Human Folate Binding Protein peptide (ab87124)



  • NatureSynthetic

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

  • Purity70 - 90% by HPLC.

  • FormLiquid
  • Additional notes

    - First try to dissolve a small amount of peptide in either water or buffer. The more charged residues on a peptide, the more soluble it is in aqueous solutions.
    - If the peptide doesn’t dissolve try an organic solvent e.g. DMSO, then dilute using water or buffer.
    - Consider that any solvent used must be compatible with your assay. If a peptide does not dissolve and you need to recover it, lyophilise to remove the solvent.
    - Gentle warming and sonication can effectively aid peptide solubilisation. If the solution is cloudy or has gelled the peptide may be in suspension rather than solubilised.
    - Peptides containing cysteine are easily oxidised, so should be prepared in solution just prior to use.

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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

    Information available upon request.

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • adult
    • Adult folate binding protein
    • Adult folate-binding protein
    • FBP
    • Folate receptor
    • Folate receptor 1
    • Folate Receptor 1 Adult
    • Folate Receptor 1 Precursor
    • Folate receptor adult
    • Folate receptor alpha
    • FOLR
    • FOLR1
    • FR alpha
    • FR-alpha
    • FRalpha
    • KB cells FBP
    • MOV18
    • Ovarian cancer associated antigen
    • Ovarian tumor associated antigen
    • Ovarian tumor associated antigen MOv18
    • Ovarian tumor-associated antigen MOv18
    see all
  • FunctionBinds to folate and reduced folic acid derivatives and mediates delivery of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate to the interior of cells.
  • Tissue specificityExclusively expressed in tissues of epithelial origin. Expression is increased in malignant tissues. Expressed in kidney, lung and cerebellum.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in FOLR1 are the cause of neurodegeneration due to cerebral folate transport deficiency (NCFTD) [MIM:613068]. NCFTD is an autosomal recessive disorder resulting from brain-specific folate deficiency early in life. Onset is apparent in late infancy with severe developmental regression, movement disturbances, epilepsy, and leukodystrophy. Note=Recognition and diagnosis of this disorder is critical because folinic acid therapy can reverse the clinical symptoms and improve brain abnormalities and function.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the folate receptor family.
  • Post-translational
    Eight disulfide bonds are present.
    The secreted form is derived from the membrane-bound form either by cleavage of the GPI anchor, or/and by proteolysis catalyzed by a metalloprotease.
  • Cellular localizationCell membrane. Secreted.
  • Information by UniProt

References for Human Folate Binding Protein peptide (ab87124)

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