Human Hepassocin/HFREP-1 quantitates human Hepassocin/HFREP-1 in serum, plasma, supernatant. The assay will exclusively recognize both natural and recombinant human Hepassocin/HFREP-1.
Fibrinogen-like 1 is a member of the fibrinogen family. This protein is homologous to the carboxy terminus of the fibrinogen beta- and gamma- subunits which contains the four conserved cysteines of fibrinogens and fibrinogen related proteins. However, this protein lacks the platelet-binding site, cross-linking region and a thrombin-sensitive site which are necessary for fibrin clot formation. This protein may play a role in the development of hepatocellular carcinomas. Four alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the same protein exist for this gene.
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