ZooMAb antibodies represent an entirely new generation of recombinant monoclonal antibodies.
Each ZooMAb antibody is manufactured using our proprietary recombinant expression system, purified to homogeneity, and precisely dispensed to produce robust and highly reproducible lot-to-lot consistency. Only top-performing clones are released for use by researchers. Each antibody is validated for high specificity and affinity across multiple applications, including its most commonly used application. ZooMAb antibodies are reliably available and ready to ship when you need them.
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Clone 4B10 is a ZooMAb rabbit recombinant monoclonal antibody that specifically detects human Aggrecan. It targets an epitope within 21 amino acids from the N-terminal region.
KLH-conjugated linear peptide corresponding to 21 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human Aggrecan.
Quality Control Testing
Western Blotting Analysis: A 1:1,000 dilution of this antibody detected Aggrecan in Human Chondrocytes.Tested applicationsWestern Blotting Analysis: A 1:1,000 dilution from a representative lot detected Aggrecan in Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells.Affinity Binding Assay: A representative lot of this antibody bound Aggrecan peptide with a KD of 2.4 x 10-8 in an affinity binding assay.Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) Analysis: A 1:100 dilution from a representative lot detected Aggrecan in human cartilage tissue sections.Immunocytochemistry Analysis: A 1:100 dilution from a representative lot detected Aggrecan in human chondrocytes.Note: Actual optimal working dilutions must be determined by end user as specimens, and experimental conditions may vary with the end user.
Anti-Aggrecan, clone 4B10 ZooMAb, Cat. No. ZRB1117, is a recombinant Rabbit monoclonal antibody that targets Aggrecan and has been tested for use in Affinity Binding Assay, Immunocytochemistry, Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), and Western Blotting.
Aggrecan core protein (UniProt: P16112; also known as Cartilage-specific proteoglycan core protein, CSPCP, Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan core protein 1, Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan 1) is encoded by the ACAN (also known as AGC1, CSPG1, MSK16) gene (Gene ID: 176) in human. Aggrecan, a secreted proteoglycan, is a major component of extracellular matrix of cartilaginous tissues. Its major function is to resist compression in cartilage. It binds avidly to hyaluronic acid via an N-terminal globular region and may play a regulatory role in the matrix assembly of the cartilage. It is synthesized with a signal peptide (aa 1-16), which is subsequently cleaved off to generate the mature aggrecan core protein. Aggrecan contains two globular domains, G1 and G2 that comprise the N-terminus of the proteoglycan, while another globular region, G3, makes up the C-terminus. The G1 region is located in the N-terminus of the core protein and interacts with hyaluronic acid (HA). G1 contains Link domains and thus consists of three disulfide-bonded loop structures designated as the A, B, B′ motifs. The G2 region is composed of two B-like domains, but does not have the ability to interact with HA. G2 region is separated from the G1 region by the interglobular domain, which is a prominent site for proteolysis. The keratan sulfate (KS) and the chondroitin sulfate (CS) attachment domains lie between G2 and G3. Aggrecan is present in the extracellular matrix in the form of proteoglycan aggregates, in which many aggrecan molecules interact with hyaluronan and a link protein stabilizes each interaction. It is reported that aggrecan structure changes throughout the life cycle due to changes in synthetic and degradative events. Changes due to synthesis alter the structure of the chondroitin sulfate and keratan sulfate chains, whereas those due to degradation cause cleavage of all components of the aggregate. Aggrecan is also present in most of the retina including the outer nuclear layer, the outer plexiform layer, and the inner plexiform layer. This ZooMAb recombinant monoclonal antibody, generated by our propriety technology, offers significantly enhanced specificity, affinity, reproducibility, and stability over conventional monoclonals.
Purified recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody IgG, lyophilized in PBS with 5% Trehalose, normal appearance a coarse or translucent resin. Contains no biocide or preservatives, such as azide, or any animal by-products. Larger pack sizes provided as multiples of 25 μL.
30 μg/mL after reconstitution at 25 μL per vial. Please refer to guidance on suggested starting dilutions and/or titers per application and sample type.
Storage and Stability
Recommend storage of lyophilized product at 2-8°C; Before reconstitution, micro-centrifuge vials briefly to spin down material to bottom of the vial; Reconstitute each vial by adding 25 μL of filtered lab grade water or PBS; Reconstituted antibodies can be stored at 2-8°C, or -20°C for long term storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaws.
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