|Western Blot (WB)||0.3-1 ug/ml|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Goat / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide sequence (RPKTSVNLISS) corresponding to the internal amino acids of MMP12|
|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|
This antibody is predicted to react with bovine and canine based on sequence homology.
Proteins of the matrix metalloproteinase family are involved in the breakdown of extracellular matrix in normal physiological processes, such as embryonic development, reproduction, and tissue remodeling, as well as in disease processes, such as arthritis and metastasis. Most MMP's are secreted as inactive proproteins which are activated when cleaved by extracellular proteinases. It is thought that the protein encoded by this gene is cleaved at both ends to yield the active enzyme, but this processing has not been fully described. The enzyme degrades soluble and insoluble elastin. It may play a role in aneurysm formation and studies in mice suggest a role in the development of emphysema. The gene is part of a cluster of MMP genes which localize to chromosome 11q22.3.
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Protein Aliases: HME; Macrophage elastase; Macrophage metalloelastase; matrix metallopeptidase 12 (macrophage elastase); matrix metalloproteinase 12; matrix metalloproteinase 12 (macrophage elastase); Matrix metalloproteinase-12; ME; MGC138506; MME; MMP-12; MMP12
Gene Aliases: HME; ME; MME; MMP-12; MMP12
UniProt ID: (Human) P39900
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4321
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