|Reactivity||Human, Monkey, Horse, Dog|
|Dilution||IHC-P (4 µg/ml)|
|Other Names||A disintegrin and metalloproteinase with thrombospondin motifs 4, ADAM-TS 4, ADAM-TS4, ADAMTS-4, 220.127.116.11, ADMP-1, Aggrecanase-1, ADAMTS4, KIAA0688|
|Target/Specificity||Human ADAMTS4. BLAST analysis of the peptide immunogen showed no homology with other human proteins.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Long term: -70°C; Short term: +4°C|
|Precautions||ADAMTS4 Antibody (Metalloprotease Domain) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Cleaves aggrecan, a cartilage proteoglycan, and may be involved in its turnover. May play an important role in the destruction of aggrecan in arthritic diseases. Could also be a critical factor in the exacerbation of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer disease. Cleaves aggrecan at the '392-Glu-|-Ala-393' site.|
|Cellular Location||Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in brain, lung and heart. Expressed at very low level in placenta and skeletal muscles. Isoform 2 is detected in osteoarthritic synovium|
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Cleaves aggrecan, a cartilage proteoglycan, and may be involved in its turnover. May play an important role in the destruction of aggrecan in arthritic diseases. Could also be a critical factor in the exacerbation of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer disease. Cleaves aggrecan at the '392-Glu-|-Ala-393' site.
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