Target of this antibody:
Alternative names of antibody target:
GDF3, GDF 3, GDF-3, Growth differentiation factor 3, VG-1-related protein 2, Vgr2, Vgr 2
GDF-3 is a member of the TGF-β superfamily of growth and differentiation factors, and is highly homologous to GDF-9. Unlike most TGF-β family members, GDF-3 and GDF-9 are not disulfide-linked dimers. GDF-3 is expressed in adult bone marrow, spleen, thymus, and adipose tissue. The expression of GDF-3 is upregulated in high-fat-fed wild-type FABP4/aP2 null mice and was associated with obesity, but not with the related hyperglycemia/hyperinsulinemia which characterizes Type-2 diabetes. Anti-human GDF-3 polyclonal antibody contains 114 amino acids.
Clonality of antibody:
This antibody reacts with:
E. coli expressed human GDF-3
Concentration of antibody:
Form of antibody:
Formulation of this antibody:
30 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit anti-human GDF-3 polyclonal antibody in phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.2, containing 30% glycerol , 0.5 mg/ml BSA, and 0.01% thimerosal.
This antibody has been succesfully tested for use in following methods:
Western blot analysis (0.5-4 µg/ml). Other applications have not been determined.
Shelf time: 12 months in temp.: -20 deg.C
How to handle this antibody:
The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
This antibody needs to be stored at + 4°C in a fridge short term in a concentrated dilution. Freeze thaw will destroy a percentage in every cycle and should be avoided.
If you buy Antibodies supplied by Biovision they should be stored frozen at - 24°C for long term storage and for short term at + 5°C.