|Application ||WB, FC, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||77064 Da|
|Antigen Region||627-654 aa|
|Other Names||Serotransferrin, Transferrin, Beta-1 metal-binding globulin, Siderophilin, TF|
|Target/Specificity||This TF antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 627-654 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human TF.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||TF Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Transferrins are iron binding transport proteins which can bind two Fe(3+) ions in association with the binding of an anion, usually bicarbonate. It is responsible for the transport of iron from sites of absorption and heme degradation to those of storage and utilization. Serum transferrin may also have a further role in stimulating cell proliferation.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed by the liver and secreted in plasma.|
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TF is a glycoprotein with an approximate molecular weight of 76.5 kDa. It is thought to have been created as a result of an ancient gene duplication event that led to generation of homologous C and N-terminal domains each of which binds one ion of ferric iron. The function of this protein is to transport iron from the intestine, reticuloendothelial system, and liver parenchymal cells to all proliferating cells in the body. This protein may also have a physiologic role as granulocyte/pollen-binding protein (GPBP) involved in the removal of certain organic matter and allergens from serum.
Mason,A.B., et.al., Biochemistry 32 (20), 5472-5479 (1993)
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