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.
Aquaporin 1 is a 28kD integral membrane protein which was originally identified in red blood cells and renal proximal tubules. AQP1 is also expressed by the choroid plexus and various other tissues. It forms a water-specific channel that provides the plasma membranes of red cells and kidney proximal tubules with high permeability to water, thereby permitting water to move in the direction of an osmotic gradient.
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Protein Aliases: AQP-1; Aquaporin 1 (aquaporin channel forming integral protein 28 (CHIP)); aquaporin 1 (channel-forming integral protein, 28kDa, CO blood group); aquaporin 1, Colton blood group antigen; Aquaporin-1; Aquaporin-CHIP; channel-like integral membrane protein, 28-kDa; Delayed early response protein 2; DER2; growth factor-induced delayed early response protein; Urine water channel; Water channel protein for red blood cells and kidney proximal tubule
Gene Aliases: AQP-CHIP; AQP1; CHIP28; CO
Molecular Function: transporter