|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||P04916, P27485, Q00724, NP_006735.2, Q28369|
|Calculated MW||23010 Da|
|Antigen Region||11-40 aa|
|Other Names||Retinol-binding protein 4, Plasma retinol-binding protein, PRBP, RBP, Plasma retinol-binding protein(1-182), Plasma retinol-binding protein(1-181), Plasma retinol-binding protein(1-179), Plasma retinol-binding protein(1-176), RBP4|
|Target/Specificity||This RBP4 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 11-40 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human RBP4.|
|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||RBP4 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Delivers retinol from the liver stores to the peripheral tissues. In plasma, the RBP-retinol complex interacts with transthyretin, this prevents its loss by filtration through the kidney glomeruli.|
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This protein belongs to the lipocalin family and is the specific carrier for retinol (vitamin A alcohol) in the blood. It delivers retinol from the liver stores to the peripheral tissues. In plasma, the RBP-retinol complex interacts with transthyretin which prevents its loss by filtration through the kidney glomeruli. A deficiency of vitamin A blocks secretion of the binding protein posttranslationally and results in defective delivery and supply to the epidermal cells.
Wang, S.N., et al. J. Formos. Med. Assoc. 109(6):422-429(2010)
Liu, X.H., et al. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 90(18):1251-1254(2010)
Ku, Y.H., et al. J. Int. Med. Res. 38(3):782-791(2010)
Giacomozzi, C., et al. J. Endocrinol. Invest. 33(4):218-221(2010)
Nair, A.K., et al. PLoS ONE 5 (7), E11444 (2010) :
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