Key features and details
- Produced recombinantly (animal-free) for high batch-to-batch consistency and long term security of supply
- Rabbit monoclonal [EPR5878] to RBP4
- Suitable for: WB, IHC-P
- Reacts with: Human
Product nameAnti-RBP4 antibody [EPR5878]
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DescriptionRabbit monoclonal [EPR5878] to RBP4
Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, IHC-Pmore details
Unsuitable for: Flow Cyt,ICC or IP
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in the Human RBP4 protein (P02753).
- Human plasma, fetal liver, and HepG2 lysates; and Human kidney tissue
Mouse, Rat: We have preliminary internal testing data to indicate this antibody may not react with these species. Please contact us for more information.
This product is a recombinant monoclonal antibody, which offers several advantages including:
- - High batch-to-batch consistency and reproducibility
- - Improved sensitivity and specificity
- - Long-term security of supply
- - Animal-free production
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Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C.
Dissociation constant (KD)KD = 1.69 x 10 -10 M Learn more about KD
Storage bufferpH: 7.2
Preservative: 0.05% Sodium azide
Constituents: 40% Glycerol (glycerin, glycerine), 9.85% Tris glycine, 50% Tissue culture supernatant
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PurityTissue culture supernatant
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab133530 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|WB||1/1000 - 1/10000. Predicted molecular weight: 23 kDa.|
|IHC-P||1/100 - 1/250. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.|
FunctionDelivers retinol from the liver stores to the peripheral tissues. In plasma, the RBP-retinol complex interacts with transthyretin, this prevents its loss by filtration through the kidney glomeruli.
Involvement in diseaseDefects in RBP4 are a cause of retinol-binding protein deficiency (RBP deficiency) [MIM:180250]. This condition causes night vision problems. It produces a typical 'fundus xerophthalmicus', featuring a progressed atrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family.
- Information by UniProt
- OTTHUMP00000020114 antibody
- OTTHUMP00000020115 antibody
- OTTHUMP00000020116 antibody
All lanes : Anti-RBP4 antibody [EPR5878] (ab133530) at 1/1000 dilution
Lane 1 : Human plasma lysate
Lane 2 : Human fetal liver lysate
Lane 3 : HepG2 lysate
Lysates/proteins at 10 µg per lane.
Predicted band size: 23 kDa
Immunohistochemistry analysis of Paraffin Embedded Human kidney tissue labelling RBP4 with ab133530 at 1/100.
Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
Equilibrium disassociation constant (KD)
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ab133530 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.