MA5-15307 targets OVA in WB applications and shows reactivity with Tag samples.
The MA5-15307 immunogen is ovalbumin.
Chicken ovalbumin is the major protein in the "white" of the egg (and a favorite antigen in immunological research). Egg white contains a variety of proteins including ovalbumin, conalbumin, ovomucoi and lysozyme. It belonds to the serpin family and the Ov serpin subfamily. Ovalbumin can cause an allergic reaction in humans. Ovalbumin has been implicated in the development of the egg shell. Immunohistochemistry revealed that ovalbumin is found only in the mammillary bodies of decalcified shell, and is not distributed throughout the shell matrix. These results indicate that ovalbumin is present during the initial phase of shell formation and becomes incorporated into the protein matrix of the mammillary bodies. However, it is not yet clear whether ovalbumin at this site plays a specific role in shell mineralization.
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Protein Aliases: Allergen Gal d II; clade (ovalbumin); Egg albumin; Gal d 2; member 14; Ovalbumin; Plakalbumin; serpin peptidase inhibitor; unnamed protein product
Gene Aliases: OVA; SERPINB14
Entrez Gene ID: (Chicken) 396058