Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Aliquot and store at-20°C long term. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily, and TIM family of proteins. CD4-positive T helper lymphocytes can be divided into types 1 (Th1) and 2 (Th2) on the basis of their cytokine secretion patterns.