*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Not tested in other applications.
The peptide used to generate this antibody is available for purchase (GTX88034-PEP).
Tris saline pH7.3, 0.02% sodium azide, 0.5% BSA.
Store as concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), store at 4ºC. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20ºC or below. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.
0.50 mg/ml (Please refer to the vial label for the specific concentration.)
Peptide with sequence STNEICAIQENSK, from the internal region of the protein sequence according to NP_005483.1.
Purified by ammonium sulphate precipitation followed by antigen affinity chromatography
For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
The cystatin superfamily encompasses proteins that contain multiple cystatin-like sequences. Some of the members are active cysteine protease inhibitors, while others have lost or perhaps never acquired this inhibitory activity. There are three inhibitory families in the superfamily, including the type 1 cystatins (stefins), type 2 cystatins and the kininogens. The type 2 cystatin proteins are a class of cysteine proteinase inhibitors found in a variety of human fluids and secretions. The cystatin locus on chromosome 20 contains the majority of the type 2 cystatin genes and pseudogenes. This gene is located in the cystatin locus and encodes a protein similar to type 2 cystatins. The protein exhibits highly tissue-specific expression in the reproductive tract, suggesting implicit roles in reproduction. Alternative splicing identified in mouse is suggested in human based on EST evidence but the full-length nature of putative variants has not been determined. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008