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Cystatin C antibody, Internal

Anti-Cystatin C antibody, Internal used in Western Blot (WB). GTX88441

Cat No. GTX88441

Host Goat
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype IgG
Application WB
Reactivity Human
100 μg ($329)

Application Note

*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Application Dilution
WB 0.3-1μg/ml
Not tested in other applications.

Calculated MW

16 kDa. ( Note )

Positive Control

The peptide used to generate this antibody is available for purchase (GTX88441-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.)

Antigen Species



Peptide with sequence C-SVEEEGVRRALD, from the internal region of the protein sequence according to NP_000090.1.


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.


Cystatin C,Armd11,Hel-S-2,Cst3


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, where they appear to provide protective functions. 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 the most abundant extracellular inhibitor of cysteine proteases, which is found in high concentrations in biological fluids and is expressed in virtually all organs of the body. A mutation in this gene has been associated with amyloid angiopathy. Expression of this protein in vascular wall smooth muscle cells is severely reduced in both atherosclerotic and aneurysmal aortic lesions, establishing its role in vascular disease. In addition, this protein has been shown to have an antimicrobial function, inhibiting the replication of herpes simplex virus. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding a single protein. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2014]


Research Area

Anti-Cystatin C antibody, Internal used in Western Blot (WB). GTX88441

GTX88441 WB Image

WB analysis of human testis lysate using GTX88441 Cystatin C antibody, Internal.
Dilution : 0.1µg/ml
Loading : 35µg protein in RIPA buffer

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