In direct ELISAs and Western blots, approximately 50% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse (rm) Serpin F2 is observed and less than 1% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) Serpin A1, rhSerpin A3, rhSerpin A4, rhSerpin A5, rmSerpin C1, and rmSerpin D1 is observed.
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
This gene encodes a member of the serpin family of serine protease inhibitors. The protein is a major inhibitor of plasmin, which degrades fibrin and various other proteins. Consequently, the proper function of this gene has a major role in regulating the blood clotting pathway. Mutations in this gene result in alpha-2-plasmin inhibitor deficiency, which is characterized by severe hemorrhagic diathesis. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: Alpha-2-antiplasmin; Alpha-2-AP; Alpha-2-PI; Alpha-2-plasmin inhibitor; serine (or cysteine) proteinase inhibitor, clade F (alpha-2 antiplasmin, pigment epithelium derived factor), member 2; Serpin F2; serpin peptidase inhibitor, clade F (alpha-2 antiplasmin, pigment epithelium derived factor), member 2
Gene Aliases: A2AP; AAP; ALPHA-2-PI; API; PLI; SERPINF2
UniProt ID: (Human) P08697
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 5345
Molecular Function: protease inhibitor