Alternate Names for Rabbit anti-Human IgG Secondary Antibody [Alkaline Phosphatase]
immunoglobulin heavy constant gamma 1 (G1m marker)
IgG is a monomeric immunoglobulin, built of two heavy chains gamma and two light chains. Each molecule has two antigen binding sites. This is the most abundant immunoglobulin and is approximately equally distributed in blood and in tissue liquids, constituting 75% of serum immunoglobulins in humans. This is the only isotype that can pass through the human placenta, thereby providing protection to the fetus in its first weeks of life before its own immune system has developed. It can bind to many kinds of pathogens, for example viruses, bacteria, and fungi, and protects the body against them by complement activation (classic pathway), opsonization for phagocytosis and neutralisation of their toxins. There are 4 subclasses: IgG1 (66%), IgG2 (23%), IgG3 (7%) and IgG4 (4%).
This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Secondary Antibodies are guaranteed for 1 year from date of receipt.
Understanding the Importance of Human IgG Human IgG is a component of the immune system that protects the body from infection. It is the most abundantly found antibody isotype within the circulatory system of the human body. All antibody isotypes contain two heavy chains and two light chains... Read full blog post.