Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA)

Crystallins are separated into two classes: taxon-specific, or enzyme, and ubiquitous. The latter class constitutes the major proteins of vertebrate eye lens and maintains the transparency and refractive index of the lens. Since lens central fiber cells lose their nuclei during development, these crystallins are made and then retained throughout life, making them extremely stable proteins. Mammalian lens crystallins are divided into alpha, beta, and gamma families; beta and gamma crystallins are also considered as a superfamily. Alpha and beta families are further divided into acidic and basic groups. Seven protein regions exist in crystallins: four homologous motifs, a connecting peptide, and N- and C-terminal extensions. Alpha crystallins are composed of two gene products: alpha-A and alpha-B, for acidic and basic, respectively.

Organism species: Homo sapiens (Human)

CATALOG NO. PRODUCT NAME APPLICATIONS
Proteins RPC408Hu01 Recombinant Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) Positive Control; Immunogen; SDS-PAGE; WB.
Antibodies n/a Monoclonal Antibody to Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) Monoclonal Antibody Customized Service Offer
n/a Polyclonal Antibody to Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) Polyclonal Antibody Customized Service Offer
Assay Kits n/a CLIA Kit for Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) CLIA Kit Customized Service Offer
n/a ELISA Kit for Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) ELISA Kit Customized Service Offer

Organism species: Mus musculus (Mouse)

CATALOG NO. PRODUCT NAME APPLICATIONS
Proteins n/a Recombinant Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) Recombinant Protein Customized Service Offer
Antibodies n/a Monoclonal Antibody to Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) Monoclonal Antibody Customized Service Offer
n/a Polyclonal Antibody to Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) Polyclonal Antibody Customized Service Offer
Assay Kits n/a CLIA Kit for Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) CLIA Kit Customized Service Offer
n/a ELISA Kit for Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) ELISA Kit Customized Service Offer

Organism species: Rattus norvegicus (Rat)

CATALOG NO. PRODUCT NAME APPLICATIONS
Proteins n/a Recombinant Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) Recombinant Protein Customized Service Offer
Antibodies n/a Monoclonal Antibody to Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) Monoclonal Antibody Customized Service Offer
n/a Polyclonal Antibody to Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) Polyclonal Antibody Customized Service Offer
Assay Kits n/a CLIA Kit for Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) CLIA Kit Customized Service Offer
n/a ELISA Kit for Crystallin Alpha A (CRYaA) ELISA Kit Customized Service Offer
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