PAEP (Progesterone-associated endometrial protein, glycodelin, PEG, PP14) is a glycoprotein belonging to lipocalin structural superfamily. It shares a sequence homology to beta-lactoglobulins containing a retinol-binding motif and it is mainly produced by secretory and decidualized endometrium in women and by seminal vesicle epithelium in men (1). PAEP function is not clearly understood. However, glycosylated version of PAEP (GdA) has been associated to contraceptive and immunosuppressive activities during reproduction. PAEP is the main protein produced by secretory endometrium during mid-luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and during the first semester of pregnancy. Therefore, PAEP has been linked as an ideal biomarker of endometrial activity and function for in vitro fertilization treated women (2).
Suitable for use in Western Blot and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.
Western Blot: 1:250-1:500
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4 degrees C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20 degrees C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Manufactured incorporating RabMAb(R) technology under Epitomics US patents, No 5,675,063 and 7,429,487, owned by Abcam.