|Calculated MW||37564 Da|
|Positive Control||Western Blot: Recombinant protein|
|Application & Usage||Western blot: 1-4 µg/ml.|
|Other Names||CTSL, CTSL1|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) of antibody in PBS pH 7.2 containing 0.01 % BSA, 0.01 % thimerosal, and 50 % glycerol.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||Cathepsin L Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Important for the overall degradation of proteins in lysosomes.|
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Cathepsin L, a lysosomal endopeptidase expressed in most eukaryotic cells, is a member of the papain-like family of cysteine proteinases.1-3 Cathepsin L plays a major role in antigen processing, tumor invasion and metastasis, bone resorption, and turnover of intracellular and secreted proteins involved in growth regulation.4-6 Although commonly recognized as a lysosomal protease, cathepsin L is also secreted. This broad-spectrum protease is potent in degrading several extracellular proteins (laminins, fibronectin, collagens I and IV, elastin, and other structural proteins of basement membranes) as well as serum proteins and cytoplasmic and nuclear proteins.
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