Key features and details
- Mouse monoclonal [C2 + C3 + MBS-12] to alpha 1 Fetoprotein - BSA and Azide free
- Suitable for: IHC-P
- Reacts with: Human
Product nameAnti-alpha 1 Fetoprotein antibody [C2 + C3 + MBS-12] - BSA and Azide free
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DescriptionMouse monoclonal [C2 + C3 + MBS-12] to alpha 1 Fetoprotein - BSA and Azide free
Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-Pmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Recombinant full length protein corresponding to Human alpha 1 Fetoprotein.
Database link: P02771
- Human fetal liver tissue; HepG2 cells.
Please note that this antibody is an oligoclonal antibody. It is a cocktail of monoclonal antibodies that have been carefully selected. Oligoclonal antibodies have not only the specificity and batch-to-batch consistency of a monoclonal antibody, but also have the advantage of the sensitivity of a polyclonal antibody due to their ability to recognize multiple epitopes on an antigen.
C2: IgG1 kappa
C3: IgG2a kappa
MBS-12: IgG1 kappa
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Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C long term. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Storage bufferConstituent: 100% PBS
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PurityProtein A/G purified
Clone numberC2 + C3 + MBS-12
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab215740 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|IHC-P||Use a concentration of 1 - 2 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.|
FunctionBinds copper, nickel, and fatty acids as well as, and bilirubin less well than, serum albumin. Only a small percentage (less than 2%) of the human AFP shows estrogen-binding properties.
Tissue specificityPlasma. Synthesized by the fetal liver and yolk sac.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the ALB/AFP/VDB family.
Contains 3 albumin domains.
Developmental stageOccurs in the plasma of fetuses more than 4 weeks old, reaches the highest levels during the 12th-16th week of gestation, and drops to trace amounts after birth. The serum level in adults is usually less than 40 ng/ml. AFP occurs also at high levels in the plasma and ascitic fluid of adults with hepatoma.
modificationsIndependent studies suggest heterogeneity of the N-terminal sequence of the mature protein and of the cleavage site of the signal sequence.
- Information by UniProt
- Afp antibody
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ab215740 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.