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.
Repeated freezing and thawing is not recommended. Store working aliquots at 4°C for up to one week.
With EpmB is involved in the beta-lysylation step of the post-translational modification of translation elongation factor P (EF-P) on 'Lys-34'. Catalyzes the ATP-dependent activation of (R)-beta-lysine produced by EpmB, forming a lysyl-adenylate, from which the beta-lysyl moiety is then transferred to the epsilon-amino group of EF-P 'Lys-34'.