|Other Names||Complement component C8 beta chain, Complement component 8 subunit beta, C8B|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence is selected from aa 408-422 of HUMAN C8B|
|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||Constituent of the membrane attack complex (MAC) that plays a key role in the innate and adaptive immune response by forming pores in the plasma membrane of target cells.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
C8 beta is one of the three subunits that comprise the component 8 (C8) of the complement system. C8 participates in the formation of Membrane Attack Complex that results in the lysis of cells. Patients with C8B deficiency are prone to bacteria infection.
Han, S., et al. Hum. Immunol. 71(7):727-730(2010)
Rajaraman, P., et al. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 19(5):1356-1361(2010)
Davila, S., et al. Genes Immun. 11(3):232-238(2010)
Gancz, D., et al. Mol. Immunol. 47 (2-3), 310-317 (2009) :
Rajaraman, P., et al. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 18(5):1651-1658(2009)
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