Anti-IGFBP-6 Antibody

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Anti-IGFBP-6 Antibody (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) General Information

Product name
Anti-IGFBP-6 Antibody
Validated applications
ELISA
Species reactivity
Reacts with: Mouse
Specificity
Mouse IGFBP-6
Immunogen
Recombinant Mouse IGFBP6 / IBP6 Protein (Catalog#50460-M08H)
Preparation
Produced in rabbits immunized with purified, recombinant Mouse IGFBP6 / IBP6 (rM IGFBP6 / IBP6; Catalog#50460-M08H; NP_032370.2; Met1-Gly238). Total IgG was purified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
Source
Polyclonal Rabbit IgG
Purification
Protein A
Formulation
0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS
Conjugate
Unconjugated
Form
Liquid
Shipping
This antibody is shipped as liquid solution at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
Storage
This antibody can be stored at 2℃-8℃ for one month without detectable loss of activity. Antibody products are stable for twelve months from date of receipt when stored at -20℃ to -80℃. Preservative-Free. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

Anti-IGFBP-6 Antibody (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) Validated Applications

Application Dilution
ELISA 1:1000-1:2000
Please Note: Optimal concentrations/dilutions should be determined by the end user.

Anti-IGFBP-6 Antibody: Alternative Names

Anti-IGFBP-6 Antibody

IGFBP-6 Background Information

Insulin-like growth factor binding protein 6 (IGFBP6) is a 24-kDa protein that binds insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and IGF-2 with high affinity and inhibits IGF action in vitro. The Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein also known as IGFBP serves as a carrier protein for Insulin-like growth factor 1. IGFBPs are clearly distinct but are sharing regions with strong homology. All members of the IGFBP family bind IGF-I and IGF-II with about equal affinity. Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) binding proteins (IGFBPs) have been shown to either inhibit or enhance the action of IGF, or act in an IGF-independent manner in the prostate. IGF-binding protein-4 (IGFBP-4) inhibits IGF-I action in vitro and is the most abundant IGFBP in the rodent arterial wall. IGFBP6 is directly downregulated by the beta-catenin/TCF complex in desmoid tumors, and imply a role for the IGF axis in the proliferation of desmoid tumors. There is mounting evidence that the structure of the IGFBP proteins plays a key role in the regulation of IGF bioavailability, by modulating its molecular size, capillary membrane permeability, target tissue specificity, cell membrane adherence and IGF affinity.
Full Name
insulin-like growth factor binding protein 6
References
  • Denys H, et al. (2004) Identification of IGFBP-6 as a significantly downregulated gene by beta-catenin in desmoid tumors. Oncogene. 23(3): 654-64.
  • Bach LA. Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-6: the "forgotten" binding protein? Horm Metab Res. 31(2-3): 226-34.
  • Bach LA. IGFBP-6 five years on; not so 'forgotten'? Growth Horm IGF Res. 15(3): 185-92.
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