PBS, 0.02% sodium azide
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.
α-2-Macroglobulin (validated) native human protein. Immunogen Sequence: GI # 68765, sequence 1-1474
Purified by affinity chromatography
For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
Alpha 2 Macroglobulin is a serum protein which functions as a broad range irreversible proteinase inhibitor that forms a ""trap"" around most proteases. Alpha 2 Macroglobulin is so large a molecule that is tends to remain intravascular. Localized on the surface of peripheral blood lymphocytes. A2M is always present in high levels in circulation.