Overview

  • Product name

  • Description

    Rabbit polyclonal to MMP12
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: WB, IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide surrounding amino acid 460 of Human MMP12.

  • Positive control

    • Human lung, macrophages

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab128030 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
WB Use at an assay dependent concentration. Predicted molecular weight: 54 kDa.
IHC-P Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.

Target

  • Function

    May be involved in tissue injury and remodeling. Has significant elastolytic activity. Can accept large and small amino acids at the P1' site, but has a preference for leucine. Aromatic or hydrophobic residues are preferred at the P1 site, with small hydrophobic residues (preferably alanine) occupying P3.
  • Tissue specificity

    Found in alveolar macrophages but not in peripheral blood monocytes.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the peptidase M10A family.
    Contains 4 hemopexin-like domains.
  • Domain

    The conserved cysteine present in the cysteine-switch motif binds the catalytic zinc ion, thus inhibiting the enzyme. The dissociation of the cysteine from the zinc ion upon the activation-peptide release activates the enzyme.
  • Cellular localization

    Secreted > extracellular space > extracellular matrix.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Form

    The presence of a 22kDa truncated active form of MMP-12 in vitro as well as in vivo due to the internal autolytic cleavage of the C-terminus.
  • Alternative names

    • EC 3.4.24.65 antibody
    • HME antibody
    • Macrophage elastase antibody
    • Macrophage metalloelastase antibody
    • Macrophage metaloelastase antibody
    • Matrix metallopeptidase 12 (macrophage elastase) antibody
    • Matrix metalloprotease 12 antibody
    • Matrix metalloproteinase-12 antibody
    • ME antibody
    • MGC138506 antibody
    • MME antibody
    • MMP 12 antibody
    • MMP-12 antibody
    • Mmp12 antibody
    • MMP12_HUMAN antibody
    see all

Images

  • ab128030, at a concentration of 5 µg/ml, staining MMP12 in formalin fixed, paraffin embedded Human lung macrophages by Immunohistochemistry.

References

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