Rabbit anti Human vitamin D binding protein antibody recognizes Vitamin D binding protein (VDBP), the major carrier protein of vitamin D that also transports components such as fatty acids and endotoxins and has an important role in the actin scaveging system. VDBP is a 52-58 kDa plasma protein synthesized mainly by hepatocytes. Polymorphisms in the gene give rise to three major electrophoretic variants, Gc1, Gc1s and Gc1f that differ by amino acid substitutions as well as glycosylations.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified Ig - liquid
- Purified Ig prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- Native human vitamin D binding protein
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- 5.0 mg/ml
- Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
- 12 months from date of despatch
- Entrez Gene
- GO Terms
vitamin D binding
vitamin transporter activity
vitamin D metabolic process
hormone biosynthetic process
- For research purposes only
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.
Applications of Vitamin D Binding Protein antibody
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.
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References for Vitamin D Binding Protein antibody
Ho, A.S. et al (2010) Novel biomarkers predict liver fibrosis in hepatitis C patients: alpha 2 macroglobulin, vitamin D binding protein and apolipoprotein AI.
J Biomed Sci. 17: 58.