Description

  • Product name

    Recombinant Rat RBP4 protein
    See all RBP4 proteins and peptides
  • Purity

    > 90 % SDS-PAGE.
    ab109146 is 0.2µm filtered
  • Endotoxin level

    < 0.100 Eu/µg
  • Expression system

    HEK 293 cells
  • Accession

  • Protein length

    Full length protein
  • Animal free

    No
  • Nature

    Recombinant
    • Species

      Rat
    • Predicted molecular weight

      23 kDa including tags
    • Amino acids

      19 to 201
    • Tags

      DDDDK tag N-Terminus

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab109146 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    SDS-PAGE

  • Form

    Liquid
  • Additional notes

    Working aliquots are stable for up to 3 months when stored at -20°C.
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.

    Preservative: None
    Constituents: PBS, pH 7.2

General Info

  • Alternative names

    • OTTHUMP00000020114
    • OTTHUMP00000020115
    • OTTHUMP00000020116
    • Plasma retinol binding protein 4
    • Plasma retinol-binding protein
    • Plasma retinol-binding protein(1-176)
    • PRBP
    • PRO2222
    • RBP
    • RBP4
    • RDCCAS
    • RET4_HUMAN
    • Retinol binding protein 4
    • Retinol binding protein 4 interstitial
    • Retinol binding protein 4 plasma
    see all
  • Function

    Delivers 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 disease

    Defects 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 similarities

    Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family.
  • Cellular localization

    Secreted.
  • Information by UniProt

References

ab109146 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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