|Application ||WB, E|
|Description||AGT, pre-angiotensinogen or angiotensinogen precursor, is expressed in the liver and is cleaved by the enzyme renin in response to lowered blood pressure. The resulting product, angiotensin I, is then cleaved by angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) to generate the physiologically active enzyme angiotensin II. The protein is involved in maintaining blood pressure and in the pathogenesis of essential hypertension and preeclampsia. Mutations in this gene are associated with susceptibility to essential hypertension, and can cause renal tubular dysgenesis, a severe disorder of renal tubular development. Defects in this gene have also been associated with non-familial structural atrial fibrillation, and inflammatory bowel disease.|
|Immunogen||Purified recombinant fragment of human AGT expressed in E. Coli.|
|Formulation||Ascitic fluid containing 0.03% sodium azide.|
|Other Names||Angiotensinogen, Serpin A8, Angiotensin-1, Angiotensin 1-10, Angiotensin I, Ang I, Angiotensin-2, Angiotensin 1-8, Angiotensin II, Ang II, Angiotensin-3, Angiotensin 2-8, Angiotensin III, Ang III, Des-Asp-angiotensin II, Angiotensin-4, Angiotensin 3-8, Angiotensin IV, Ang IV, Angiotensin 1-9, Angiotensin 1-7, Angiotensin 1-5, Angiotensin 1-4, AGT, SERPINA8|
|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||AGT Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Essential component of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS), a potent regulator of blood pressure, body fluid and electrolyte homeostasis. Angiotensin-3: stimulates aldosterone release.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed by the liver and secreted in plasma.|
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