von Willebrand Factor antibody

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Sheep anti Human von Willebrand Factor

Product Type
Polyclonal Antibody
Polyclonal IgG
Product Code Applications Pack Size List Price Quantity
1 ml loader

0.1 ml loader

Sheep anti Human von Willebrand Factor antibody recognizes Human von Willebrand factor, a glycoprotein synthesized in endothelial cells and megakaryocytes and circulating in the blood as a noncovalent complex by association with factor VIII.

Product Details

Target Species
Species Cross-Reactivity
Target SpeciesCross Reactivity
N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid
Purified IgG was prepared from serum by ion exchange chromatography
Antiserum Preparation
Antisera to von Willebrand factor were raised by repeated immunisation of sheep with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG was prepared from serum by ion exchange chromatography
Buffer Solution
Glycine buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
<0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
0.1% EACA
0.01% Benzamidine
Purified human von Willebrand factor prepared from citrated human plasma

Storage Information

This product is shipped at ambient temperature. It is recommended to aliquot and store at -20°C on receipt. When thawed, aliquot the sample as needed. Keep aliquots at 2-8°C for short term use (up to 4 weeks) and store the remaining aliquots at -20°C.

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
12 months from date of despatch

More Information

Entrez Gene
GO Terms
GO:0001948 glycoprotein binding
GO:0002020 protease binding
GO:0002576 platelet degranulation
GO:0051087 chaperone binding
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum
GO:0005178 integrin binding
GO:0005518 collagen binding
GO:0005578 proteinaceous extracellular matrix
GO:0007597 blood coagulation, intrinsic pathway
GO:0019865 immunoglobulin binding
GO:0030168 platelet activation
GO:0031093 platelet alpha granule lumen
GO:0031589 cell-substrate adhesion
GO:0033093 Weibel-Palade body
GO:0042803 protein homodimerization activity
GO:0051260 protein homooligomerization
GO:0047485 protein N-terminus binding
For research purposes only

Applications of von Willebrand Factor 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
Flow Cytometry
Immunodiffusion Neat
Immunohistology - Frozen 1
Immunohistology - Paraffin
  1. 1The epitope recognised by this antibody is reported to be sensitive to formaldehyde fixation and tissue processing. Bio-Rad recommends the use of acetone fixation for frozen sections.
Where this antibody 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 antibody for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
Histology Positive Control Tissue

Secondary Antibodies Available

Description Product Code Applications Pack Size List Price Quantity
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Donkey anti Sheep/Goat IgG:HRP STAR88P C E P WB 1 ml loader

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Flow Cytometry


Product Specific References

References for von Willebrand Factor antibody

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