Anti-Biotin Antibody (No. T4-116)
Lead Researcher: Fortune Kohen
Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs
May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.
§ 116, 142 – Monoclonal antibody to Biotin
Description: Monoclonal antibodies raised against biotinylated BSA.
Available clones: F1, F4.
Biotin, also known as vitamin H or coenzyme R, is a water-soluble B-vitamin (vitamin B7). Functions as coenzyme for carboxylase enzymes, involved in the synthesis of fatty acids, isoleucine, and valine, and in gluconeogenesis.
Reference: Bag?i H1, Kohen F, Kus?uoglu U, Bayer EA, Wilchek M. 1993. Monoclonal anti-biotin antibodies simulate avidin in the recognition of biotin. FEBS Lett. 322(1):47-50.