Human GDF8 / Myostatin peptide (ab40447)

Overview

Description

  • NatureSynthetic
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • SpeciesHuman
    • Amino acids0 to 0

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab40447 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

  • Applications

    Blocking

  • FormLiquid
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.

    Preservative: 0.09% Sodium Azide
    Constituents: 0.1% BSA, Tris buffered saline

General info

  • Alternative names
    • GDF 8
    • GDF-8
    • GDF8_HUMAN
    • Growth differentiation factor 8
    • Growth/Differentiation Factor 8
    • MSTN
    • MSTN
    • myostatin
    • OTTHUMP00000163498
    see all
  • FunctionActs specifically as a negative regulator of skeletal muscle growth.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the TGF-beta family.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted.
  • Target information above from: UniProt accession O14793 The UniProt Consortium
    The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt) in 2010
    Nucleic Acids Res. 38:D142-D148 (2010) .

    Information by UniProt

References for Human GDF8 / Myostatin peptide (ab40447)

ab40447 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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Thank you for your enquiry. I have received a reply from the originator of ab40447 (GDF8 / Myostatin peptide). This peptide was used as an immunogen for ab996 - GDF8 / Myostatin antibody. There are only two mismatches between human and bovine GDF8...

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