Mouse Prolactin Biotinylated Antibody

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BAF1445
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Mouse Prolactin Biotinylated Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Mouse
Specificity
Detects mouse Prolactin in ELISAs and Western blots. In sandwich immunoassays, less than 1% cross-reactivity with recombinant human Prolactin is observed.
Source
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Purification
Antigen Affinity-purified
Immunogen
E. coli-derived recombinant mouse Prolactin
Leu32-Cys228
Accession # NP_035294
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 Mouse Prolactin (Catalog # 1445-PL)
Immunohistochemistry
5-15 µg/mL
Perfusion fixed frozen sections of mouse skeletal muscle, thymus and pituitary

Mouse Prolactin Sandwich Immunoassay

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

Use in combination with:

Capture Reagent: Mouse/Rat Prolactin Antibody (Catalog # AF1445)

Standard: Recombinant Mouse Prolactin Protein (Catalog # 1445-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 cells, T cells, NK cells and breast cancer cells. Originally characterized as a lactogenic hormone, further 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. In the breast, Prolactin-induced morphogenesis of the mammary cells is mediated through IGF-2, which in turn upregulates cyclin D1. 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. Mouse Prolactin cDNA encodes a 228 amino acid (aa) residue protein with a putative 31 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 (1‑9).

References
  1. Freeman, M. et al. (2000) Physiological Reviews 80:1523.
  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. Cole, E. et al. (1991) Endoc. 129:2639.
  7. Lewis, U. et al. (1985) Endoc. 116:359.
  8. Matalk, K. (2003) Cytokine 21:187.
  9. Brisken, C. et al. (2002) Dev. Cell 3:877.
Entrez Gene IDs
5617 (Human); 19109 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
PRL; Prolactin

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Citation for Mouse Prolactin Biotinylated Antibody

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  1. Increased levels of prolactin receptor expression correlate with the early onset of lupus symptoms and increased numbers of transitional-1 B cells after prolactin treatment.
    Authors: Ledesma-Soto Y, Blanco-Favela F, Fuentes-Panana EM, Tesoro-Cruz E, Hernandez-Gonzalez R, Arriaga-Pizano L, Legorreta-Haquet MV, Montoya-Diaz E, Chavez-Sanchez L, Castro-Mussot ME, Chavez-Rueda AK
    BMC Immunol., 2012;13(0):11.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Serum
    Applications: ELISA Development

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