Protein Name & Synonyms:
Purity determined by:
Purified human alpha fetoprotein from human cord serum.
Molecular Weight (kDa):
Purified human alpha fetoprotein - liquid
Total protein concentration ~1.0 mg/ml
0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
This product is a 63 kDa protein which binds copper, nickel, fatty acids, bilirubin and serum albumin. It is expressed mostly during foetal development, existing only at very low levels in healthy adults. Alpha fetoprotein is therefore a useful marker for diseases such as hepatocellular carcinoma, testicular cancer, Downs syndrome and neural tube defects.
TRIS buffered saline.
Store at +4°C. DO NOT FREEZE.
This product should be stored undiluted. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use. This protein may be stored for12 months from date of dispatch.