Detects human and primate MMP-3 in ELISAs and Western blots. In sandwich ELISAs, less than 2.5% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) MMP‑10 is observed and less than 0.1% cross-reactivity with rhMMP-1, -2, -7, -8, -9, -12, -13, and recombinant mouse MMP‑9 is observed.
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human MMP‑3 Tyr18-Cys477 (Lys45Glu) Accession # P08254
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
Detection of Human MMP‑3 by Western Blot. Western blot shows Recombinant Human MMP-3 Western Blot Standard Protein (Catalog # WBC015) and lysate of U‑118‑MG human glioblastoma/astrocytoma cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 2 µg/mL of Goat Anti-Human/Primate MMP‑3 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF513) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF017). A specific band was detected for MMP‑3 at approximately 57-60 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
MMP‑3 in Human Bladder Cancer Tissue. MMP‑3 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human bladder cancer tissue using Goat Anti-Human/ Primate MMP‑3 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF513) at 10 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). Specific staining was localized to epithelial cells. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
MMP‑3 in Human Lung Cancer. MMP‑3 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human lung cancer using Goat Anti-Human/Primate MMP‑3 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF513) 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). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 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-3 (stromelysin-1) can degrade a broad range of substrates including collagen alpha chains, aggrecan, laminin, fibronectin, elastin, casein, alpha -1 antitrypsin, myelin basic protein, IL-1 beta, IGFBP-3, pro-MMP-1, pro-MMP-7, pro-MMP-8, pro-MMP-9, and pro-MMP-13. MMP-3 does not cleave the triple helical region of interstitial collagens, a characteristic which distinguishes the stromelysins from the collagenases. The MMP-3 substrate repertoire extends beyond extracellular matrix proteins and implicates MMP-3 in roles other than direct tissue remodelling, for instance, enzyme cascades and cytokine regulation. MMP-3 is expressed by fibroblasts, chrondrocytes, osteoblasts, endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, and macrophages. Structurally, MMP-3 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.
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Molecular profiling of cervical cancer progression. Authors: Hagemann T, Bozanovic T, Hooper S, Ljubic A, Slettenaar VI, Wilson JL, Singh N, Gayther SA, Shepherd JH, Van Trappen PO Br. J. Cancer, 2007;96(2):321-8. Species: Human Sample Type: Whole Tissue Application: IHC Paraffin-embedded
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