Trypsin 1/PRSS1 in Human Pancreas.
Trypsin 1/PRSS1 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human pancreas using Mouse Anti-Human Trypsin 1/PRSS1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB3848) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Sheep HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS019) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to exocrine cells. 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.
Background: Trypsin 1/PRSS1
Human Trypsin 1, encoded by the PRSS1 gene, is also known as Cationic Trypsinogen (1). Constituting approximately two-thirds of the total trypsin content in normal pancreatic juice, it is the most abundant trypsin isoform produced by the pancreas. It contains a signal peptide (residues 1‑15), a pro region (residues 16‑23), and a mature chain (residues 24‑247). Trypsin 1 is synthesized in the pancreas and secreted into the duodenum lumen, where it is activated by enterokinase. Its major physiologic function is to digest food and to activate other pro-enzymes (2). Mutations in the PRSS1 gene can cause hereditary pancreatitis (3).
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Halfon, S. et al. (2004) in Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes (ed. Barrett, et al.) p. 1483, Academic Press, San Diego.
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