BackgroundAlpha-1-acid glycoprotein 2 is a secreted protein that belongs to the calycin superfamily, lipocalin family.It is expressed by the liver and secreted in plasma. It appears to function in modulating the activity of the immune system during the acute-phase reaction. It functions as transport protein in the blood stream. It binds various hydrophobic ligands in the interior of its beta-barrel domain. It also binds synthetic drugs and influences their distribution and availability.
FormulationLyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution of 20mM Tris, 150mM NaCl, pH 8.0.
ALTnamesOrosomucoid-2, OMD 2, ORM2, AGP2