This product is preservative free. It is recommended to add sodium azide to avoid contamination (final concentration 0.05%-0.1%).
This antibody has specificity for Human Periostin/POSTN/OSF-2.
Enhances incorporation of BMP1 in the fibronectin matrix of connective tissues, and subsequent proteolytic activation of lysyl oxidase LOX . Induces cell attachment and spreading and plays a role in cell adhesion. May play a role in extracellular matrix mineralization.
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Protein Aliases: fasciclin I-like; OSF-2; OSF2; osteoblast specific factor 2; osteoblast specific factor 2 (fasciclin I-like); Osteoblast-specific factor 2; PDLPOSTN; periodontal ligament-specific periostin; Periostin; periostin isoform thy2; periostin isoform thy4; periostin isoform thy6; periostin isoform thy8; periostin, osteoblast specific factor; PN; RP11-412K4.1
Gene Aliases: OSF-2; OSF2; PDLPOSTN; PN; POSTN
UniProt ID: (Human) Q15063
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 10631