|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Description||Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Decorin(DCN) detection. Tested with WB in Human;Mouse;Rat.|
|Reconstitution||Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.|
|Other Names||Decorin, Bone proteoglycan II, PG-S2, PG40, DCN, SLRR1B|
|Calculated MW||39747 MW KDa|
|Application Details||Western blot, 0.1-0.5 µg/ml, Human, Rat, Mouse|
|Subcellular Localization||Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix.|
|Contents||Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminus of human Decorin(343-359aa TFRCVYVRSAIQLGNYK), identical to the related mouse sequence, and different from the related rat sequence by three amino acids.|
|Purification||Immunogen affinity purified.|
|Cross Reactivity||No cross reactivity with other proteins|
|Storage||At -20˚C for one year. After r˚Constitution, at 4˚C for one month. It˚Can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20˚C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Sequence Similarities||Belongs to the small leucine-rich proteoglycan (SLRP) family. SLRP class I subfamily.|
|Function||May affect the rate of fibrils formation.|
|Cellular Location||Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix|
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Decorin is a proteoglycan on average 90-140 kilodaltons(kD) in size. The human decorin gene spans more than 38 kb and contains 8 exons and very large introns, 2 of which are 5.4 and more than 13.2 kb. And the human decorin gene is mapped to 12q21.3. It belongs to the small leucine-rich proteoglycan(SLRP) family and consists of a protein core containing leucine repeats with a glycosaminoglycan(GAG) chain consisting of either chondroitin sulfate(CS) or dermatan sulfate(DS). Decorin is a small cellular or pericellular matrix proteoglycan and is closely related in structure to biglycan protein. Decorin and biglycan are though to be the result of a gene duplication. This protein is a component of connective tissue, binds to type I collagen fibrils, and plays a role in matrix assembly. And it also may play a role in epithelial/mesenchymal interactions during organ development and shaping. Decorin has been shown to have anti-tumorigenic properties in an experimental murine tumor model and is capable of suppressing the growth of various tumor cell lines. There are multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants known for the decorin gene. Mutations in the decorin gene are associated with congenital stromal corneal dystrophy.
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