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RDI Divison of Fitzgerald Industries Intl  offers a wide line of  antibodies. Since no one antibody works best for all applications (neutralization, blotting, ELISA, etc), we offer many different types of antibodies to help solve this problem. Please inquire for other applications or types of antibodies not listed below.

MMP-16/MT3-MMP Antibodies

see also anti-MMP-1, MMP-2, MMP-3, MMP-7 , MMP-8, MMP-9 and MMP-13, MT1-MMP (MMP14) & MT2-MMP (MMP15)

Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are a family of enzymes that are responsible for the degradation of extracellular matrix components. Of the sixteen proteins reported to date, ten are normally found as soluble molecules. Several of the MMP proteins have been shown to be integral membrane proteins and have been named MT-MMP's for membrane bound MMP . The MT-MMP family is now known to contain at least three members, MT1-MMP, MT2-MMP and MT3-MMP also known as MMP14, MMP15 and MMP16 respectively. While each of these proteins contain a C-terminal transmembrane domain allowing localization to the cell surface they are independent in expression. These proteins are also unique from the other members of the MMP family in that they contain an 8 amino acid insert in the catalytic domain.

While it appears that MT1-MMP is responsible for cleaving   progelatinase A (MMP-2,72kda Type IV collagenase) to its   active form, Mt2-MMP and MT3-MMP can also play a role in the activation of proenzyme MMP-2.

DATA SHEET:  Mouse anti-human MT3-MMP(MMP-16) monoclonal (WB)

Catalog#: RDI-MMP16abm-10    or   RDI-MT3MMPabm

Price: $438.00/vial

Package Size: 100ug (lyophilized)with 100ug BSA.

Dilution: Tighten cap, tap vial to settle contents. Reconstitute with 1ml sterile PBS pH 7.4 or sterile 20mM Tris-saline (20mM Tris containing 0.15M NaCl) pH 7.4. Allow to set 2-3 hours at 4 DEG C, mix well. Addition of   0.1% sodium azide recommended or other   preservative if suitable for your system (do   not add azide if to be used in neutralization   type reactions)

Ig Isotype: mouse IgG1k

clone: Clone 117-10C6

Antigen: oligopeptide of EEVPYSELENGKRD (residues 168-181) on human MT3-MMP.

Reactivity: Binds to human MT3-MMP (60kDa)

Suitable for: western blotting (approx 10ug/ml)using enhanced cheiluminescence detection, positive control HT-1080 cells.

Ref: -J. Biol Chem 270:23013-23020

       -Cancer Res (1997) 57:2055-2060

       -Cancer Res (1997) 57:2055-2060

Storage: Store 4 DEG C or lower. Avoid frequent freeze thaw cycles. Antibody is stable for at least 6 months when stored frozen undiluted and up to 1 month at 4 DEG C when neat or diluted as per above recommendation. Recommend adding 0.1% azide if suitable for your assay system. Dilution buffers should contain 0.1-1% BSA.

It is the responsibility of the user to comply with all local/state and Federal rules in the use of this product. We are not responsible for any patent infringements that might result with the use of or derivation of this product.

RDI Divison of Fitzgerald Industries Intl

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Concord MA 01742-3049


phone (800) 370-2222

     or  (978) 371-6446 or (800) 370-2222

fax     (978) 371-2266

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