Store vial at -20° C prior to opening. Aliquot contents and freeze at -20° C or below for extended storage. Avoid cycles of freezing and thawing. Centrifuge product if not completely clear after standing at room temperature. This product is stable for several weeks at 4° C as an undiluted liquid. Dilute only prior to immediate use.
This affinity purified antibody is directed against mouse Collagen IV. Blast analysis of the sequence of the immunogen shows 100% identity with mouse and 78.6% identity with human.
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: alpha1(IV) collagen; Arresten; Canstatin; col4a3; col4a4; Collagen 4; Collagen alpha-1(IV) chain; Collagen alpha-2(IV) chain; Collagen alpha-3(IV) chain; Collagen alpha-4(IV) chain; collagen type IV alpha3 chain; Del(8)Bru44H; procollagen, type IV, alpha 1; procollagen, type IV, alpha 2; procollagen, type IV, alpha 3; procollagen, type IV, alpha 4; retinal anterior wiring; Tumstatin; Type IV Collagen
Gene Aliases: [a]3(IV); [a]4(IV); alpha3(IV); Bru; Col4a-1; Col4a-2; Col4a1; Col4a2; Col4a3; Col4a4; Del(8)44H; E130010M05Rik; Raw; Svc