Mouse Afamin Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Mouse
  • Specificity
    Detects mouse Afamin in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, less than 10% cross-reactivity with recombinant human Afamin is observed.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Sheep IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant mouse Afamin
    Leu22-Met608
    Accession # O89020
  • Formulation
    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.
  • Label
    Unconjugated
Applications
  •  
    Recommended
    Concentration
    Sample
  • Western Blot
    0.2 µg/mL
    See below
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.
Data Examples
Detection of Mouse Afamin by Western Blot. Western blot shows mouse serum. PVDF membrane was probed with 0.2 µg/mL of Sheep Anti-Mouse Afamin Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF8119) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Sheep IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF016). A specific band was detected for Afamin at approximately 87 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
  • 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: Afamin

Afamin, also known as AFM or alpha -Albumin, is an 84-88 kDa secreted monomeric glycoprotein member of the Alb/albumin family of molecules. Expressed by hepatocytes, CNS endothelial cells and osteoclasts, Afamin circulates in the blood at low μg/mL concentrations. Afamin is known to bind and transport vitamin E, particularly under conditions where lipoprotein is limited. This is likely to be important in follicular fluid and CSF. Afamin also serves as an osteoclast-derived chemoattractant for preosteoblasts, providing a rationale for the observation that bone formation often follows bone resorption. Mature mouse Afamin is 587 amino acids (aa) in length (aa 22-608). It contains three consecutive albumin domains (aa 22-210, 211-403 and 404-599) that contain characteristic 5 or 6 intrachain disulfide bonds. Full-length mouse Afamin shares 67% aa sequence identity with human Afamin.

  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    173 (Human); 280662 (Mouse); 282708 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    Afamin; AFM; ALB2; ALB2alpha-Alb; ALBA; ALBAalpha-albumin; ALF; Alpha-Alb; Alpha-albumin; MGC125338; MGC125339
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Donkey Anti-Sheep IgG Biotinylated Antibody

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Sheep IgG (H+L) APC-conjugated Antibody

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Donkey Anti-Sheep IgG (H+L) Fluorescein-conjugated Antibody

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Donkey Anti-Sheep IgG (H+L) PerCP-conjugated Antibody

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