8 gene expression, suggesting a role for Wnt4 in chronic lung inflammation. PMID: 23463699
  25. heterozygous WNT4 variants are likely to play a causative role in renal hypodysplasia. PMID: 23520208
  26. We confirm WNT4, CDKN2BAS and FN1 as the first identified common loci for endometriosis. PMID: 23142796
  27. Recent developments have demonstrated that ovarian development is an active process (rather than a default process); ovarian development/function requires expression of WNT4, RSPO1, and FOXL2. [REVIEW] PMID: 23044875
  28. Studies uncovered a linear pathway involving BMP2, WNT4/beta-catenin, and Forkhead box protein O1 that operates in human endometrium to critically control decidualization. PMID: 23142810
  29. Mutations in the WNT4 gene is not associated with premature ovarian failure. PMID: 22951804
  30. Mutations in WNT4 are not responsible for Mullerian duct abnormalities in Chinese women. PMID: 22503279
  31. Wnt/beta-catenin pathway forms a negative feedback loop during TGF-beta1 induced human normal skin fibroblast-to-myofibroblast transition PMID: 22041457
  32. Possible role of WNT4 in Han Chinese women with premature ovarian failure. PMID: 21624127
  33. Report a new WNT4 gene mutation in atypical Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. PMID: 21377155
  34. These observations highlight the distinct roles of WNT11 and WNT4 during the early stages of retinoic acid-induced neuronal differentiation. PMID: 21280163
  35. Wnt4 is specifically involved in joint development. PMID: 20709709
  36. Findings provide the first convincing line of evidence that EAF and Wnt4 form an auto-regulatory negative feedback loop in vivo. PMID: 20161747
  37. at least 1 cause of Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a loss of function mutation of the Wnt4 (wingless-type MMTV integration site family member 4) gene. PMID: 20060343
  38. The age-related down-regulation of Wnt4 (and subsequently FoxN1), and the prominent increase in LAP2alpha expression, was investigated in thymic epithelial cells. PMID: 20502698
  39. The current results support a view that WNT4 may have a role in oocyte selection and follicle formation and maturation in human ovaries. PMID: 19962424
  40. Results demonstrated significant up-regulation of WNT-3, WNT-4, WNT-5B, WNT-7B, WNT-9A, WNT-10A, and WNT-16B in patients with CLL compared to normal subjects. PMID: 19863181
  41. Wnt 4a gene encodes a growth factor that participates in the formation of the kidney, adrenal, mammary gland, pituitary, and female reproductive tract. Wnt4 is required for the initial steps of the formation of Mullerian ducts. PMID: 19849868
  42. WNT-4 protein is expressed in the developing nephron during morphogenetic period of the kidney. PMID: 12768078
  43. Down-regulation of Wnt-4 and up-regulation of Wnt-5a are possible markers of the malignant phenotype of human squamous cell carcinoma. PMID: 12841867
  44. overexpression disrupts normal testicular vasculature and inhibits testosterone synthesis by repressing steroidogenic factor 1/beta-catenin synergy PMID: 12949260
  45. matrilysin may have a role in renal tubular injury and progression of tubulointerstitial fibrosis, and Wnt4 may regulate matrilysin expression in the kidney PMID: 15149334
  46. Their different spatial expression patterns suggest that Wnt4 and Wnt5a proteins are not functionally linked to type II collagen and type X collagen synthesis in in vitro chondrogenic models of mesenchyme stem cells PMID: 15389636
  47. sequencing of all five exons of WNT-4 demonstrated no mutant alleles in any of 8 46,XX true hermaphrodites. The possibility of the existence of causative mutations in the untranslated regions of WNT-4, or within introns cannot be ruled out. PMID: 15589122
  48. It is thus likely that both RE1 and RE2 are necessary in rendering p63/p73-specific activation of the WNT4 promoter. PMID: 16343436
  49. Bone morphogenetic protein-2 modulates Wnt and frizzled expression and enhances the canonical pathway of Wnt signaling in normal keratinocytes PMID: 16442268
  50. These data show that DKK3 and WNT4 have multiple actions on steroidogenesis in adrenocortical cells, including effects on overall steroidogenesis (aldosterone and cortisol biosynthesis) and distinct effects on steroidogenic enzyme mRNA levels. PMID: 16981135
  51. The activation of p38 was dependent on Axin and was required for the enhancement of mesenchymal stem cells differentiation by Wnt-4. PMID: 17720811
  52. Molecular analysis of the WNT4 gene in 6 patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome without androgen excess excluded this gene as a major cause of this syndrome, regardless of the subtype. PMID: 18001722
  53. Together with previous observations in animal models, the present data attribute a pivotal role to WNT4 signaling during organogenesis in humans. PMID: 18179883
  54. WNT4 is involved in the regulation of mullerian duct development and ovarian androgen biosynthesis. WNT4 may also contribute to human follicle development and/or maintenance. PMID: 18182450
  55. Wnt4 gene, a member of the Wnt-beta-catenin pathway, was identified as a target gene of MM-1. PMID: 18281035
  56. The abundant WNT-4 mRNA expression in Conn's adenomas and its hormonal regulation in adrenocortical cells suggest a role for WNT-4 in human adrenocortical function. PMID: 18553255
  57. These results suggested that activation of Wnt4/Fzd6 signaling through a "beta-catenin-independent" pathway played a role in proliferation and survival of the pituitary adenoma cells. PMID: 19034702
  58. Mutations in the coding sequence of WNT4, WNT5A, WNT7A, and WNT9B are not responsible for the Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. PMID: 19171330
  59. RNA samples from 21 neuroblastoma showed a highly significant FZD1 and/or MDR1 overexpression after treatment, underlining a role for FZD1-mediated Wnt/beta-catenin pathway in clinical chemoresistance. PMID: 19421142

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Involvement in disease 46,XX sex reversal with dysgenesis of kidneys, adrenals, and lungs (SERKAL); Mullerian aplasia and hyperandrogenism (MULLAPL)
Subcellular Location Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix
Protein Families Wnt family
Database Links

HGNC: 12783

OMIM: 158330

KEGG: hsa:54361

STRING: 9606.ENSP00000290167

UniGene: Hs.25766

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