|Western Blot (WB)||1-3 ug/ml|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Goat / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide sequence (QSKCLSKENATTD ) corresponding to the internal amino acids of GRN|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||TBS, pH 7.3, with 0.5% BSA|
|Contains||0.02% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
Granulins are a family of secreted, glycosylated peptides that are cleaved from a single precursor protein with 7.5 repeats of a highly conserved 12-cysteine granulin/epithelin motif. The 88 kDa precursor protein, progranulin, is also called proepithelin and PC cell-derived growth factor. Cleavage of the signal peptide produces mature granulin which can be further cleaved into a variety of active, 6 kDa peptides. These smaller cleavage products are named granulin A, granulin B, granulin C, etc. Epithelins 1 and 2 are synonymous with granulins A and B, respectively. Both the peptides and intact granulin protein regulate cell growth. However, different members of the granulin protein family may act as inhibitors, stimulators, or have dual actions on cell growth. Granulin family members are important in normal development, wound healing, and tumorigenesis.
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Protein Aliases: acrogranin; GEP; GP88; granulin; granulin-epithelin; Granulins; GRN; PC cell-derived growth factor; PCDGF; PEPI; PGRN; Proepithelin; progranulin
Gene Aliases: CLN11; GEP; GP88; GRN; PCDGF; PEPI; PGRN
UniProt ID: (Human) P28799
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2896
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