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Rat Monoclonal anti-Human PTX3 Antibody

Size Price Quantity
100.0 ug $320.00
Catalog Number xAP-0458
ID Rat Monoclonal anti-Human PTX3 Antibody
Antigen Description PTX3 is part of the pentraxin family which is characterized by a cyclic multimeric structure. Penatraxins are acute phase proteins that act as pattern recognition receptors. PTX3 is a long pentraxin containing a C terminal domain similar to other members of the pentraxin family and a unique N terminal domain. Inflammatory signals stimulate PTX3 production by a variety of cells including mononuclear phagocytes, dendritic cells, fibroblasts, and endothelial cells.#Serum levels of PTX3 increase rapidly in response to a variety of inflammatory and infectious conditions including endotoxic shock and sepsis. PTX3 has been proposed as an early diagnostic marker for septic shock. PTX3 can activate the classical complement pathway, aiding in pathogen recognition by macrophages and dendritic cells. PTX3 is also believed to play an important role in protection against autoimmunity by enhancing complement-mediated clearing of apoptotic cells and restricting cross presentation. Current research has also indicated that PTX3 is involved in initiating the process of tissue repair and plays a role in female fertility. PTX3 is believed to be involved in cancer-related inflammation and high PTX3 levels have been correlated with clinical stage and severity for various cancers.
Size 100ug
Immunogen Recombinant Human PTX3
Clone #MNB5
Antibody Isotype Rat lgG1
Host Species Rat
Preparation The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
Formulation The IgG fraction of culture supernatant was purified by Protein G affinity chromatography and lyophilized from a 0.2 um filtered solution in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS).
Application ELISA Capture
Storage & Handling Reconstitute the antibody with 200 ul sterile PBS and the final concentration is 0.5mg/ml. Reconstituted antibody can also be aliquoted and stored frozen at < -20C for at least for six months without detectable loss of activity. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.