Keep as concentrated solution.
Positive Control: A431, HepG2, Human plasma.
Store product as a concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening the vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), product can be stored at 4°C. For long-term storage, aliquot and store product at -20° C or below, avioiding multiple freeze-thaw cycles.
Cystatin C, a member of the type 2 cystatin superfamily, is a potent inhibitor of cysteine proteinases, both endogenous (lysosomal cathepsins), and pathogenic. Cystatin C is a 13 kDa secreted protein which is found in high concentrations in biological fluids and is thought to be expressed by all human nucleated cells. Changes in Cystatin C have been documented in a number of cardiovascular diseases, including atherosclerosis, amyloid angiopathy and myocardial infarction. Its low molecular weight also means that Cystatin C can be used as a marker of renal failure.
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Protein Aliases: ARMD11 antibody; bA218C14.4 (cystatin C); CST3 antibody; cystatin 3; Cystatin C antibody; Cystatin-3; Cystatin-C; epididymis secretory protein Li 2; Gamma-trace; Neuroendocrine basic polypeptide; Post-gamma-globulin
Gene Aliases: ARMD11; CST3; HEL-S-2
UniProt ID: (Human) P01034
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 1471