|Other Names||Collagen alpha-1(IV) chain, Arresten, COL4A1|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP7369a was selected from the N-term region of human COL4A1. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|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||Type IV collagen is the major structural component of glomerular basement membranes (GBM), forming a 'chicken-wire' meshwork together with laminins, proteoglycans and entactin/nidogen.|
|Cellular Location||Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix, basement membrane|
|Tissue Location||Highly expressed in placenta.|
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COL4A1 is the major type IV alpha collagen chain of basement membranes. Like the other members of the type IV collagen gene family, this gene is organized in a head-to-head conformation with another type IV collagen gene so that each gene pair shares a common promoter.
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