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You are here:Home » Antibodies » Abs to Fatty Acid Binding Protein » Anti -FABP2, CT (Fatty Acid-binding Protein, Intestinal, Fatty Acid-binding Protein 2, Intestinal-type Fatty Acid-binding Protein, I-FABP, FABPI)

Anti -FABP2, CT (Fatty Acid-binding Protein, Intestinal, Fatty Acid-binding Protein 2,
Intestinal-type Fatty Acid-binding Protein, I-FABP, FABPI)

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Specifications

Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Goat Affinity Purified E B IH
FABP2, also known as intestinal fatty acid binding protein 2 (I-FABP), is expressed in the epithelium of the small intestine by mature enterocytes. FABP2 is thought to facilitate of cellular uptake and transport of long-chain fatty acids within enterocytes and may also help maintain energy homeostasis by functioning as a lipid sensor. This protein binds saturated long-chain fatty acid with a high affinity, but binds with a low affinity to unsaturated long-chain fatty acid. The Ala to Thr substitution at residue 54 of FABP2 is associated with higher total cholesterol, with stroke incidence, elevation of fasting and postprandial triglyceride, insulin resistance, and higher nonesterified fatty acid (NEFA) concentrations.
Catalog #F0019-76L
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA, Western Blot and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionELISA: 1:64,000
Western Blot: 1:64,000
Immunohistochemistry (Formalin fixed paraffin embedded): 2.5ug/ml
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
HostGoat
SourceHuman
Concentration~0.5mg/ml
FormSupplied as a liquid in TBS, pH 7.3, 0.5% BSA, 0.02% sodium azide.
PurityPurified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
ImmunogenSynthetic peptide corresponding to C-EGVEAKRIFKKD from the C-terminal of human FABP2.
SpecificityRecognizes human FABP2. Species sequence homology: canine and mouse.
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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