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anti-AFP antibody :: Rabbit AFP Polyclonal Antibody

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Product Name

AFP, Polyclonal Antibody

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Full Product Name

AFP Polyclonal Antibody

Product Synonym Names
AFP; FETA; Alpha fetoglobulin; alpha fetoprotein; Alpha 1 fetoprotein; HPAFP
Product Gene Name
Research Use Only
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.
OMIM
104150
3D Structure
ModBase 3D Structure for P02771
Clonality
Polyclonal
Isotype
IgG
Host
Rabbit
Species Reactivity
Human, Mouse, Rat
Purity/Purification
Affinity Purification
Concentration
1mg/ml (lot specific)
Species
Human
Route
Synthetic Peptide
Immunogen
C term -peptide of human AFP
Calculated Molecular Weight
65kDa
Preparation and Storage
Store at -20 degree C (regular) or -80 degree C (long term). Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.
Buffer: PBS with 0.02% sodium azide, 50% glycerol, pH7.3.
Other Notes
Small volumes of anti-AFP antibody vial(s) may occasionally become entrapped in the seal of the product vial during shipment and storage. If necessary, briefly centrifuge the vial on a tabletop centrifuge to dislodge any liquid in the container`s cap. Certain products may require to ship with dry ice and additional dry ice fee may apply.
Related Product Information for
anti-AFP antibody
Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a 65 kDa glycoprotein found in the serum of the mammalian fetal liver, yolk sac, and GI tract. While AFP expression in adult cells is low, it is aberrantly expressed in adult liver cancer cells (1,2). The tumor suppressor gene p53 and beta-catenin are both involved in the regulation of AFP expression. In normal adult cells, p53 binds to the repressor region of the AFP gene, thereby blocking transcription. Mutations in both p53 and beta-catenin are associated with aberrant expression of AFP. Elevated serum levels are predictive of hepatocellular carcinoma (3).
Product Categories/Family for anti-AFP antibody
Applications Tested/Suitable for anti-AFP antibody
Western Blot (WB), Immunohistochemistry (IHC), Immunofluorescence (IF), Immunoprecipitation (IP)
Application Notes for anti-AFP antibody
WB: 1:500 - 1:2000
IHC: 1:50 - 1:200
IF: 1:50 - 1:200
IP: 1:20 - 1:50

Western Blot (WB) of anti-AFP antibody
Western blot analysis of extracts of various cell lines, using AFP antibody at 1:1000 dilution.
Secondary antibody: HRP Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG (H+L) (MBS128200) at 1:10000 dilution.
Lysates/proteins: 25ug per lane.
Blocking buffer: 3% nonfat dry milk in TBST.
Detection: ECL Basic Kit.
Exposure time: 40s.
anti-AFP antibody Western Blot (WB) (WB) image
Immunofluorescence (IF) of anti-AFP antibody
Immunofluorescence analysis of HeLa cells using AFP antibody. Blue: DAPI for nuclear staining.
anti-AFP antibody Immunofluorescence (IF) image
NCBI/Uniprot data below describe general gene information for AFP. It may not necessarily be applicable to this product.
NCBI GI #
NCBI GeneID
NCBI Accession #
UniProt Primary Accession #
UniProt Secondary Accession #
UniProt Related Accession #
Molecular Weight
609
NCBI Official Full Name
Alpha-fetoprotein
NCBI Official Synonym Full Names
alpha-fetoprotein
NCBI Official Symbol
NCBI Official Synonym Symbols
AFPD; FETA; HPAFP
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NCBI Protein Information
alpha-fetoprotein; alpha-fetoglobulin; alpha-1-fetoprotein
UniProt Protein Name
Alpha-fetoprotein
UniProt Synonym Protein Names
Alpha-1-fetoprotein; Alpha-fetoglobulin
Protein Family
UniProt Gene Name
UniProt Synonym Gene Names
HPAFP  [Similar Products]
UniProt Entry Name
FETA_HUMAN
NCBI Summary for AFP
This gene encodes alpha-fetoprotein, a major plasma protein produced by the yolk sac and the liver during fetal life. Alpha-fetoprotein expression in adults is often associated with hepatoma or teratoma. However, hereditary persistance of alpha-fetoprotein may also be found in individuals with no obvious pathology. The protein is thought to be the fetal counterpart of serum albumin, and the alpha-fetoprotein and albumin genes are present in tandem in the same transcriptional orientation on chromosome 4. Alpha-fetoprotein is found in monomeric as well as dimeric and trimeric forms, and binds copper, nickel, fatty acids and bilirubin. The level of alpha-fetoprotein in amniotic fluid is used to measure renal loss of protein to screen for spina bifida and anencephaly. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
UniProt Comments for AFP
AFP: Binds copper, nickel, and fatty acids as well as, and bilirubin less well than, serum albumin. Only a small percentage (less than 2%) of the human AFP shows estrogen-binding properties. Dimeric and trimeric forms have been found in addition to the monomeric form. Plasma. Synthesized by the fetal liver and yolk sac. Belongs to the ALB/AFP/VDB family.

Protein type: Secreted, signal peptide; Secreted

Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 4q13.3

Cellular Component: extracellular space; cytoplasm

Molecular Function: metal ion binding

Biological Process: transport; progesterone metabolic process; ovulation from ovarian follicle

Disease: Alpha-fetoprotein Deficiency; Alpha-fetoprotein, Hereditary Persistence Of
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