This product was changed from ascites to tissue culture supernatant on 18th September 2017. Lot numbers higher than GR218079 will be from tissue culture supernatant. Please note that the dilutions may need to be adjusted accordingly.
Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
ELISA: Use at an assay dependent dilution.
IP: Use at a concentration of 1 µg/ml lysate.
WB: 1/2000. Detects a band of approximately 69 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 69 kDa).
Not yet tested in other applications.
Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Serum albumin, the main protein of plasma, has a good binding capacity for water, Ca(2+), Na(+), K(+), fatty acids, hormones, bilirubin and drugs. Its main function is the regulation of the colloidal osmotic pressure of blood. Major zinc transporter in plasma, typically binds about 80% of all plasma zinc.
Involvement in disease
Defects in ALB are a cause of familial dysalbuminemic hyperthyroxinemia (FDH) [MIM:103600]. FDH is a form of euthyroid hyperthyroxinemia that is due to increased affinity of ALB for T(4). It is the most common cause of inherited euthyroid hyperthyroxinemia in Caucasian population.
Belongs to the ALB/AFP/VDB family. Contains 3 albumin domains.
Kenitra variant is partially O-glycosylated at Thr-620. It has two new disulfide bonds Cys-600 to Cys-602 and Cys-601 to Cys-606. Glycated in diabetic patients. Phosphorylation sites are present in the extracelllular medium. Acetylated on Lys-223 by acetylsalicylic acid.