MMP9 peptide is used for blocking the activity of MMP9 antibody (catalog number GTX31891). It usually blocks the antibody activity completely in Western blot by incubating the peptide with equal volume of antibody for 30 min at 37ºC.
*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Not tested in other applications.
PBS pH 7.2 (10 mM NaH2PO4, 10 mM Na2HPO4, 130 mM NaCl), 0.1% BSA, 0.02% sodium azide
Store as concentrated solution. Aliquot and store at -20ºC or below. Avoid freeze-thaw cycles.
200 μg/ml (Please refer to the vial label for the specific concentration.)
For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
Matrix Metallopeptidase 9 , Clg4B , Gelb , Mandp2 , Mmp-9 , Mmp9
Proteins of the matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) family are involved in the breakdown of extracellular matrix in normal physiological processes, such as embryonic development, reproduction, and tissue remodeling, as well as in disease processes, such as arthritis and metastasis. Most MMP's are secreted as inactive proproteins which are activated when cleaved by extracellular proteinases. The enzyme encoded by this gene degrades type IV and V collagens. Studies in rhesus monkeys suggest that the enzyme is involved in IL-8-induced mobilization of hematopoietic progenitor cells from bone marrow, and murine studies suggest a role in tumor-associated tissue remodeling. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]