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Anti -BTN2A1 (Butyrophilin Subfamily 2 Member A1, BT2.1, BTF1)

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Specifications

Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Serum E
The MHC-encoded butyrophilin, BTN2A1, is a cell surface glycoprotein related to the extended family of B7 costimulatory molecules. BTN2A1 mRNA is expressed in most human tissues, but protein expression is significantly lower in leukocytes. The protein is an integral plasma membrane B box protein involved in lipid, fatty-acid and sterol metabolism. Recent studies reveal that the protein can negatively regulate T cell proliferation and cytokine production. Additionally, genetic studies have described polymorphisms in the protein which are reported to be associated with disorders such as sarcoidosis, myositis andulcerative colitis. Human BTN2A1 gene is located in 6p22.1.
Catalog #B5001-90
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionELISA: 1:100-1:1000
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostRabbit
SourceHuman
ConcentrationNot determined.
FormSupplied as a liquid, 0.025% sodium azide, 50% glycerol.
PuritySerum
ImmunogenSynthetic peptide corresponding to aa72-88 (SPAVFVYKGGRERTEEQ) of human BTN2A1.
SpecificityRecognizes human BTN2A1.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


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