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Myoglobin, Cardiac (MB)

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Myoglobin is a cytoplasmic, single chain polypeptide of 153 amino acids. It contains a single heme group. Myoglobin is found in skeletal and carciac muscle. It is not in smooth muscle. it functions as an oxygen transporting pigment. Upon damage to the muscle cell due to infarction of a coronary artery, neurological trauma, infection of tumor processes, myoglobin escapes to the environment and can be found in plasma using sensitive assays.
Catalog #M9800-04
Immunological ActivityConfirmed by reaction with monoclonal antibody that is specific for human myoglobin.
ApplicationsSuitable for use as a reference or standard in immunoassay, immunogen for antisera production, labeling. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionOptimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Reconstitute to nominal volume by adding sterile dH2O and store at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
SourceHuman Heart
PurityPurified by ion-exchange and gel-filtration chromatography (~98%, SDS-PAGE).
ConcentrationNot determined
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder from 20mM Tris HCl, pH 8.5. Reconstitute with sterile dH2O.
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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