Aminopeptidase N/CD13 in Mouse Splenocytes.
Aminopeptidase N/CD13 was detected in immersion fixed mouse splenocytes using Goat Anti-Mouse Aminopeptidase N/CD13 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF2335) at 15 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL001) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Non-adherent Cells.
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: Aminopeptidase N/CD13
The mouse Anpep gene encodes Aminopeptidase N (APN), which is also known as microsomal aminopeptiase, alanyl aminopeptidase, Aminopeptidase M, CD13, or membrane protein p161 (1‑3). The deduced amino acid sequence of mouse APN consists of a short cytoplasmic tail (residues 2 to 8), a transmembrane region (residue 9 to 32), a Ser/Thr rich region and a zinc metalloprotease domain (residues 69 to 966). Widely expressed in many cells, tissues and species, APN cleaves the N-terminal amino acids from bioactive peptides, leading to their inactivation or degradation. The roles of APN in many fields, such as neuroscience, hematopoeitic cells, immune system, angiogenesis, cancer and viral infection, have been reviewed (4).
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Turner, A.J. (2004) in Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes (ed. Barrett, et al.) p. 289 Academic Press, San Diego.
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