Biglycan in Human Kidney Array.
Biglycan was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human kidney array using Human Biglycan Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF2667) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Goat HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS008) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Biglycan is a small secreted proteoglycan belonging to the leucine-rich repeat (LRR) protein family. It contains a central 12 LRR repeat domain flanked by small cysteine clusters at either side. Two glycosaminoglycans (GAG) chains are attached near the amino terminus. Biglycan binds BMP-4 and Chordin to regulate BMP-4 signaling. It may also be involved in collagen fiber assembly. Human Biglycan shares 98% amino acid sequence homology with mouse Biglycan, 97% sequence homology with rat and bovine Biglycan and 96% sequence homology with canine and equine Biglycan.
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