Intact IgG appears on a non-reducing gel as ~150 kDa band and upon reduction generating a ~25 kDa light chain band and a ~50 kDa heavy chain.
Recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies are produced using in vitro expression systems. The expression systems are developed by cloning in the specific antibody DNA sequences from immunoreactive rabbits. Then, individual clones are screened to select the best candidates for production. The advantages of using recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies include: better specificity and sensitivity, lot-to-lot consistency, animal origin-free formulations, and broader immunoreactivity to diverse targets due to larger rabbit immune repertoire.
Adiponectin is a protein hormone secreted exclusively by adipocytes that regulates the metabolism of lipids and glucose. Adiponectin has been shown to play a role in various physiological processes including homeostasis and obesity. Decreased levels of adiponectin are associated with obese individuals as well as insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia (type 2 diabetes). In mice adiponectin has been shown to improve insulin signaling, thus ameliorating insulin resistance. Through activation of AMP kinase and PPAR-alpha, adiponectin can increase fatty acid transport, oxidation, and dissipation in skeletal muscle, leading to a reduction of intramyocellular lipid levels and thus improved insulin signaling.
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Protein Aliases: 30 kDa adipocyte complement-related protein; ACRP30; adipocyte complement related protein; Adipocyte complement-related 30 kDa protein; adipocyte, C1Q and collagen domain containing; Adipocyte, C1q and collagen domain-containing protein; Adipocyte-specific protein AdipoQ; Adiponectin; Adipose most abundant gene transcript 1 protein; adipose specific collagen-like factor; ADPIOQ; apM-1; Gelatin-binding protein; gelatin-binding protein 28
Gene Aliases: 30kDa; ACDC; ACRP30; Ad; adipo; ADIPOQ; ADIPQTL1; ADPN; APM-1; APM1; APN; GBP28