Low Endotoxin Anti-Transferrin Monoclonal Antibody (Clone:HTF-14)
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|Format :||Low Endotoxin|
|Amount :||0.1 mg|
|Isotype :||Mouse IgG1|
|Purification :||Purified by precipitation and chromatography|
|Storage condition :||Store at 2-8°C. Do not freeze.|
Transferrin is a monomeric glycoprotein of approximately 77 kDa, which serves as an iron-transporter. In normal plasma, transferrin has a concentration of 25-50 µmol / liter, and is usually about one-third saturated with iron, thus providing a large buffering capacity in case of an acute increase in plasma iron levels. Cells take up transferrin-iron complexes (holotransferrin) using transferrin receptor dimers. Upon binding of holotransferrin, the receptor is internalized by clathrin-mediated endocytosis. Acidification of endosomes by vesicular membrane proton pumps leads to dissociation of iron ions, whereas transferrin (apotransferrin) remains associated with its receptor (CD71) and recycles to the cell surface, where apotransferrin is released upon exposure to normal pH. Internalization of labeled transferrin thus represents an usefull approach to study endocytosis. Serum concentration rises in iron deficiency and pregnancy and falls in iron overload, infection and inflammatory conditions. Iron/transferrin complex is essential in haemoglobin synthesis and for certain types of cell division.
Functional application: The antibody HTF-14 blocks binding of transferrin to its receptor.
Immunohistochemistry (paraffin sections): Recommended dilution: 10 μg/ml; positive tissue: placenta.
Western blotting: non-reducing conditions, recommended dilution: 1-2 μg/ml.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic/therapeutics procedures.
|Post transnational modification:||Palmitoylated on both Cys-62 and Cys-67. Cys-62 seems to be the major site of palmitoylation.|
|BioGrid:||112895. 98 interactions.|
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