Human Collagen IV shares 97% amino acid (aa) sequence identity with mouse Collagen IV.
Reconstitution information: Add 0.2 mL of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500 µg/mL.
Collagen IV is a major constituent of the basement membranes along with laminins and enactins. Collagen IV is composed of alpha 1 IV chain and alpha 2 IV chain in 2:1 ratio. Collagen IV can form insoluble fibers with high tensile strength. Antibody to collagen IV is useful in detecting the loss of parts of basement membrane in carcinomas.
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Protein Aliases: Arresten; Canstatin; COL4A1 NC1 domain; Collagen 4; Collagen alpha-1(IV) chain; Collagen alpha-2(IV) chain; Collagen alpha-3(IV) chain; Collagen alpha-4(IV) chain; collagen IV, alpha-1 polypeptide; collagen IV, alpha-3 polypeptide; Collagen IV, alpha-4 polypeptide; collagen of basement membrane, alpha-1 chain; collagen of basement membrane, alpha-4 chain; collagen, type IV, alpha 1; collagen, type IV, alpha 3 (Goodpasture antigen); collagen, type IV, alpha 4; Goodpasture antigen; Tumstatin; Type IV Collagen
Gene Aliases: BSVD; CA44; COL4A1; COL4A2; COL4A3; COL4A4; ICH; POREN2; RATOR