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|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Recombinant Protein corresponding to a region within amino acids 281 and 462 of Human SPAG8|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7, with 1% BSA, 20% glycerol|
|Storage Conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:500-1:3000|
* 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.
PA5-31948 targets SPAG8 in WB applications and shows reactivity with Human samples.
The PA5-31948 immunogen is recombinant Protein corresponding to a region within amino acids 281 and 462 of Human SPAG8.
The correlation of anti-sperm antibodies with cases of unexplained infertility implicates a role for these antibodies in blocking fertilization. Improved diagnosis and treatment of immunologic infertility, as well as identification of proteins for targeted contraception, are dependent on the identification and characterization of relevant sperm antigens. The protein encoded by this gene is recognized by sperm agglutinating antibodies from an infertile woman. This protein is localized in germ cells of the testis at all stages of spermatogenesis and is localized to the acrosomal region of mature spermatozoa. Alternatively spliced variants that encode different protein isoforms have been described but the full-length sequences of only two have been determined.
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BS-84; hSMP-1; SMP1; SPAG3; sperm membrane protein 1; sperm membrane protein BS-84; sperm-associated antigen 8; testicular tissue protein Li 177
BS-84; CILD28; CT142; HSD-1; hSMP-1; SMP1; SPAG3; SPAG8