Overview

Description

  • Nature
    Synthetic

Associated products

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab187960 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    Blocking - Blocking peptide for Anti-Lipocalin-2 / NGAL antibody [EPR5084] (ab125075)

  • Form
    Liquid
  • 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. Store at -20°C.

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • 24p3
    • 25 kDa alpha 2 microglobulin related subunit of MMP9
    • 25 kDa alpha-2-microglobulin-related subunit of MMP-9
    • Alpha 2 microglobulin related protein
    • HGNC:6526
    • HNL
    • Lcn 2
    • Lcn2
    • Lipocalin-2
    • Migration stimulating factor inhibitor
    • MSFI
    • Neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin
    • Neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin precursor
    • Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin
    • NGAL
    • NGAL_HUMAN
    • Oncogene 24p3
    • Oncogenic lipocalin 24p3
    • p25
    • Siderocalin
    • siderocalin LCN2
    • SV40 induced 24P3 protein
    • Uterocalin
    see all
  • Function
    Iron-trafficking protein involved in multiple processes such as apoptosis, innate immunity and renal development. Binds iron through association with 2,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid (2,5-DHBA), a siderophore that shares structural similarities with bacterial enterobactin, and delivers or removes iron from the cell, depending on the context. Iron-bound form (holo-24p3) is internalized following binding to the SLC22A17 (24p3R) receptor, leading to release of iron and subsequent increase of intracellular iron concentration. In contrast, association of the iron-free form (apo-24p3) with the SLC22A17 (24p3R) receptor is followed by association with an intracellular siderophore, iron chelation and iron transfer to the extracellular medium, thereby reducing intracellular iron concentration. Involved in apoptosis due to interleukin-3 (IL3) deprivation: iron-loaded form increases intracellular iron concentration without promoting apoptosis, while iron-free form decreases intracellular iron levels, inducing expression of the proapoptotic protein BCL2L11/BIM, resulting in apoptosis. Involved in innate immunity, possibly by sequestrating iron, leading to limit bacterial growth.
  • Tissue specificity
    Expressed in bone marrow and in tissues that are prone to exposure to microorganism. High expression is found in bone marrow as well as in uterus, prostate, salivary gland, stomach, appendix, colon, trachea and lung. Not found in the small intestine or peripheral blood leukocytes.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family.
  • Cellular localization
    Secreted. Upon binding to the SLC22A17 (24p3R) receptor, it is internalized.
  • Information by UniProt

References

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