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SKU:PA1314
Pack Size:100μg/vial
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Clonality:Polyclonal
Application:WB
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Product Name Anti-Decorin Antibody
SKU/Catalog Number PA1314
Description Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Decorin(DCN) detection. Tested with WB in Human;Mouse;Rat.
Cite This Product Anti-Decorin Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1314)
Replacement Item This antibody may replace the following items: sc-22613|sc-22753|sc-33788|sc-73896 from Santa Cruz Biotechnology.
Host Rabbit
Isotype N/A
Validated Species Human, Mouse, Rat
Predicted Species Hamster

*This antibody is predicted to react with the above species based on antigen sequence similarities. Our Boster Guarantee covers the use of this product with the above species.

Application WB

*Our Boster Guarantee covers the use of this product in the above tested applications.

**For positive and negative control design, consult "Tissue specificity" under Protein Target Info.

Recommended Detection Systems Boster recommends Enhanced Chemiluminescent Kit with anti-Rabbit IgG (EK1002) for Western blot.
*Blocking peptide can be purchased at $50. Contact us for more information
**Boster also offers various secondary antibodies for Immunoflourescecne and IHC. Take advantage of the buy 1 primary antibody get 1 secondary antibody for free promotion for the entire year 2017!
Immunogen A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminus of human Decorin(343-359aa TFRCVYVRSAIQLGNYK), identical to the related mouse sequence, and different from the related rat sequence by three amino acids.
Cross Reactivity No cross reactivity with other proteins
Pack Size 100μg/vial

Properties

Clonality Polyclonal
Form Lyophilized
Contents Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.
*carrier free antibody available upon request.
Concentration Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.
Storage At -20˚C for one year. After reconstitution, at 4˚C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20˚C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.
Purification Immunogen affinity purified.
Isotype N/A

Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)

You can check the tissue specificity below for information on selecting positive and negative control.

Gene Name DCN
Protein Name Decorin
Molecular Weight 39747 MW
Protein Function May affect the rate of fibrils formation.
Sequence Similarities Belongs to the small leucine-rich proteoglycan (SLRP) family. SLRP class I subfamily.
Subcellular Localization Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix.
Uniprot ID P07585
Alternative Names Decorin;Bone proteoglycan II;PG-S2;PG40;DCN;SLRR1B;
Research Areas |signal transduction|cytoskeleton / ecm|extracellular matrix|ecm proteins|collagen| signal transduction|growth factors/hormones|tgf|structures|bone|other ecm proteins| kits/ lysates/ other|elisa kits|growth factors and hormones elisa kits|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.

Background for Decorin

Decorin is a proteoglycan on average 90-140 kilodaltons(kD) in size. The human decorin gene spans more than 38 kb and contains 8 exons and very large introns, 2 of which are 5.4 and more than 13.2 kb. And the human decorin gene is mapped to 12q21.3. It belongs to the small leucine-rich proteoglycan(SLRP) family and consists of a protein core containing leucine repeats with a glycosaminoglycan(GAG) chain consisting of either chondroitin sulfate(CS) or dermatan sulfate(DS). Decorin is a small cellular or pericellular matrix proteoglycan and is closely related in structure to biglycan protein. Decorin and biglycan are though to be the result of a gene duplication. This protein is a component of connective tissue, binds to type I collagen fibrils, and plays a role in matrix assembly. And it also may play a role in epithelial/mesenchymal interactions during organ development and shaping. Decorin has been shown to have anti-tumorigenic properties in an experimental murine tumor model and is capable of suppressing the growth of various tumor cell lines. There are multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants known for the decorin gene. Mutations in the decorin gene are associated with congenital stromal corneal dystrophy.

Anti-Decorin Antibody Images

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Anti-Decorin Antibody
Anti-Decorin antibody, PA1314, Western blotting
Lane 1: Rat Liver Tissue Lysate
Lane 2: Rat Kidney Tissue Lysate
Lane 3: SMMC Cell Lysate
Anti-Decorin Antibody
Anti-Decorin antibody, PA1314, Western blotting
Lane 1: Rat Liver Tissue Lysate
Lane 2: Rat Lung Tissue Lysate
Lane 3: Rat Spleen Tissue Lysate
Lane 4: SMMC Cell Lysate
Lane 5: SMMC Cell Lysate
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FAQs

Q: Do you offer BSA-free antibodies? Keyword: Bovine serum albumin, carrier protein, conjugation
A: Yes, please contact us at support@bosterbio.com for more information about BSA-free antibodies and availability. The new BSA-free formula uses trehalose as a replacement to BSA. We have tested many alternative chemicals and found that trehalose protects the antibodies the best.
Q: Is your western blot protocol provided from the website applicable for all your antibodies? Keyword: applications, WB
A: The protocol is applicable for all our antibodies in WB, the NC Membrane(0.45μm or 0.22μm) and transfer time(70 mins or 50 mins) depends on the protein molecular weight, details can be found in included protocol.
Q: Can I conjugate markers to this antibody? Can I link custom conjugates to this antibody? Keyword: conjugation
A: The antibody is stored with BSA and cannot be conjugated with markers. Carrier free antibodies are available upon request. Please contact support@bosterbio.com
Q: What should I use for negative control?
A: Please contact us for negative control suggestions. You can also check expression databases such as genecards, uniprot etc. Due to logistic reasons, we do not sell serum or lysates that we use internally for positive or negative control.
Q: Where can I find troubleshooting information? What should I do if I have unexpected bands, high background, no signal, weak signal
A: You can find Boster's troubleshoot guides under tech support tab. Please contact us for further assistance on troubleshooting your experiment.
Q: What is the immunogen sequence of this antibody? Is this antibody polyclonal or monoclonal?
A: You can find the immunogen sequence under "Immunogen" and clonality in the product name.
Q: What is the expected band size? Why is it different than the observed band size?
A: The expected band size is predicted on the size of the protein. The actual band size may be affected by a few other factors including but not limited to:
1. Post-translational modification:phosphorylation, methylation, glycosylation etc. These modifications prevent SDS molecules from binding to the target protein and thus make the band size appear larger than expected
2. Post-translational cleavage: this can cause smaller bands and or multiple bands

3. Alternative splicing: the same gene can have alternative splicing patterns generating different size proteins, all with reactivities to the antibody.

4. Amino Acid R chain charge: SDS binds to positive charges. The different size and charge of the Amino Acid side chains can affect the amount of SDS binding and thus affect the observed band size.
5. Multimers: Multimers are usually broken up in reducing conditions. However if the interactions between the multimers are strong, the band may appear higher.,
Q: What is the suggested dilution ratio for Western Blot (WB), Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and or ELISA standards? What is the optimal pH for the sample?
A: Check the datasheet for the product for details on dilution ratios for different experiments. You can find the datasheet button on the right side of the product page.
Q: What is the protocol you used for your Western blotting (WB) and Immunohistochemistry (IHC)?
A: Check our protocols under the tech support tab.