Human Prolactin Biotinylated Antibody

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BAF682
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Human Prolactin Biotinylated Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Human
Specificity
Detects human Prolactin in ELISAs and Western blots. In sandwich immunoassays, less than 0.05% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse Prolactin and recombinant human Prolactin R is observed.
Source
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Purification
Antigen Affinity-purified
Immunogen
E. coli-derived recombinant human Prolactin (R&D Systems, Catalog # 682-PL)
Leu29-Cys227
Accession # Q5THQ0
Formulation
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with BSA as a carrier protein.
Label
Biotin

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Western Blot
0.1 µg/mL
Recombinant Human Prolactin (Catalog # 682-PL)

Human Prolactin Sandwich Immunoassay

Recommended Concentration
Reagent
ELISA Detection (Matched Antibody Pair)
0.1-0.4 µg/mL 

Use in combination with:

Capture Reagent: Human Prolactin Antibody (Catalog # AF682)

Standard: Recombinant Human Prolactin Protein, CF (Catalog # 682-PL)

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 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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Availability
Size / Price
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RB01
Shipping
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
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: Prolactin

Prolactin (PRL) is a neuroendocrine pituitary hormone. Prolactin is synthesized by the anterior pituitary, placenta, brain, uterus, dermal fibroblasts, decidua, B cell, T cells, NK cells, and breast cancer cells. Originally characterized as a lactogenic hormone, studies have demonstrated broader roles in breast cancer development, regulation of reproductive function, and immunoregulation. In the immune system, prolactin has been shown to be secreted by human PBMC and to act as a proliferative growth factor. Additionally, prolactin treatment of human PBMC has been shown to enhance IFN-gamma production. Prolactin has several molecular forms. The predominant form is a monomer, the non-glycosylated form is 23 kDa and the glycosylated form is 25 kDa. Glycosylated prolactin is removed from the circulation faster and has been reported to have lower biological potency. Prolactin cDNA encodes a 227 amino acid residue protein with a putative 28 aa residue signal peptide. The prolactin receptor is a transmembrane type I glycoprotein that belongs to the cytokine hematopoietic receptor family. B cells, T cells, macrophages, NK cells, monocytes, CD34+ progenitor cells, neutrophils, mammary gland, liver, kidney, adrenals, ovaries, testis, prostrate, seminal vesicles, and hypothalamus have all been shown to express the prolactin receptor. Three forms of the receptor, generated by differential splicing, have been identified. These isoforms differ in the length of their cytoplasmic domains. It is believed that the short cytoplasmic form is non-functional. Prolactin signal transduction involves the JAK/STAT families and Src kinase family.

References
  1. Cooke, N.E. et al. (1981) J. Biol. Chem. 256:4007.
  2. Ben-Johnson, N. et al. (1996) Endoc. Rev. 17:639.
  3. Cesario, T. et al. (1994) Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 205:89.
  4. Price, A.E. et al. (1995) Endoc. 136:4827.
  5. Hoffmann, T. et al. (1993) J. Endoc. Invest. 16:807.
  6. Bellone, G. et al. (1995) J. Cell Physiol. 163:221.
  7. Cole, E. et al. (1991) Endoc. 129:2639.
  8. Lewis, U. et al. (1985) Endoc. 116:359.
Entrez Gene IDs
5617 (Human); 19109 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
PRL; Prolactin

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Citation for Human Prolactin Biotinylated Antibody

R&D Systems personnel manually curate a database that contains references using R&D Systems products. The data collected includes not only links to publications in PubMed, but also provides information about sample types, species, and experimental conditions.

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  1. Prolactin enhances interferon-gamma-induced production of CXC ligand 9 (CXCL9), CXCL10, and CXCL11 in human keratinocytes.
    Authors: Kanda N, Watanabe S
    Endocrinology, 2007;148(5):2317-25.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Cell Culture Supernates
    Applications: ELISA Development

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