|Other Names||Afamin, Alpha-albumin, Alpha-Alb, AFM, ALB2, ALBA|
|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||Vitamin E binding protein. May transport vitamin E in body fluids under conditions where the lipoprotein system is not sufficient. May be involved in the regulation and transport of vitamin E at the blood-brain barrier.|
|Tissue Location||High level detected in plasma but also in extravascular fluids such as follicular and cerebrospinal fluids (at protein level).|
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AFM is a member of the albumin gene family, which is comprised of four genes that localize to chromosome 4 in a tandem arrangement. These four genes encode structurally-related serum transport proteins that are known to be evolutionarily related. The protein encoded by this gene is regulated developmentally, expressed in the liver and secreted into the bloodstream.
Dieplinger, H., et al. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 18(4):1127-1133(2009)Kratzer, I., et al. J. Neurochem. 108(3):707-718(2009)Ramachandran, P., et al. J. Proteome Res. 5(6):1493-1503(2006)Hu, Y., et al. Mol. Cell Proteomics 4(12):2000-2009(2005)Liu, T., et al. J. Proteome Res. 4(6):2070-2080(2005)Bunkenborg, J., et al. Proteomics 4(2):454-465(2004)
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