|Application ||WB, E|
|Calculated MW||10245 Da|
|Antigen Region||38-65 aa|
|Other Names||Neutrophil defensin 3, Defensin, alpha 3, HNP-3, HP-3, HP3, HP 3-56, Neutrophil defensin 2, HNP-2, HP-2, HP2, DEFA3, DEF3|
|Target/Specificity||This DEFA3 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 38-65 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human DEFA3.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||DEFA3 Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Defensin 2 and defensin 3 have antibiotic, fungicide and antiviral activities. Has antimicrobial activity against Gram- negative and Gram-positive bacteria. Defensins are thought to kill microbes by permeabilizing their plasma membrane.|
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Defensins are a family of microbicidal and cytotoxic peptides thought to be involved in host defense. They are abundant in the granules of neutrophils and also found in the epithelia of mucosal surfaces such as those of the intestine, respiratory tract, urinary tract, and vagina. Members of the defensin family are highly similar in protein sequence and distinguished by a conserved cysteine motif. The protein encoded by this gene, defensin, alpha 3, is found in the microbicidal granules of neutrophils and likely plays a role in phagocyte-mediated host defense. Several alpha defensin genes are clustered on chromosome 8. This gene differs from defensin, alpha 1 by only one amino acid. This gene and the gene encoding defensin, alpha 1 are both subject to copy number variation.
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