Overview

Description

  • NatureNatural
  • SourceNative
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • SpeciesHuman

Associated products

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab62416 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    SDS-PAGE

    Functional Studies

  • FormLiquid
  • Additional notesConcentration varies from lot to lot but is between 5-10mg/ml
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.

    Preservative: None
    Constituents: 50% Glycerol

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • Plasminogen
    • PLG
  • RelevancePlasmin is an enzyme formed in the circulating blood, and many other extracellular fluids, from the zymogen plasminogen. Plasminogen is a single-chain glycoprotein with 790 amino acid residues. Activation to the active form, plasmin, by urokinase involves cleavage at the arg-val bond between residues 560 and 561, resulting in the formation of the 2-chain plasmin molecule held together by 2 disulfide linkages. The heavier chain contains about 411 residues and the lighter chain about 233. The main function of plasmin is the digestion of fibrin in blood clots. Plasmin is a proteolytic enzyme with a specificity similar to that of trypsin. Like trypsin, plasmin belongs to the family of serine proteinases, in which the active site catalytic triad, his-57, asp-102, and ser-195 (chymotrypsin numbering), is situated in the light chain. Plasmin acts as a proteolytic factor in a variety of processes other than fibrinolysis; including embryonic development, tissue remodelling, tumour invasion and inflammation; in ovulation it weakens the walls of the Graafian follicle. A Deficiency of plasmin may lead to thrombosis, as clots are not degraded adequately.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted

References for Natural Human Plasmin protein (ab62416)

ab62416 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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