Retinol Binding Protein 4 antibody

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Mouse anti Retinol Binding Protein 4

Retinol binding protein 4 antibody recognizes retinol-binding protein 4, also known as plasma retinol binding protein, PRBP or RBP. The antibody has been extensively validated for western blotting using whole cell lysates.

Product Type
PrecisionAb™ Monoclonal
Isotype
IgG1
Format
Purified
Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
VMA00045 WB 100 µl
Mouse anti Human retinol binding protein 4 antibody recognizes human serum retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4), a 201 amino acid single-chain glycoprotein belonging to the lipocalin family, which is responsible for the transport of Retinol (vitamin A1) from the liver to peripheral target tissues.

In plasma, the RBP4-retinol complex interacts with transthyretin preventing its loss by filtration through the kidney glomeruli. Defects in RBP4 are a cause of retinol-binding protein deficiency and can cause night vision problems (Besch et al. 2003). RBP4 gene variants have been implicated in insulin resistance (Saucedo et al. 2014)

Mouse anti Human retinol binding protein 4 antibody recognizes free RBP4 and RBP4 in complex with transthyretin. It reacts with apo- as well as holo-RBP4. Mouse anti Human RBP4 antibody recognizes RBP4 as a single band of ~20 kDa in HepG2 cell line whole cell lysates by western blotting under reducing conditions.

Product Details

Target Species
Human
Western Blotting
Anti retinol binding protein 4 antibody detects a band of approximately 20 kDa in HepG2 cell lysates.
Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid
Preparation
Mouse monoclonal antibody purified by affinity chromatography on Protein A from tissue culture supernatant
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
Immunogen
Human recombinant retinol binding protein 4
Instructions For Use
Please refer to the PrecisionAb western blotting protocol. For additional information on secondary antibody dilution and exposure time see product web page.

Storage Information

Storage
Store undiluted at -20oC, avoiding repeated freeze thaw cycles.
Guarantee
As supplied, 12 months from date of despatch.

More Information

UniProt
P02753 Related reagents
Entrez Gene
RBP4 Related reagents
GO Terms
GO:0005515 protein binding
GO:0005615 extracellular space
GO:0006094 gluconeogenesis
GO:0016918 retinal binding
GO:0019841 retinol binding
GO:0030277 maintenance of gastrointestinal epithelium
GO:0030324 lung development
GO:0032024 positive regulation of insulin secretion
GO:0032526 response to retinoic acid
GO:0034632 retinol transporter activity
GO:0042572 retinol metabolic process
GO:0042593 glucose homeostasis
GO:0048562 embryonic organ morphogenesis
GO:0048706 embryonic skeletal system development
GO:0048738 cardiac muscle tissue development
GO:0048807 female genitalia morphogenesis
GO:0051024 positive regulation of immunoglobulin secretion
GO:0060044 negative regulation of cardiac muscle cell proliferation
GO:0060059 embryonic retina morphogenesis in camera-type eye
GO:0060065 uterus development
GO:0060068 vagina development
GO:0060157 urinary bladder development
GO:0060347 heart trabecula formation
Acknowledgements
PrecisionAb™ is a trademark of Bio-Rad Laboratories.
Regulatory
For research purposes only

Applications of Retinol Binding Protein 4 antibody

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.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
Western Blotting 1/1000

PrecisionAb antibodies have been extensively validated for the western blot application. The antibody has been validated at the suggested dilution. Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Further optimization may be required dependant on sample type.

Secondary Antibodies Available

Description Product Code Pack Size Applications List Price Quantity
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):HRP STAR207P 2 ml WB
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