|Immunomicroscopy (IM)||Assay Dependent|
|Western Blot (WB)||Assay Dependent|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Ferritin from human spleen.|
|Storage buffer||0.02M potassium phosphate, pH 7.2, with 0.15M NaCl, 10mg/ml BSA|
|Contains||0.01% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
PA1-26882 detects Ferritin from human samples.
PA1-26882 has been successfully used in immunomicroscopy and Western blot procedures.
The PA1-26882 immunogen is Ferritin from human spleen.
Ferritin is a ubiquitous and highly conserved protein which plays a major role in iron homeostasis. It is a holoenzyme shell (~450 kDa) consisting of 24 subunits of two types, H(heavy) and L(light), and capable of storing up to 4,500 atoms of ferric iron. Depending on the tissue type and physiologic status of the cell, the ratio of H to L subunits in ferritin can vary widely. It can be viewed not only as part of a group of iron regulatory proteins that include transferrin and the transferrin receptor, but also as a member of the protein family that orchestrates the cellular defense against stress and inflammation. Ferritin is found in the liver, spleen, kidney and heart. Only a small amount is found in the blood. The blood level of ferritin serves as an indicator of the amount of iron stored in the body. The highest concentration of ferritin is in liver parenchymal cells.
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Protein Aliases: ferritin L subunit; ferritin L-chain; ferritin light chain; ferritin light polypeptide-like 3
Gene Aliases: NBIA3
UniProt ID: (Human) P02792
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2512
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