Alpha-fetoprotein (タンパク質 | 抗体 | cDNA クローン | ELISA キット)

All Alpha-fetoprotein reagents are produced in house and quality controlled, including 10 Alpha-fetoprotein Antibody, 2 Alpha-fetoprotein ELISA, 28 Alpha-fetoprotein Gene, 2 Alpha-fetoprotein IP Kit, 2 Alpha-fetoprotein Lysate, 2 Alpha-fetoprotein Protein, 1 Alpha-fetoprotein qPCR. All Alpha-fetoprotein reagents are ready to use.

All Alpha-fetoprotein Reagents

Alpha-fetoprotein の背景知識

Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is classified as a member of the albuminoid gene superfamily consisting of albumin, AFP, vitamin D (Gc) protein, and alpha-albumin. AFP is a glycoprotein of 591 amino acids and a carbohydrate moiety. AFP is one of the several embryo-specific proteins and is a dominant serum protein as early in human embryonic life as one month, when albumin and transferrin are present in relatively small amounts. It is first synthesized in the human by the yolk sac and liver(1-2 months) and subsequently predominantly in the liver. A small amount of AFP is produced by the GI tract of the human conceptus. It has been proved that AFP may reappear in the serum in elevated amounts in adult life in association with normal restorative processes and with malignant growth. Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a specific marker for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), teratoblastomas, and neural tube defect (NTD).

Alpha-fetoprotein の参考文献

  • Mizejewski GJ. (2001) Alpha-fetoprotein Structure and Function: Relevance to Isoforms, Epitopes, and Conformational Variants. Exp Biol Med. 226(5): 377-408.
  • Tomasi TB, et al. (1977) Structure and Function of Alpha-Fetoprotein. Annual Review of Medicine. 28: 453-65.
  • Leguy MC, et al. (2011) Assessment of AFP in amniotic fluid: comparison of three automated techniques. Ann Biol Clin. 69(4): 441-6.