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Cystatin 8 (aa 23-34) blocking peptide

Cat No. GTX88202-PEP

Application ELISA, Apuri, Blocking
Species Human
APPLICATION

Application Note

*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Application Dilution
ELISA Assay dependent
Apuri Assay dependent
Blocking Assay dependent
Not tested in other applications.

Specificity/Sensitivity

The peptide was used in the production of GTX88202.
PROPERTIES

Form

Lyophilized powder

Buffer

Lyophilized from 5% (v/v) acetonitrile/H₂O. Reconstitute pellet in 200μl distilled water to obtain a 0.5mg/ml peptide solution.

Note

For In vitro laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
TARGET

Synonyms

CST8 blocking peptide , CTES5 blocking peptide , CRES blocking peptide

Background

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
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