Synthetic peptide (the amino acid sequence is considered to be commercially sensitive) corresponding to Human Prosurfactant Protein B aa 200-300 conjugated to Keyhole Limpet Haemocyanin (KLH). (Peptide available as ab116184)
This antibody gave a positive signal in both WI38 and A549 whole cell lysates.
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Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 42 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 42 kDa).
Pulmonary surfactant-associated proteins promote alveolar stability by lowering the surface tension at the air-liquid interface in the peripheral air spaces. SP-B increases the collapse pressure of palmitic acid to nearly 70 millinewtons per meter.
Secondary Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) preadsorbed (ab97080) at 1/5000 dilution Developed using the ECL technique
Performed under reducing conditions.
Predicted band size : 42 kDa Observed band size : 42 kDa Additional bands at : 39 kDa (possible cleavage fragment).
Exposure time : 16 minutes
The band observed at 39 kDa could potentially be a cleaved form of Prosurfactant Protein B due to the presence of a 24 amino acid signal peptide. Abcam recommends using milk as the blocking agent. Abcam welcomes customer feedback and would appreciate any comments regarding this product and the data presented above.