|Other Names||Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein 2, AGP 2, Orosomucoid-2, OMD 2, ORM2, AGP2|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP8728b was selected from the C-term region of human ORM2. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Functions as transport protein in the blood stream. Binds various hydrophobic ligands in the interior of its beta-barrel domain. Also binds synthetic drugs and influences their distribution and availability. Appears to function in modulating the activity of the immune system during the acute-phase reaction.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed by the liver and secreted in plasma.|
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ORM2 is a key acute phase plasma protein. Because of its increase due to acute inflammation, this protein is classified as an acute-phase reactant. The specific function of this protein has not yet been determined; however, it may be involved in aspects of immunosuppression.
Merritt,C.M. et.al., Gene 66 (1), 97-106 (1988)Dente,L., et.al., EMBO J. 6 (8), 2289-2296 (1987)
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