The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.
FunctionHaptoglobin combines with free plasma hemoglobin, preventing loss of iron through the kidneys and protecting the kidneys from damage by hemoglobin, while making the hemoglobin accessible to degradative enzymes.
Tissue specificityExpressed by the liver and secreted in plasma.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the peptidase S1 family. Contains 1 peptidase S1 domain. Contains 2 Sushi (CCP/SCR) domains.