|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||1:100-1:1000|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:500-1:3000|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Recombinant fragment corresponding to a region within amino acids 275 and 700 of Calpastatin (Uniprot ID#P20810)|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||0.1M tris glycine, pH 7, with 20% glycerol|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
IHC notes, Requires antigen retrieval using heat mediated 10mM Citrate buffer (pH6.0) or Tris-EDTA buffer (pH8.0)
The protein encoded by this gene is an endogenous calpain (calcium-dependent cysteine protease) inhibitor. It consists of an N-terminal domain L and four repetitive calpain-inhibition domains (domains 1-4), and it is involved in the proteolysis of amyloid precursor protein. The calpain/calpastatin system is involved in numerous membrane fusion events, such as neural vesicle exocytosis and platelet and red-cell aggregation. The encoded protein is also thought to affect the expression levels of genes encoding structural or regulatory proteins. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described.
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Protein Aliases: BS-17; Calpain inhibitor; Calpastatin; Sperm BS-17 component
Gene Aliases: BS-17; CAST; PLACK
UniProt ID: (Human) P20810
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 831
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