|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001543, 3487|
|Calculated MW||27934 Da|
|Other Names||Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 4, IBP-4, IGF-binding protein 4, IGFBP-4, IGFBP4, IBP4|
|Format||0.5 mg IgG/ml in Tris saline (20mM Tris pH7.3, 150mM NaCl), 0.02% sodium azide, with 0.5% bovine serum albumin|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Goat Anti-IGFBP4 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||IGF-binding proteins prolong the half-life of the IGFs and have been shown to either inhibit or stimulate the growth promoting effects of the IGFs on cell culture. They alter the interaction of IGFs with their cell surface receptors.|
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This gene is a member of the insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP) family and encodes a protein with an IGFBP domain and a thyroglobulin type-I domain. The protein binds both insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) I and II and circulates in the plasma in both glycosylated and non-glycosylated forms. Binding of this protein prolongs the half-life of the IGFs and alters their interaction with cell surface receptors.
High-density polymorphisms analysis of 23 candidate genes for association with bone mineral density. Giroux S, et al. Bone, 2010 Jul 30. PMID 20654748.
Comprehensive analysis of common genetic variation in 61 genes related to steroid hormone and insulin-like growth factor-I metabolism and breast cancer risk in the NCI breast and prostate cancer cohort consortium. Canzian F, et al. Hum Mol Genet, 2010 Oct 1. PMID 20634197.
Evaluation of candidate stromal epithelial cross-talk genes identifies association between risk of serous ovarian cancer and TERT, a cancer susceptibility hot-spot. Johnatty SE, et al. PLoS Genet, 2010 Jul 8. PMID 20628624.
Insulin-like growth factor binding proteins-2 and -4 enhance the migration of human CD34-/CD133+ hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Bartling B, et al. Int J Mol Med, 2010 Jan. PMID 19956906.
High-density association study of 383 candidate genes for volumetric BMD at the femoral neck and lumbar spine among older men. Yerges LM, et al. J Bone Miner Res, 2009 Dec. PMID 19453261.
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