Technical Data
ASPN (Asporin, Periodontal Ligament-associated Protein 1, PLAP-1, SLRR1C, PLAP1, UNQ215/PRO241)
ASPN belongs to a family of leucine-rich repeat (LRR) proteins associated with the cartilage matrix. The name asporin reflects the unique aspartate-rich N terminus and the overall similarity to decorin.

Suitable for use in Immunofluorescence, ELISA and Western Blot. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Peptide ELISA: 1:64,000
Western Blot: 0.5-1.5ug/ml detects a band at~40kD in human skeletal muscle and human liver lysates.
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 12 months after receipt. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
PabIgGAffinity Purified
100ug-20CBlue IceHumanGoat
Synthetic peptide corresponding to C-IHENKVKKIQKDT, from an internal region of human ASPN (NP_060150.3). Species sequence homology: rat
Purified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
Supplied as a liquid in Tris saline, 0.02% sodium azide, pH 7.3, 0.5% BSA.
Recognizes human ASPN ~40kD. Species Crossreactivity: mouse
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
1. Kizawa H, Kou I, Iida A, Sudo A, Miyamoto Y, Fukuda A, Mabuchi A, Kotani A, Kawakami A, Yamamoto S, Uchida A, Nakamura K, Notoya K, Nakamura Y, Ikegawa S. An aspartic acid repeat polymorphism in asporin inhibits chondrogenesis and increases susceptibility to osteoarthritis. Nat Genet. 2005 Feb;37(2):138-144. Epub 2005 Jan 09.