Technoclone Anti-Vitronectin Polyclonal Antibody

Reacts with free vitronectin and complexes with PAI-1, no reaction with other plasma proteins. Can be used as an antibody in an ELISA for the determination of Vitronectin.

Immunizing antigen

Purified Human Vitronectin

Immunized species



The antibody is purified from rabbit serum by ammonium sulphate precipitation followed by DEAE ion-exchange chromatography and purity is tested by SDS-PAGE.

Characteristics of the antibody

Reacts with free Vitronectin and complexed with PAI-1; no reaction with other plasma proteins.

Handling and storage The antibody is lyophilized from a 1 mg/ml solution in isotonic phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.4, containing 0.02% sodium azide and 20 mg/ml mannitol. It is supplied in vials of 1mg and should be reconstituted with 1 ml distilled water.

For extensive dilutions a protein containing solution should be used (e.g. 1% bovine serum albumin in PBS).

Lyophilized antibody should be stored at 4°C. Reconstituted antibody should be aliquoted and stored at -20°C or lower. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.