Human Chitotriosidase/CHIT1 Antibody

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MAB35591
MAB35591-SP
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Human Chitotriosidase/CHIT1 Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Human
Specificity
Detects human Chitotriosidase/CHIT1 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, no cross-reactivity with recombinant human CHI3-L1 is observed.
Source
Monoclonal Mouse IgG3 Clone # 397513
Purification
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
Immunogen
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human Chitotriosidase/CHIT1
Ala22-Asn466
Accession # Q13231
Formulation
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in Tris and NaCl with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Western Blot
1 µg/mL
Recombinant Human Chitotriosidase/CHIT1 (Catalog # 3559-GH)

Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitution
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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Availability
Size / Price
Qty
RB01
Shipping
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.

Background: Chitotriosidase/CHIT1

Chitotriosidase encoded by the CHIT1 gene is a member of the chitinase family that is selectively expressed in activated tissue macrophages (1). It is distinct from another member, known as acidic mammalian chitinase (AMC) encoded by the CHIA gene and expressed mainly in the gastrointestinal tract and lung (2). Both CHIA and CHIT1 are secreted as 50 kDa proteins. In contrast to CHIA, CHIT1 is not stable under acidic pHs and can be processed into a C-terminally truncated 39 kDa form (2, 3). CHIT1 is the best biomarker in the monitoring of Gaucher disease among the three most commonly used markers that also include acid phosphatase and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) (4). CHIT1 is also a specific marker of macrophage activation in acute ischemic stroke (5).

References
  1. Aguilera, B. et al. (2003) J. Biol. Chem. 278:40911.
  2. Boot, R.G. et al. (2001) J. Biol. Chem. 276:6770.
  3. Renkema, G.H. et al. (1997) Eur. J. Biochem. 244:279.
  4. Vellodi, A. et al. (2005) J. Inherit. Metab. Dis. 28:585.
  5. Sotgiu, S. et al. (2005) Eur. Neurol. 54:149.
Entrez Gene IDs
1118 (Human)
Alternate Names
CHI3; CHIT1; CHITCHI3; chitinase 1 (chitotriosidase); chitinase-1; Chitotriosidase; chitotriosidase-1; EC 3.2.1.14; FLJ00314; MGC125322; plasma methylumbelliferyl tetra-N-acetylchitotetraoside hydrolase

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Citation for Human Chitotriosidase/CHIT1 Antibody

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  1. Macrophage chitinase 1 stratifies chronic obstructive lung disease.
    Authors: Agapov E, Battaile JT, Tidwell R, Hachem R, Patterson GA, Pierce RA, Atkinson JJ, Holtzman MJ
    Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol., 2009;41(4):379-84.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Plasma
    Applications: ELISA Development

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