|Application ||WB, IHC|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||20624 Da|
|Other Names||Glycodelin, GD, Placental protein 14, PP14, Pregnancy-associated endometrial alpha-2 globulin, PAEG, PEG, Progestagen-associated endometrial protein, Progesterone-associated endometrial protein, PAEP|
|Target/Specificity||A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues near the C-terminal of human PAEP/PEG was used as an immunogen.|
|Format||50 mM Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 0.15 M NaCl, 40% Glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 0.05% BSA.|
|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||PAEP/PEG/Glycodelin Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||This protein is, quantitatively, the main protein synthesized and secreted in the endometrium from mid-luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and during the first semester of pregnancy.|
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PAEP (Progesterone-associated endometrial protein, glycodelin, PEG, PP14) is a glycoprotein belonging to lipocalin structural superfamily. It shares a sequence homology to beta-lactoglobulins containing a retinol-binding motif and it is mainly produced by secretory and decidualized endometrium in women and by seminal vesicle epithelium in men (1). PAEP function is not clearly understood. However, glycosylated version of PAEP (GdA) has been associated to contraceptive and immunosuppressive activities during reproduction. PAEP is the main protein produced by secretory endometrium during mid-luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and during the first semester of pregnancy. Therefore, PAEP has been linked as an ideal biomarker of endometrial activity and function for in vitro fertilization treated women (2).
1. Kamarainen M et al. Blood 84(2):467-473 1994.
2. Nylund L et al Hum Reprod 7(1):128-130 1992.
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