Mouse Follistatin-related Gene Protein/FLRG Antibody

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MAB1255
MAB1255-SP
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Mouse Follistatin-related Gene Protein/FLRG Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Mouse
Specificity
Detects mouse FLRG in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, this antibody shows 50-100% cross-reactivity with recombinant human FLRG.
Source
Monoclonal Rat IgG2A Clone # 210725
Purification
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
Immunogen
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant mouse FLRG
Val24-Val256
Accession # Q9EQC7
Formulation
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Western Blot
1 µg/mL
Recombinant Mouse Follistatin-related Gene Protein/FLRG (Catalog # 1255-F3)

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 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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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: Follistatin-related Gene Protein/FLRG

Follistatin-Related Gene Protein (FLRG), also known as follistatin-like 3 (FSTL3) is a glycoprotein belonging to the follistatin-module protein family. Mouse FLRG cDNA encodes a 256 amino acid (aa) residue protein with a putative 23 aa signal peptide, an N-terminal domain, two cysteine-rich follistatin-like domains (FS) and a C‑terminal acidic domain. Compared to follistatin, FLRG lacks the third FS domain found in follistatin. In addition, FLRG also lacks the heparin-binding domain found within the first amino-terminal FS domain of follistatin. Mouse and human FLRG share approximately 83% aa sequence homology. Like follistatin, FLRG has been shown to bind and inhibit the activities of TGF-beta family ligands including activin, BMP-2, -6, -7, and GDF-8/myostatin. While both FLRG and follistatin are located in a wide and overlapping range of adult and fetal tissue, their sites of peak expression differ: FLRG most highly in heart, lung, kidney, placenta and testis, while follistatin is highest in ovary and pituitary. The expression of FLRG is upregulated by TGF-beta and activin signaling through Smad proteins. Although FLRG is a secreted protein in many cell types, it has also been localized to the nuclear compartment in HeLa, 293, and CHO cells (1-5).

References
  1. Tsuchida, K. et al. (2000) J. Biol. Chem. 275:40778.
  2. Sidis, Y. et al. (2002) Endocrinology 143:1613.
  3. Tortoriello, D.V. et al. (2001) Endocrinology 142:3426.
  4. Hill, J. et al. (2002) J. Biol. Chem. 277:40735.
  5. Bartholin, L. et al. (2001) Oncogene 20:5409.
Entrez Gene IDs
10272 (Human); 83554 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
FLRG; FLRGFSRP; follistatin-like 3 (secreted glycoprotein); Follistatin-like 3; Follistatin-like protein 3; Follistatin-related gene protein; follistatin-related protein 3; FSTL3

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Citation for Mouse Follistatin-related Gene Protein/FLRG Antibody

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  1. Maternal plasma levels of follistatin-related gene protein in the first trimester of pregnancies with Down syndrome.
    Authors: Miron P, Lambert J, Marcil A, Cowans NJ, Stamatopoulou A, Spencer K
    Prenat. Diagn., 2010-03-01;30(3):224-8.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Plasma
    Applications: ELISA Development

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By Anonymous on 07/08/2020
Application: ELISA Sample Tested: Recombinant protein Species: Human