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CST5 Antibody (Center) Blocking Peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession P28325
Clone Names 90921045
Peptide ID 90921045
Additional Information
Gene ID 1473
Other Names Cystatin-D, Cystatin-5, CST5
Target/Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP8984c was selected from the Center region of human CST5. 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.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.
PrecautionsThis product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name CST5
Function Cysteine proteinase inhibitor that possibly plays a protective role against proteinases present in the oral cavity. The order of preference for inhibition is cathepsin S > cathepsin H > cathepsin L > cathepsin B.
Cellular Location Secreted.
Tissue Location Expressed in submandibular and sublingual saliva but not in parotid saliva (at protein level). Expressed in parotid gland but not in seminal vesicle, prostate, epididymis, testis, ovary, placenta, thyroid, gastric corpus, small intestine, liver, or gall bladder tissue.
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The cystatin superfamily encompasses proteins that contain multiple cystatin-like sequences. Some of the members are active cysteine protease inhibitors, while others have lost or perhaps never acquired this inhibitory activity. There are three inhibitory families in the superfamily, including the type 1 cystatins (stefins), type 2 cystatins and the kininogens. The type 2 cystatin proteins are a class of cysteine proteinase inhibitors found in a variety of human fluids and secretions. CST5 may play a protective role against proteinases present in the oral cavity.


Freije,J.P.,, J. Biol. Chem. 266 (30), 20538-20543 (1991)

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$ 80.00
Cat# BP8984c
(40 western blots)
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