|Other Names||Neutrophil collagenase, Matrix metalloproteinase-8, MMP-8, PMNL collagenase, PMNL-CL, MMP8, CLG1|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP13723a was selected from the N-term region of MMP8. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Can degrade fibrillar type I, II, and III collagens.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasmic granule. Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix. Note=Stored in intracellular granules|
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Proteins of the matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) family areinvolved in the breakdown of extracellular matrix in normalphysiological processes, such as embryonic development,reproduction, and tissue remodeling, as well as in diseaseprocesses, such as arthritis and metastasis. Most MMP's aresecreted as inactive proproteins which are activated when cleavedby extracellular proteinases. However, the enzyme encoded by thisgene is stored in secondary granules within neutrophils and isactivated by autolytic cleavage. Its function is degradation oftype I, II and III collagens. The gene is part of a cluster of MMPgenes which localize to chromosome 11q22.3.
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