Overview

Description

  • Nature
    Synthetic

Associated products

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab41720 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    Western blot

    Blocking - Blocking peptide for Anti-Cathepsin K antibody (ab19027)

  • Purity
    > 95 % SDS-PAGE.

  • Form
    Liquid
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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: 0.02% Thimerosal (merthiolate)
    Constituents: 0.1% BSA, PBS, pH 7.2

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • Cathepsin K
    • Cathepsin O
    • Cathepsin O1
    • Cathepsin O2
    • Cathepsin X
    • CATK_HUMAN
    • CTS02
    • Ctsk
    • CTSO
    • CTSO1
    • CTSO2
    • MGC23107
    • PKND
    • PYCD
    see all
  • Function
    Closely involved in osteoclastic bone resorption and may participate partially in the disorder of bone remodeling. Displays potent endoprotease activity against fibrinogen at acid pH. May play an important role in extracellular matrix degradation.
  • Tissue specificity
    Predominantly expressed in osteclasts (bones).
  • Involvement in disease
    Defects in CTSK are the cause of pycnodysostosis (PKND) [MIM:265800]. PKND is an autosomal recessive osteochondrodysplasia characterized by osteosclerosis and short stature.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the peptidase C1 family.
  • Cellular localization
    Lysosome.
  • Information by UniProt

References for Cathepsin K peptide (ab41720)

ab41720 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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