Anti-GPNMB Antibody (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) General Information
Reacts with: Human
Recombinant Human GPNMB / Osteoactivin protein (Catalog#11305-H08H)
Produced in rabbits immunized with purified, recombinant Human GPNMB / Osteoactivin (rh GPNMB / Osteoactivin; Catalog#11305-H08H; Q14956-2; Met 1-Pro 474). GPNMB / Osteoactivin specific IgG was purified by Human GPNMB / Osteoactivin affinity chromatography.
Polyclonal Rabbit IgG
Protein A & Antigen Affinity
0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS
This antibody is shipped as liquid solution at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
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. Sodium azide is recommended to avoid contamination (final concentration 0.05%-0.1%). It is toxic to cells and should be disposed of properly. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Anti-GPNMB Antibody (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) Validated Applications
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Anti-GPNMB Antibody Alternative Names
Anti-HGFIN Antibody;Anti-NMB Antibody;Anti-Osteoactivin Antibody
GPNMB Background Information
GPNMB belongs to the PMEL / NMB family, also known as Osteoactivin and Hematopoietic growth factor-inducible neurokinin 1 ( HGFIN ), is a transmembrane glycoprotein that is expressed in numerous cells, including osteoclasts, macrophages, dendritic cells, and tumor cells. It is suggested to influence osteoblast maturation, cell adhesion and migration. GPNMB protein acts as a downstream mediator of BMP-2 effects on osteoblast differentiation and function. GPNMB participates in bone mineralization, and functions as a negative regulator of inflammation in macrophages. Osteoactivin is expressed at high levels in normal and inflammatory liver macrophages suggesting a significant role in acute liver injury. The early-phase upregulation of Osteoactivin expression in the tubular epithelium in response to renal injury might play a role in triggering renal interstitial fibrosis via activation of matrix metalloproteinase expression and collagen remodeling in rats. Osteoactivin as a protein that is expressed in aggressive human breast cancers and is capable of promoting breast cancer metastasis to bone.
glycoprotein (transmembrane) nmb
Pahl MV. et al., 2010, Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 5(1): 56-61. Abdelmagid SM. et al., 2008, Exp Cell Res. 314(13): 2334-51. Haralanova-Ilieva B. et al., 2005, J Hepatol. 242(4): 565-72. Abdelmagid SM. et al., 2007, J Cell Physiol. 210(1): 26-37. Furochi H. et al., 2007, J Med Invest. 54(3-4): 248-54.