Recombinant fragment within Human alpha 1 Fetoprotein. The exact sequence is proprietary.
Human plasma, HepG2 and Human fetal liver lysates, Human moderately differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma and Human poorly differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma tissues, HepG2 cells
Mouse, Rat: We have preliminary internal testing data to indicate this antibody may not react with these species. Please contact us for more information.
Our RabMAb® technology is a patented hybridoma-based technology for making rabbit monoclonal antibodies. For details on our patents, please refer to RabMab® patents
We are constantly working hard to ensure we provide our customers with best in class antibodies. As a result of this work we are pleased to now offer this antibody in purified format. We are in the process of updating our datasheets. The purified format is designated 'PUR' on our product labels. If you have any questions regarding this update, please contact our Scientific Support team.
This product is a recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody.
Shipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C long term.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
1/1000 - 1/10000. Detects a band of approximately 70 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 68 kDa).
1/50 - 1/100.
1/100 - 1/250.
1/10 - 1/100.
ab172730-Rabbit monoclonal IgG, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
Binds 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.
Plasma. Synthesized by the fetal liver and yolk sac.
Belongs to the ALB/AFP/VDB family. Contains 3 albumin domains.
Occurs 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.
Independent studies suggest heterogeneity of the N-terminal sequence of the mature protein and of the cleavage site of the signal sequence. Sulfated.
Flow Cytometry analysis of HepG2 (human hepatocellular carcinoma) cells labeling alpha 1 Fetoprotein with purified ab169552 at 1/50 dilution (red). The secondary antibody was Goat anti rabbit IgG (Alexa Fluor® 488) at 1/2000 dilution. A Rabbit monoclonal IgG (Black) was used as the isotype control and cells without incubation with primary antibody and secondary antibody (Blue) were used as unlabeled control.
Xin H et al. Establishment and characterization of 7 novel hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines from patient-derived tumor xenografts. PLoS One9:e85308 (2014).
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