Technical Data
T8199-07
Transferrin (FITC)
Description:
Human Transferrin is an ~80kD blood plasma glycoprotein synthesised by the liver, which contains two specific high affinity iron (Fe3+) binding sites and is responsible for the transport and supply of an exchangeable pool of iron, through binding to cell surface transferrin receptors.
Transferrin is the primary blood iron transport protein and under normal conditions, approximately one-third of total blood Transferrin contains bound iron. Measurement of blood Transferrin levels can be used as an indicator for blood iron-carrying capacity and abnormalities of iron metabolism such as anemia, iron overload and hemochromatosis.

Applications:
Suitable for use in Immunofluorescence. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilutions:
Optimal dilution 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. FITC conjugates are sensitive to light.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
PabIgGAffinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
1ml-20CBlue IceHumanSheep
Concentration:
~1mg/ml
Immunogen:
Native human Transferrin
Purity:
Purified by Protein G affinity chromatography
Form
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.09% sodium azide. Labeled with fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC).
Specificity:
Recognizes human Transferrin. Minimal crossreactivity with related serum proteins. May crossreact with Transferrin from other species.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
1. Rouault, T.A., PLoS Biol. 1: 326-328 (2003). 2. Giannetti, A.M., et al., PLoS Biol. 1: 341-350 (2003).