The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
1/50 - 1/200. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
FunctionHas prolyl 3-hydroxylase activity catalyzing the post-translational formation of 3-hydroxyproline in -Xaa-Pro-Gly-sequences in collagens, especially types IV and V.
Tissue specificityExpressed in heart, placenta, lung, liver, skeletal muscle and kidney. Expression localized to the epithelia of bile ducts and to the sacroplasm of heart muscle and skeletal muscle. In the pancreas, localized to a subpopulation of Langerhans islet cells and in the salivary gland, expressed in acinar cells.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the leprecan family. Contains 1 Fe2OG dioxygenase domain. Contains 4 TPR repeats.