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Epcr / PROCR Antibody, Rabbit PAb

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PROCRAntibody Product Information
Immunogen:Recombinant Mouse Epcr / PROCR protein (Catalog#50874-M08H)
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Ig Type:Rabbit IgG
Concentration:
Formulation:0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with 5% trehalose
Preparation:Produced in rabbits immunized with purified, recombinant Mouse Epcr / PROCR (rM Epcr / PROCR; Catalog#50874-M08H; Q64695; Met 1-Ser 214). Total IgG was purified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
PROCRAntibody Usage Guide
Specificity:Mouse Epcr / PROCR
Application:ELISA

ELISA: 0.5-1 μg/mL

This antibody can be used at 0.5-1 μg/mL with the appropriate secondary reagents to detect Mouse PROCR. The detection limit for Mouse PROCR is approximately 0.00975 ng/well.

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 -70℃. 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.
Background

Endothelial protein C receptor (EPCR), also known as activated protein C receptor (APC receptor) or PROCR, is a receptor for Protein C. Protein C plays an important role in many metabolism processes in humans and other animals after activated by binding to Endothelial protein C receptor (EPCR). Because of the EPCR is found primarily on endothelial cells (cells on the inside of blood vessels), activated protein C is found maily near endothelial cells. Protein C is pleiotropic, with two main functions: anticoagulation and cytoprotection. Which function will be performed depend on whether or not protein C remains bind to EPCR after activated. The anticoagulation occurs when it does not. In this case, protein C functions as an anticoagulant by irreversibly proteolytically inactivating Factor Va and Factor VIIIa, turning them into Factor Vi and Factor VIIIi respectively. When still bound to EPCR, activated protein C performs its cytoprotective effects, acting on the effector substrate PAR-1, protease-activated receptor-1. To a degree, APC's anticoagulant properties are independent of its cytoprotective ones, in that expression of one pathway is not affected by the existence of the other. 

References
  • Nicolaes GA, et al. (2003). Congenital and acquired activated protein C resistance. Semin Vasc Med. 3 (1): 33-46.
  • Esmon CT. ( 2003). The protein C pathway. Chest 124 (3): 26-32.
  • Mosnier LO, et al. (2007)The cytoprotective protein C pathway. Blood. 109: 3161-72.
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