|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||1:20-1:200|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:10-1:100|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues near the C-terminus of human PSA|
|Storage buffer||tissue culture supernatant|
|Contains||15mM sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C|
MA5-14470 targets Prostate Specific Antigen in IHC (P), ICC/IF and WB applications and shows reactivity with Human samples, however this antibody is not recommended for human colon and mouse prostate tissue sections. This antibody does not react with rat tissue in Western blot applications.
The MA5-14470 immunogen is a synthetic peptide corresponding to residues near the C-terminus of human PSA.
PSA is a chymotrypsin-like serine protease (kallikrein family) produced by the prostate epithelium, and abundant in seminal fluid. PSA can be detected in the sera of patients with prostatic carcinoma. It is predominantly complexed to a liver-derived serine protease inhibitor, alpha-1-antichymotrypsin (ACT). A higher proportion of serum PSA is complexed to ACT in prostate cancer than in benign prostate hyperplasia. PSA is used to confirm prostatic acinar cell origin in primary and metastatic carcinoma and to rule out non-prostatic carcinoma mimics.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Not for resale without express authorization.
Protein Aliases: Gamma-seminoprotein; Kallikrein-3; kallikrein-related peptidase 3; P-30 antigen; prostate specific antigen; Prostate-specific antigen; PSA; Semenogelase; Seminin
Gene Aliases: APS; hK3; KLK2A1; KLK3; PSA
UniProt ID: (Human) P07288
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 354
Molecular Function: annexin calcium-binding protein calmodulin enzyme modulator hydrolase intracellular calcium-sensing protein peptide hormone protease protease inhibitor receptor serine protease signaling molecule
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