|Tested species reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in human Opticin|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.2|
|Contains||0.05% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:500-1:1000|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
This antibody detects endogenous protein at a molecular weight of 40 kDa.
Purity is >95% by SDS-PAGE.
Opticin, also known as OPTC or OPT, is a 332 amino acid protein that is secreted into the extracellular matrix and contains seven LRR repeats. Expressed in skin and fetal liver and also present in ocular tissues, such as the retina, cornea and iris, opticin functions to bind collagen fibrils and, via this interaction, is thought to regulate fibril spacing, morphology and organization. Opticin is subject to post-translational O-glycosylation and may be associated with the pathogenesis of primary open angle glaucoma.
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