Overview

  • Product nameAnti-alpha 1 Fetoprotein antibody [EP1016Y]
    See all alpha 1 Fetoprotein primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rabbit monoclonal [EP1016Y] to alpha 1 Fetoprotein
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, IPmore details
    Unsuitable for: Flow Cyt,ICC,IHC-Fr or IHC-P
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues near the N-terminal of human alpha 1 Fetoprotein.

  • Positive control
    • HepG2 cell lysate.
  • General notes

    This product is a recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody.

     

    Produced using Abcam’s RabMAb® technology. RabMAb® technology is covered by the following U.S. Patents, No. 5,675,063 and/or 7,429,487.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab52940 in the following tested applications.

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

Application Abreviews Notes
WB 1/500000. Detects a band of approximately 69 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 69 kDa).
IP 1/50.
  • Application notesIs unsuitable for Flow Cyt,ICC,IHC-Fr or IHC-P.
  • Target

    • FunctionBinds 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.
    • Tissue specificityPlasma. Synthesized by the fetal liver and yolk sac.
    • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the ALB/AFP/VDB family.
      Contains 3 albumin domains.
    • Developmental stageOccurs in the plasma of fetuses more than 4 weeks old, reaches the highest levels during the 12th-16th week of gestation, and drops to trace amounts after birth. The serum level in adults is usually less than 40 ng/ml. AFP occurs also at high levels in the plasma and ascitic fluid of adults with hepatoma.
    • Post-translational
      modifications
      Independent studies suggest heterogeneity of the N-terminal sequence of the mature protein and of the cleavage site of the signal sequence.
      Sulfated.
    • Cellular localizationSecreted.
    • Information by UniProt
    • Database links
    • Alternative names
      • Afp antibody
      • Alpha fetoglobulin antibody
      • Alpha fetoprotein antibody
      • Alpha fetoprotein precursor antibody
      • Alpha-1-fetoprotein antibody
      • Alpha-fetoglobulin antibody
      • Alpha-fetoprotein antibody
      • alpha-fetoprotein, Hereditary persistence of, included antibody
      • FETA antibody
      • FETA_HUMAN antibody
      • Hereditary persistence of alpha fetoprotein antibody
      • HPAFP antibody
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    Anti-alpha 1 Fetoprotein antibody [EP1016Y] images

    • Anti-alpha 1 Fetoprotein antibody [EP1016Y] (ab52940) at 1/500000 dilution + HepG2 cell lysate at 10 µg

      Secondary
      goat anti-rabbit HRP at 1/2000 dilution

      Predicted band size : 69 kDa
      Observed band size : 69 kDa

    References for Anti-alpha 1 Fetoprotein antibody [EP1016Y] (ab52940)

    This product has been referenced in:
    • Venkataramani V  et al. Amyloid precursor protein is a biomarker for transformed human pluripotent stem cells. Am J Pathol 180:1636-52 (2012). WB ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 22305861) »

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