|Application ||WB, IF, E|
|Calculated MW||151077 Da|
|Other Names||Proteoglycan 4, Lubricin, Megakaryocyte-stimulating factor, Superficial zone proteoglycan, Proteoglycan 4 C-terminal part, PRG4, MSF, SZP|
|Target/Specificity||This PRG4 antibody is generated from a rabbit immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 176-210 amino acids from the human region of human PRG4.|
|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||PRG4 Antibody (N-Term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Plays a role in boundary lubrication within articulating joints. Prevents protein deposition onto cartilage from synovial fluid by controlling adhesion-dependent synovial growth and inhibiting the adhesion of synovial cells to the cartilage surface.|
|Tissue Location||Highly expressed in synovial tissue, cartilage and liver and weakly in heart and lung. Isoform B is expressed in kidney, lung, liver, heart and brain. Isoform C and isoform D are widely expressed.|
Plays a role in boundary lubrication within articulating joints. Prevents protein deposition onto cartilage from synovial fluid by controlling adhesion-dependent synovial growth and inhibiting the adhesion of synovial cells to the cartilage surface.
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