|Application ||WB, E|
|Description||The protein is a member of the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) family and the TGF-beta superfamily. This group of proteins is characterized by a polybasic proteolytic processing site which is cleaved to produce a mature protein containing seven conserved cysteine residues. The members of this family are regulators of cell growth and differentiation in both embryonic and adult tissues. This gene is thought to encode a secreted protein which negatively regulates skeletal muscle growth.|
|Immunogen||Purified recombinant fragment of Myostatin expressed in E. Coli. |
|Formulation||Ascitic fluid containing 0.03% sodium azide.|
|Other Names||Growth/differentiation factor 8, GDF-8, Myostatin, MSTN, GDF8|
|Dilution||WB~~1/500 - 1/2000|
|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||Myostatin Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Acts specifically as a negative regulator of skeletal muscle growth.|
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