|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 195 and 484 of Human Cathepsin F|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||0.1M tris glycine, pH 7, with 10% glycerol|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
PA5-27840 targets Cathepsin F in WB applications and shows reactivity with Human samples.
The PA5-27840 immunogen is recombinant fragment corresponding to a region within amino acids 195 and 484 of Human Cathepsin F.
Cathepsins are papain family cysteine proteinases that represent a major component of the lysosomal proteolytic system. Cathepsins generally contain a signal sequence, followed by a propeptide and then a catalytically active mature region. The very long (251 amino acid residues) proregion of the cathepsin F precursor contains a C-terminal domain similar to the pro-segment of cathepsin L-like enzymes, a 50-residue flexible linker peptide, and an N-terminal domain predicted to adopt a cystatin-like fold. The cathepsin F proregion is unique within the papain family cysteine proteases in that it contains this additional N-terminal segment predicted to share structural similarities with cysteine protease inhibitors of the cystatin superfamily. This cystatin-like domain contains some of the elements known to be important for inhibitory activity. CTSF encodes a predicted protein of 484 amino acids which contains a 19 residue signal peptide. Cathepsin F contains five potential N-glycosylation sites, and it may be targeted to the endosomal/lysosomal compartment via the mannose 6-phosphate receptor pathway. The cathepsin F gene is ubiquitously expressed, and it maps to chromosome 11q13, close to the gene encoding cathepsin W.
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Protein Aliases: Cathepsin F; CATSF
Gene Aliases: CATSF; CLN13; CTSF
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9UBX1
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 8722
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