Detects mouse Serpin A6 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, approximately 25% cross-reactivity with recombinant rat Serpin A6 is observed and less than 1% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) Serpin A1 and rhSerpin A5 is observed. In Western blots, less than 5% cross-reactivity with recombinant human Serpin A4 is observed.
Serpin A6 in Mouse Liver. Serpin A6 was detected in perfusion fixed frozen sections of mouse liver using Goat Anti-Mouse Serpin A6 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF4065) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Goat HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS008) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific labeling was localized to the cytoplasm of hepatocytes. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Frozen Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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: Serpin A6
Serpin A6 (also known as corticosteroid-binding globulin/CBG and Transcortin) is a 50‑60 kDa, secreted glycoprotein member of the serpin family of protease inhibitors. It is produced by hepatocytes and transports > 90% of circulating cortisol. Although Serpin A6 is a serpin family member, it shows no protease inhibition. Mature mouse Serpin A6 is 375 amino acids (aa) in length. Over aa 23‑397, mouse Serpin A6 shares 78% and 57% aa sequence identity with rat and human Serpin A6, respectively.
Entrez Gene IDs:
866 (Human); 12401 (Mouse); 299270 (Rat)
antitrypsin), member 6; CBG; CBGcorticosteroid-binding globulin; corticosteroid binding globulin; member 6; serine (or cysteine) proteinase inhibitor, clade A (alpha-1 antiproteinase; Serpin A6; serpin peptidase inhibitor, clade A (alpha-1 antiproteinase, antitrypsin); transcortin
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