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AFP antigen :: Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) Antigen

Scan QR to view Datasheet Catalog #    MBS568688 AFP antigen
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 Product Name   

Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), Antigen

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 Also Known As   

Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) Antigen >99%

 Product Gene Name   

AFP antigen

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 Research Use Only    For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.
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 OMIM    104150
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 Host    Human Cord Serum
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 Purity/Purification    >99%
 Form/Format    Liquid, 0.2 um filtered.
Tris Buffered Saline,pH 7.5
 Concentration    1.9 mg/ml (lot specific)
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 Preservative    0.1% Sodium Azide
 Note    Negative for HBsAg, HCV antibody, HIV-1 & 2 antibody, Syphilis antibody and HIV-1 Antigen by currently approved FDA methods. Centrifuge vial prior to dispensing material.
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 Preparation and Storage    Store at 2-8C
 Other Notes    Small volumes of AFP antigen 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.
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 Product Categories/Family for AFP antigen    Tumor Markers
 Applications Tested/Suitable for AFP antigen   

Immunogen Grade

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NCBI/Uniprot data below describe general gene information for AFP. It may not necessarily be applicable to this product.
 NCBI GI #    4501989
 NCBI GeneID    174
 NCBI Accession #    NP_001125.1 [Other Products]
 NCBI GenBank Nucleotide #    NM_001134.2 [Other Products]
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 UniProt Secondary Accession #    B2RBU3 [Other Products]
 UniProt Related Accession #    P02771 [Other Products]
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 NCBI Official Full Name    alpha-fetoprotein
 NCBI Official Synonym Full Names    alpha fetoprotein
 NCBI Official Symbol    AFP [Similar Products]
 NCBI Official Synonym Symbols   
AFPD; FETA; HPAFP
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 NCBI Protein Information    alpha-fetoprotein
 UniProt Protein Name    Alpha-fetoprotein
 UniProt Synonym Protein Names   
Alpha-1-fetoprotein; Alpha-fetoglobulin
 Protein Family    Alpha-fetoprotein
 UniProt Gene Name    AFP [Similar Products]
 UniProt Synonym Gene Names    HPAFP [Similar Products]
 UniProt Entry Name    FETA_HUMAN
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 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]
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 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: cytoplasm; extracellular space

Molecular Function: metal ion binding

Biological Process: liver development; organ regeneration; ovulation from ovarian follicle; pancreas development; progesterone metabolic process; response to organic substance; transport

Disease: Alpha-fetoprotein Deficiency; Alpha-fetoprotein, Hereditary Persistence Of
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 Research Articles on AFP    1. Although circulating serum AFP is known as a growth-enhancing factor during development, cytoplasmic AFP has a lethal role in the oncogenesis, growth, and metastasis of adult liver cancer.
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Products associated with AFP antigenPathways associated with AFP antigen
 Reference Product  PubMed Publications
 JUN antigen  >1066 publications with AFP and JUN
 MYC antigen  >58 publications with AFP and MYC
 FOXA1 antigen  >14 publications with AFP and FOXA1
 TP53 antigen  >13 publications with AFP and TP53
 CEBPA antigen  >9 publications with AFP and CEBPA
 ZFHX3 antigen  >9 publications with AFP and ZFHX3
 FOXA3 antigen  >5 publications with AFP and FOXA3
 FOXM1 antigen  >4 publications with AFP and FOXM1
 UBC antigen  >4 publications with AFP and UBC
 EFNA1 antigen  >2 publications with AFP and EFNA1
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Diseases associated with AFP antigenOrgans/Tissues associated with AFP antigen
 Disease Name  Pubmed Publications
 Liver Diseases Antibodies  >4423 publications with AFP and Liver Diseases
 Liver Neoplasms Antibodies  >4276 publications with AFP and Liver Neoplasms
 Carcinoma, Hepatocellular Antibodies  >4148 publications with AFP and Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
 Nervous System Diseases Antibodies  >1339 publications with AFP and Nervous System Diseases
 Liver Cirrhosis Antibodies  >1256 publications with AFP and Liver Cirrhosis
 Neoplasm Metastasis Antibodies  >594 publications with AFP and Neoplasm Metastasis
 Neoplasms, Experimental Antibodies  >454 publications with AFP and Neoplasms, Experimental
 Liver Neoplasms, Experimental Antibodies  >391 publications with AFP and Liver Neoplasms, Experimental
 Lung Neoplasms Antibodies  >362 publications with AFP and Lung Neoplasms
 Stomach Neoplasms Antibodies  >347 publications with AFP and Stomach Neoplasms
 Organ/Tissue Name  Pubmed Publications
 Liver Antibodies  >5419 publications with AFP and Liver
 Blood Antibodies  >3979 publications with AFP and Blood
 Vascular Antibodies  >688 publications with AFP and Vascular
 Lung Antibodies  >421 publications with AFP and Lung
 Brain Antibodies  >349 publications with AFP and Brain
 Embryonic Tissue Antibodies  >302 publications with AFP and Embryonic Tissue
 Muscle Antibodies  >230 publications with AFP and Muscle
 Kidney Antibodies  >182 publications with AFP and Kidney
 Placenta Antibodies  >173 publications with AFP and Placenta
 Heart Antibodies  >108 publications with AFP and Heart
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