Technical Data
CRYGS, CT (CRYGS, GRYG8, Beta-crystallin S, Gamma-S-crystallin, Gamma-crystallin S)
Crystallins are separated into two classes: taxon-specific, or enzyme, and ubiquitous. The latter class constitutes the major proteins of vertebrate eye lens and maintains the transparency and refractive index of the lens. Since lens central fiber cells lose their nuclei during development, these crystallins are made and then retained throughout life, making them extremely stable proteins. Mammalian lens crystallins are divided into alpha, beta, and gamma families; beta and gamma crystallins are also considered as a superfamily. Alpha and beta families are further divided into acidic and basic groups. Seven protein regions exist in crystallins: four homologous motifs, a connecting peptide, and N- and C-terminal extensions. Gamma-crystallins are a homogeneous group of highly symmetrical, monomeric proteins typically lacking connecting peptides and terminal extensions. They are differentially regulated after early development. This gene encodes a protein initially considered to be a beta-crystallin but the encoded protein is monomeric and has greater sequence similarity to other gamma-crystallins. This gene encodes the most significant gamma-crystallin in adult eye lens tissue. Whether due to aging or mutations in specific genes, gamma-crystallins have been involved in cataract formation.

Suitable for use in Western Blot, ELISA

Recommended Dilution:
ELISA: 1:1,000
Western Blot: 1:100-500

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. Aliquots are stable for 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
PabIgGAffinity Purified
200ul-20CBlue IceHumanRabbit
As reported
CRYGS antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 136-166 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human CRYGS.
Purified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.2, 0.09% sodium azide.
Human, mouse
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
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