Anti-Human Emilin-1

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Cat-Nr.101-M09
Size100 µg
Price250 €
CategoryMonoclonal Antibody
SourceMouse
Species ReactivityHuman
Formulationlyophilized
BufferPBS
ReconstitutionCentrifuge vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in sterile water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml.
Stability and StorageThe lyophilized antibody is stable for at least 2 years at -20°C. After sterile reconstitution the antibody is stable at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. Frozen aliquots are stable for at least 6 months when stored at -20°C. Addition of a carrier protein or 50% glycerol is recommended for frozen aliquots.
Antigenrecombinant human Emilin-1
ApplicationWB, IF, IHC, ELISA
SynonymsElastin microfibril interface-located protein 1, Elastin microfibril interfacer 1, EMI
DescriptionEmilins (elastin microfibril interface located proteins) are extracellular matrix glycoproteins that localize to sites with proximity to elastin and microfibrils. They consist of an N-terminal cysteine-rich EMI domain and a conserved C-terminal gC1q-like domain. Emilin-1 is abundant in elastin-rich tissues such as blood vessels, skin, heart and lung. It influences placenta formation and initial organogenesis with a later role in interstitial connective tissue. Emilin-2 is larger than Emilin-1 and contains a unique proline-rich domain. It is likely involved in the process of elastogenesis. Multimerin-2 (also known as Emilin-3 or EndoGlyx-1) is expressed during embryonic development. Multimerin-1 (also known as Emilin-4) is expressed in platelets and the endothelium of blood vessels and may act as a carrier protein for platelet factor V. Emilin-5 is encoded by the Emilin-3 gene and is sometimes referred to as Emilin-3. It contains the N-terminal cysteine-rich EMI domain but lacks the C-terminal gC1q-like domain. Emilin-1 have been shown to be expressed in smooth muscle and other mesenchymal tissues and is localized at the proximity of elastin and microfibrils. Emilin-1 exerts an important role in lymphatic system, being a crucial structural molecule that regulates the formation of lymphatic capillaries and collectors. Emilin-1 through the interaction with the α4β1 integrin via the C-terminal gC1q domain exerts a negative effect on proliferation. It binds pro-TGFβ preventing its maturation to mature TGFβ in the extracellular space, therefore influencing the regulation of blood and lymph vessels formation and maintenance.
Uniprot IDQ9Y6C2
Protein RefSeqNP_008977
mRNA RefSeqNM_007046.3

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