Key features and details
- Sheep polyclonal to Lipoprotein a (Biotin)
- Suitable for: WB, ELISA
- Reacts with: Human
- Conjugation: Biotin
- Isotype: IgG
Product nameAnti-Lipoprotein a antibody (Biotin)
See all Lipoprotein a primary antibodies
DescriptionSheep polyclonal to Lipoprotein a (Biotin)
SpecificityThsi antibody specifically binds to human Lipoprotein a.
Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, ELISAmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Full length native Lipoprotein a protein (purified) (Human)
- This antibody gave a positive result when used in the following methanol fixed cell lines: HepG2.
Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Storage bufferpH: 7.20
Preservative: 0.02% Sodium azide
Constituents: 0.2% PBS, 0.435% Sodium chloride
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PurityImmunogen affinity purified
Purification notesPurified by a human plasminogen-Sepharose affinity column to remove cross-reactivity to plasminogen, followed by a Apolipoprotein A-Sepharose affinity column.
- Pathways and Processes
- Metabolic signaling pathways
- Lipid and lipoprotein metabolism
- Lipoprotein metabolism
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab27631 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|WB||1/5000 - 1/20000.|
|ELISA||1/5000 - 1/20000.|
RelevanceLipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)) is a lipoprotein subclass assembled in the blood from low density lipoprotein (LDL) molecules and apolipoprotein-a (apo-a). Lp(a) recruits inflammatory cells through interaction with Mac-1 integrin. High Lp(a) in blood is a risk factor for coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, atherosclerosis, thrombosis, and stroke. Lp(a) concentrations may be affected by disease states, but are only moderately affected by diet, exercise and other environmental factors. Lipid-reducing drugs have no effect on Lp(a) concentration. High Lp(a) predicts risk of early atherosclerosis similar to high LDL, but in advanced atherosclerosis, Lp(a) is a risk factor independent of LDL, indicating a coagulant risk of plaque thrombosis. Apo(a) contains domains that are very similar to plasminogen (PLG). Lp(a) accumulates in the vessel wall and inhibits binding of PLG to the cell surface, reducing plasmin generation which increases clotting. This inhibition also promotes proliferation of smooth muscle cells. These unique features of Lp(a) suggest a role in the generation of clots and atherosclerosis.
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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab27631 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.