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F5012 Sigma

Anti-Ferritin, Human antibody produced in rabbit

whole antiserum, liquid


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species reactivity   human
application(s)   Ouchterlony double diffusion: 1:16
clone   polyclonal
antibody form   whole antiserum
form   liquid
contains   15 mM sodium azide
storage temp.   −20°C
Gene Information   human ... FTH1(2495)
biological source   rabbit
conjugate   unconjugated



Ferritin isolated from normal human spleen

General description

Ferritin is an iron-storage protein that regulates iron-homeostasis in cells. While mitochondrial ferritin is a homopolymer, the cytosolic form consists of heteropolymeric L- and H-chains. Genetic mutations in ferritin L-chains have been associated with neurodegenerative disorders, whereas altered levels of ferritin have been linked to hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and adult-onset Still′s disease . In immunoelectrophoresis, anti-ferritin, human antibody is specific for ferritin when used against human spleen extract and purified ferritin. No reactivity is observed against normal human serum.


Anti-ferritin, human antibody is suitable for use in Ouchterlony double diffusion (1:16 using human spleen extract), and immunoelectrophoresis. The antibody may also be used in western blot (1:1000 using frozen liver homogenates) and immunoprecipitation (using 300 μg of cell lysate incubated with 6 mul of anti-ferritin for 1h at 4 ° C).

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