Measured by its ability to neutralize Recombinant Human MMP‑1 (10 µg/mL, Catalog # 901-MP) cleavage of Cultrex Rat Collagen I (250 µg/mL, Catalog # 3440-100-01). The Neutralization Dose (ND50) is typically 200 µg/mL.
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MMP‑1 in Human Ovarian Cancer Tissue. MMP‑1 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human ovarian cancer tissue using 25 µg/mL Mouse Anti-Human MMP‑1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB901) overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained with the Anti-Mouse HRP-AEC Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (red; Catalog # CTS003) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
MMP‑1 in Human Ovarian Array. MMP‑1 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human ovarian array using Mouse Anti-Human MMP‑1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB901) at 25 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Mouse HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS002) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Lower panel shows a lack of labeling if primary antibodies are omitted and tissue is stained only with secondary antibody followed by incubation with detection reagents. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Detection of Human MMP‑1 by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of PC‑3 human prostate cancer cell line. PVDF Membrane was probed with 2 µg/mL of Mouse Anti-Human MMP‑1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB901) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF007). A specific band was detected for MMP‑1 at approximately 54 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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.
Matrix metalloproteinases are a family of zinc and calcium dependent endopeptidases with the combined ability to degrade all the components of the extracellular matrix. MMP-1 (interstitial collagenase), can degrade a broad range of substrates including types I, II, III, VII, VIII, and X collagens as well as casein, gelatin, alpha ‑1 antitrypsin, myelin basic protein, L-Selectin, pro-TNF, IL-1 beta, IGF-BP3, IGF-BP5, pro MMP-2 and pro MMP-9. A significant role of MMP-1 is the degradation of fibrillar collagens in extracellular matrix remodeling, characterized by the cleavage of the interstitial collagen triple helix into ¾, ¼ fragments. However, as the list of substrates above illustrates, the role of MMP-1 is more diverse than originally envisaged, and may involve enzyme cascades, cytokine regulation and cell surface molecule modulation. MMP-1 is expressed by fibroblasts, keratinocytes, endothelial cells, monocytes and macrophages. Structurally, MMP-1 may be divided into several distinct domains; a pro-domain which is cleaved upon activation; a catalytic domain containing the zinc binding site; a short hinge region and a carboxyl terminal (hemopexin-like) domain.
Cawston, T.E. (2004) in Interstitial Collagenase. Barrett, A.J. et al. (eds): Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes, San Diego: Academic Press, p. 472.
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