Mouse Anti-Human Cathepsin A

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Size100 µg
Price380 €
CategoryMonoclonal Antibody
Clone Nr.(#14H2)
Species ReactivityHuman
ReconstitutionCentrifuge vial prior to opening. Reconstitute the antibody with 500 µl sterile PBS and the final concentration is 200 µg/ml.
Stability and StorageLyophilized samples are stable for 2 years from date of receipt when stored at -70°C. Reconstituted antibody can be aliquoted and stored frozen at < -20°C for at least six months without detectable loss of activity.
PreparationThis antibody was produced from a hybridoma (mouse myeloma fused with spleen cells from a mouse) immunized with human recombinant protein of Cathepsin-A.
Antigenrecombinant human Cathepsin-A
DescriptionCathepsin A/lyososomal carboxypeptidase A is a member of the serine carboxypeptidase family. Cathepsin A is a multifunctional enzyme that expresses deaminidase and esterase activities at neutral pH and carboxypeptidase activity at acidic pH. Also known as protective protein, its association with βgalactosidase (βgal) and neuraminidase is essential for βgal stability and neuraminidase activation in the lysosomes. Inherited deficiency of Cathepsin A causes the lysosomal storage disorder galactosialidosis, characterized by a combined secondary deficiency of βgal and neuraminidase. Cathepsin A is capable of hydrolyzing a variety of bioactive peptide hormones including tachykinins, indicating that extralysosomal Cathepsin A plays a role in regulation of functions of these molecules. Cathepsin A is synthesized as a singlechain precursor and processed into heavy (32 kDa) and light (20 kDa) chains, which are linked by disulfide bonds.
Uniprot IDP10619
Protein RefSeqNP_000299
mRNA RefSeqNM_000308

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