ReconstitutionAdd 0.2 ml of 0.1M Acetate buffer pH4 and let the lyophilized pellet dissolve completely. For conversion into higher pH value, we recommend intensive dilution by relevant buffer to a concentration of 10µg/ml. In higher concentrations the solubility of this antigen is limited.
Osteoblast specific factor
Osteoblast specific factor 2
Osteoblast specific factor 2 (fasciclin I like)
Osteoblast-specific factor 2
Periodontal ligament specific periostin
Periostin isoform thy2
Periostin isoform thy4
Periostin isoform thy6
Periostin isoform thy8
Periostin osteoblast specific factor
FunctionBinds to heparin. Induces cell attachment and spreading and plays a role in cell adhesion. May play a role in extracellular matrix mineralization.
Tissue specificityWidely expressed with highest levels in aorta, stomach, lower gastrointestinal tract, placenta, uterus and breast. Up-regulated in epithelial ovarian tumors. Not expressed in normal ovaries. Also highly expressed at the tumor periphery of lung carcinoma tissue but not within the tumor. Overexpressed in breast cancers.