NAG-1 Antibody Biotin Conjugated
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NAG-1 Antibody Biotin Conjugated

Rabbit Polyclonal

600-406-B10
100 µg
WB
Human
Rabbit
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Description

Background

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) activated gene (NAG-1) is a member of the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) superfamily. NAG-1 is also known as Macrophage Inhibitory Cytokine-1 (MIC-1), Growth Differentiation Factor 15 (GDF15), Placental Bone Morphogenetic Protein (PLAB), or Prostate Derived Factor (PDF). NAG-1 is expressed in human placenta, prostate and colon. It possesses antitumorigenic and proapoptotic activities. NAG-1 expression is dramatically increased in inflammation, injury and malignancy. Increase of NAG-1 expression is a feature of many cancers including breast, colon, pancreas and prostate. In a number of studies, NAG-1 expression was increased by a number of NSAIDs. This increase in expression may correlate with the chemopreventive effect NSAIDs seem to have with certain cancers. NAG-1 expression is also induced by PPAR gamma ligands and by several dietary compounds such as conjugated linoleic acids (CLAs), naturally occurring fatty acids in ruminant food products, indoles, epicatechin gallate, and genistein. Induced expression of NAG-1 results in stimulation of apoptosis and inhibition of cell growth. Inhibition of NAG-1 induced expression by small interference RNA (siRNA) results in repression of induced apoptosis. NAG-1 expression is regulated by a numbers of transcription factors such as ERG-1 and Sp1. EGR-1 may be necessary for NSAID-induced NAG-1 expression. The study of expression of NAG-1 proteins, including variants, is important to define their potential role as serum biomarkers for cancer diagnosis, treatment monitoring, epidemiology study, and nutrition surveys.

Application Note

NAG-1 affinity purified Biotin conjugated antibody has been tested by western blot of human NAG-1 protein and is suitable for ELISA.  For detection of NAG-1 in human serum, a sandwich ELISA is suggested using this antibody in combination with anti-NAG-1/GDF15 C-terminal specific antibodies.  This antibody is useful in dual antibody immunometric assays (EIA). Specific conditions for reactivity should be optimized by the end user.  Expect bands in western blots of approximately 14 kDa in size corresponding to NAG-1 monomer using the appropriate cell lysate or extract.

Purity/Specificity

This product was affinity purified from monospecific antiserum by immunoaffinity chromatography.  This antibody specifically reacts with the amino terminal end of human NAG-1 protein from human tissues.  A BLAST analysis was used to suggest partial reactivity with NAG-1 from chimpanzee and macaque based on a 92% homology.  Multimeric forms of NAG-1 may be detected.  Cross-reactivity with NAG-1 from other sources has not been determined.

Anti-NAG-1 (N-terminal specific) (RABBIT) Antibody Biotin Conjugated - 600-406-B10
rabbit anti-NAG1 antibody biotin conjugation, biotin conjugated rabbit anti-NAG1 antibody, NAG 1, NAG-1, GDF15, MIC1, MIC-1, GDF-15, PLAB, PTGFB, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-activated gene, NSAID-activated gene 1 protein, growth differentiation factor 15, macrophage inhibitory compound 1, Placental bone morphogenetic protein, Prostate differentiation factor
GDF15
WB
Human
Rabbit
Biotin
Polyclonal
IgG
Peptide
This affinity purified antibody was prepared by repeated immunizations with a synthetic peptide corresponding to a region near the amino terminal end of human NAG-1 protein.  A residue of cysteine was added to facilitate coupling to KLH.
Lyophilized
1.0 mg/mL
0.02 M Potassium Phosphate, 0.15 M Sodium Chloride, pH 7.2
0.01% (w/v) Sodium Azide
10 mg/mL Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) - Immunoglobulin and Protease free
100 µL
Restore with deionized water (or equivalent)
Ambient
Store vial at 4° C prior to restoration.   For extended storage aliquot contents and freeze at -20° C or below.  Avoid cycles of freezing and thawing.  Centrifuge product if not completely clear after standing at room temperature.  This product is stable for several weeks at 4° C as an undiluted liquid.  Dilute only prior to immediate use. 
Expiration date is one (1) year from date of opening.

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