This antibody is predicted to react with mouse, rat, non-human primate and rabbit based on sequence homology.
Recombinant rabbit polyclonal antibodies are unique offerings from Thermo Fisher Scientific. They are comprised of a selection of multiple different recombinant monoclonal antibodies, providing the best of both worlds - the sensitivity of polyclonal antibodies with the specificity of monoclonal antibodies - all delivered with the consistency only found in a recombinant antibody. While functionally the same as a polyclonal antibody - recognizing multiple epitope sites on the target and producing higher detection sensitivity for low abundance targets - a recombinant rabbit polyclonal antibody has a known mixture of light and heavy chains. The exact population can be produced in every lot, circumventing the biological variability typically associated with polyclonal antibody production.
MMP13 (collagense 3) plays a role in the degradation of extracellular matrix proteins including fibrillar collagen, fibronectin, TNC, and ACAN. MMP13 cleaves tripal helical collagens, including type I, II, and III collagen - but has the highest activity with soluble type II collagen. It can degrade collagen type IV, XIV, and X. MMP13 plays a role in wound healing, tissue remodeling, cartilage degradation, bone development, bone mineralization, and ossification. It is required for normal embryonic bone development and ossificaiton. Mutations affecting the gene can lead to spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia Missouri type, metaphyseal anadysplasia 1, and metaphyseal dysplasia Sphar type.
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Protein Aliases: Collagenase; Collagenase 3; Collagenase3; matrix metallo protease; matrix metalloproteinase 13 (collagenase 3); Matrix metalloproteinase-13; MMP; MMP-13; MMPs; Procollagenase 3
Gene Aliases: CLG3; MANDP1; MMP-13; MMP13
UniProt ID: (Human) P45452
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4322
Molecular Function: metalloprotease