Alpha-2-Macroglobulin, also known as a2-macroglobulin and abbreviated as a2M and A2M, is a tetrameric glycoprotein produced in the liver and found in blood. It is involved in proteinase inhibition via a unique "trapping" mechanism.
Purified alpha-2-macroglobulin from human serum - liquid
>96% by SDS PAGE
Approx. Protein Concentrations
Total protein concentration 1.0 mg/ml
Reagents In The Kit
Preparing The Antibody
TRIS buffered saline
Store at -20oC only. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended. This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the protein.
This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using the appropriate negative/positive controls.