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AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) (Hepatocellular/Germ Cell Tumor Marker)

Recombinant Mouse Monoclonal Antibody [Clone rAFP/7257]

Catalog #

Size

20 ug
100 ug
100 ug

Price (USD)

219.00
499.00
499.00

Formulation

Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml
Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml
Purified Ab WITHOUT BSA and Azide at 1.0mg/ml

Catalog No

Size

20 ug
100 ug
100 ug

Formulation

Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml
Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml
Purified Ab WITHOUT BSA and Azide at 1.0mg/ml

Price (USD)

219.00
499.00
499.00
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IHC analysis of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human placenta. Cytoplasmic staining using rAFP/7257 at 2ug/ml in PBS for 30min RT. Inset: PBS instead of primary antibody, secondary only negative control.

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IHC analysis of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human placenta. Cytoplasmic staining using rAFP/7257 at 2ug/ml in PBS for 30min RT. HIER: Tris/EDTA, pH9.0, 45min. 2: HRP-polymer, 30min. DAB, 5min.

Product Details

Synonyms

Alpha fetoglobulin; FETA; HPAFP

Positive Control

Human fetal liver or hepatocellular carcinoma tissue.

Known Applications & Suggested Dilutions

IHC-P         More Details

Immunohistochemistry (Formalin-fixed) (1-2ug/ml for 30 minutes at RT)
(Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires heating tissue sections in 10mM Tris with 1mM EDTA, pH 9.0, for 45 min at 95 °C followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes)
Optimal dilution for a specific application should be determined.

Immunogen

Recombinant human full-length AFP protein

Cellular Localization

Cytoplasm.

Species Reactivity

Human.

Host / Ig Isotype

Mouse / IgG1, kappa

Mol. Weight of Antigen

70kDa

Specificity & Comments

It recognizes an oncofetal glycoprotein with a single chain of 70kDa, which is identified as alpha fetoprotein (AFP). This MAb is highly specific to AFP and shows no cross-reaction with other oncofetal antigens or serum albumin. The yolk sac and the liver produce AFP during fetal life. AFP expression in adults is often associated with hepatoma or teratoma. However, hereditary persistence of alpha-fetoprotein may also be found in individuals with no obvious pathology. The protein is thought to be the fetal counterpart of serum albumin, and the AFP and albumin genes are present in tandem in the same transcriptional orientation on chromosome 4. AFP is found in monomeric as well as dimeric and trimeric forms, and binds copper, nickel, fatty acids and bilirubin. The level of AFP in amniotic fluid is used to measure renal loss of protein to screen for spinal bifida and anencephaly.

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Bioinformatics

  •  Entrez Gene ID: 174
  •  Gene Symbol: AFP
  •  SwissProt: P02771
  •  Chromosome Location: 4q13.3
  •  Unigene: 518808