AFP protein (30C-CP1007)

Purified native Human AFP protein

Synonyms alpha-Fetoprotein antigen, alpha-Fetoprotein protein
Species Human
Protein Type Native
Applications ELISA


Source Human cord serum
Purity > 98% pure
Form & Buffer Supplied in 0.1M PBS, 0.2M NaCl, pH 7.4 with 0.1% NaN3.

Usage & Assay Information

Usage Recommendations Optimal conditions to be determined by end user

Storage & Safety

Storage Store at 4 deg C for short term storage. Aliquot and store at -20 deg C for long term storage. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
Biohazard Information This product contains sodium azide as preservative. Although the amount of sodium azide is very small appropriate care must be taken when handling this product.

General Information

Biological Significance Alpha-fetoprotein is a protein that in humans is encoded by the AFP gene. This gene encodes alpha-fetoprotein, a major plasma protein produced by the yolk sac and the liver during fetal life. The protein is thought to be the fetal counterpart of serum albumin, and the alpha-fetoprotein and albumin genes are present in tandem on chromosome 4. Alpha-fetoprotein is found in monomeric as well as dimeric and trimeric forms, and binds copper, nickel, fatty acids and bilirubin.

Add a Paper

Yu Chen, Susanna Su Jan Leong

High productivity refolding of an inclusion body protein using pulsed-fed size exclusion chromatography

Process Biochemistry

Volume: 45 Issue: 9 Page: 1570-1576 DOI: 10.1016/j.procbio.2010.06.010


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