Rat Fetuin A/AHSG Antibody

    
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  • Species Reactivity
    Rat
  • Specificity
    Detects rat Fetuin A/AHSG in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, approximately 20% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse Fetuin A is observed, and less than 3% cross-reactivity with recombinant human Fetuin A is observed.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Sheep IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant rat Fetuin A/AHSG
    Ala19-Ile352
    Accession # P24090
  • 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
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    Concentration
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  • Western Blot
    0.2 µg/mL
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Data Example
Detection of Rat Fetuin A/AHSG by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of rat liver tissue and rat lung tissue. PVDF membrane was probed with 0.2 µg/mL of Sheep Anti-Rat Fetuin A/AHSG Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF7510) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Sheep IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF016). A specific band was detected for Fetuin A/AHSG at approximately 59-64 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.2 mg/mL.
    Reconstitution Buffer Available
  • 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: Fetuin A/AHSG

Fetuin A (from the Latin word fetus for "offspring"; also alpha 2-HS [Heremans and Schmid] glycoprotein/AHSG, 59 kDa BSP and pp63) is a 59-63 kDa soluble, highly glycosylated type 3 member of the fetuin family of proteins. Originally isolated from fetal calf serum, rat fetuin A is now reported to be secreted by hepatocytes and, possibly, osteoblasts. Functionally, fetuin A appears to complex with matrix Gla protein, bind calcium phosphate and to regulate matrix mineralization. While it does not dissolve existing mineral, it does inhibit unwarranted tissue mineralization and the inflammatory reaction that accompanies it. A role for fetuin A in the regulation of insulin receptor signaling is unclear. Mature rat fetuin A is 334 amino acids (aa) in length. It contains two cystatin fetuin A type I domains (aa 19-133 and 144-250) that control mineralization, and a C-terminal domain (aa 255-352) that may interact with the insulin receptor. There are at least four utilized phosphorylation sites at Ser138, 313, 316 and 318, and one potential internal cleavage site between Arg143-Lys144 that, if utilized, would generate a disulfide-linked heterodimer. Mature rat fetuin A shares 85% and 61% aa sequence identity with mouse and human fetuin A, respectively.

  • Long Name:
    alpha-2-HS Glycoprotein
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    197 (Human); 11625 (Mouse); 25373 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    A2HS; AHS; AHSG; alpha-2-HS-glycoprotein; alpha-2-Z-globulin; Ba-alpha-2-glycoprotein; FETUAba-alpha-2-glycoprotein; Fetuin A; fetuin-A; HSGA
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Isotype Controls
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Normal Sheep IgG Control

Ctrl 5-001-A 11
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Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)

RB01
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Secondary Antibodies
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Sheep IgG HRP-conjugated Antibody

WB , Simple Western HAF016 17  
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Donkey Anti-Sheep IgG NorthernLights™ NL637-conjugated Antibody

Flow , IHC , ICC NL011 5
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Donkey Anti-Sheep IgG NorthernLights™ NL557-conjugated Antibody

Flow , IHC , ICC NL010 3
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Donkey Anti-Sheep IgG NorthernLights™ NL493-conjugated Antibody

Flow , IHC , ICC NL012 3
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Donkey Anti-Sheep IgG Biotinylated Antibody

WB BAF016 2
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Sheep IgG (H+L) PE-conjugated Antibody

Flow F0126  
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Sheep IgG (H+L) APC-conjugated Antibody

Flow F0127  
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Sheep IgG VisUCyte HRP Polymer Antibody

IHC VC006  
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Donkey Anti-Sheep IgG (H+L) PerCP-conjugated Antibody

Flow F0128
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