Add deionized water to a working concentration approximately 0.5 mg/mL and let the lyophilized pellet dissolve completely.
APOD occurs in the macromolecular complex with lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase. It is probably involved in the transport and binding of bilin. Appears to be able to transport a variety of ligands in a number of different contexts.
Expressed in liver, intestine, pancreas, kidney, placenta, adrenal, spleen, fetal brain tissue and tears.
Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family.