Technical Data
A2299-36N
APOA4 (Apolipoprotein A-IV, Apo-AIV, ApoA-IV, Apolipoprotein A4)
Description:
Apoliprotein (apo) A-IV gene contains 3 exons separated by two introns. A sequence polymorphism has been identified in the 3'UTR of the third exon. The primary translation product is a 396-residue preprotein which after proteolytic processing is secreted its primary site of synthesis, the intestine, in association with chylomicron particles. Although its precise function is not known, apo A-IV is a potent activator of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase in vitro.

Applications:
Suitable for use in ELISA and Western Blot. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
ELISA: 1:32,000
Western Blot: 0.01-0.03ug/ml, observed in human duodenum lysates on ~45kD bands
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

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 at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
PabAffinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
100ug-20CBlue IceHumanGoat
Concentration:
~0.5mg/ml
Immunogen:
Synthetic peptide corresponding to C-KEKESQDKTLSLP, from human APOA4, at the internal region (near C-terminal) of the protein (NP_000473.2).
Purity:
Purified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in Tris saline, 0.02% sodium azide, pH 7.3, 0.5% BSA.
Specificity:
Recognizes human APOA4.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
1. Spaulding HL, Saijo F, Turnage RH, Alexander JS, Aw TY, Kalogeris TJ. Apolipoprotein A-IV attenuates oxidant-induced apoptosis in mitotic competent, undifferentiated cells by modulating intracellular glutathione redox balance. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2006 Jan;290(1):C95-C103. Epub 2005 Aug 24.