1. Capture Antibody 1 mg/mL of mouse anti-Human COMP monoclonal antibody (in PBS, pH 7.4). Dilute to a working concentration of 2 μg/mL in PBS before coating. (Catalog: # 10173-MM02) 2. Detection Antibody 0.2 mg/mL of mouse anti-Human COMP monoclonal antibody conjugated to horseradish-peroxidase (HRP) (in PBS, 50 % HRP-Protector, pH 7.4, store at 4℃). Dilute to working concentration of 0.4 μg/mL in Dilution Buffer before use. (Catalog: # 10173-MM02) 3. Standard Each vial contains 80 ng of recombinant Human COMP. Reconstitute with 1 mL Dilution Buffer. After reconstitution, store at -20℃ to -80℃ in a manual defrost freezer. A seven-point standard curve using 2-fold serial dilutions in Dilution Buffer, and a high standard of 2500 pg/mL is recommended.
This COMP Matched ELISA Antibody Pair Set,Human is a solid phase sandwich ELISA for quantitative determination of Human COMP . It contains Human COMP capture antibody, Human COMP detector antibody
and a highly purified
recombinant Human COMP protein. This Pair Set is at affordable price for researchers.
This Matched ELISA Antibody Pair Set is shipped at ambient temperature.
Capture Antibody: Aliquot and store at -20℃ to -80℃ for up to 6 months from date of receipt. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles. Detection Antibody: Store at 4℃ and protect it from prolonged exposure to light for up to 6 months from date of receipt. DO NOT FREEZE! Standard: Store lyophilized standard at -20℃ to -80℃ for up to 6 months from date of receipt. Aliquot and store the reconstituted Standard at -80℃ for up to 1 month. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein (COMP), also referred to as Thrombospondin-5, is a non-collagenous extracellular matrix (ECM) protein and belongs to the subgroup B of the thrombospondin protein family. This protein is expressed primarily in cartilage, ligament, and tendon, and binds to other ECM proteins such as collagen I, II and IX with high affinities depending on the divalent cations Zn2+ or Ni2+. COMP is a secreted glycoprotein that is important for growth plate organization and function. It is suggested to play a role in cell growth and development, and recent studies have revealed the possible mechanism that it protects cells against death by elevating members of the IAP (inhibitor of apoptosis protein) family of survival proteins. Mutations in COMP cause two skeletal dysplasias, pseudoachondroplasia (PSACH) and multiple epiphyseal dysplasia (EDM1), and up-regulated expression of COMP are observed in rheumatoid arthritis and certain carcinomas.
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Posey KL, et al. (2004) Role of TSP-5/COMP in pseudoachondroplasia. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 36(6): 1005-12.
Chen FH, et al. (2005) Interaction of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein/thrombospondin 5 with aggrecan. J Biol Chem. 282(34): 24591-8.
Posey KL, et al. (2008) The role of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) in skeletal disease. Curr Drug Targets. 9(10): 869-77.
Tan K, et al. (2009) The crystal structure of the signature domain of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein: implications for collagen, glycosaminoglycan and integrin binding. FASEB J. 23(8): 2490-501.