Rat Alpha-2 Macroglobulin (A2M)
Rat Alpha-2 Macroglobulin, Alpha-2 macroglobulin (A2M) is a large plasma protein found in the blood. A2M is produced by the liver, and is a major component of the alpha-2 band in protein electrophoresis. When High resolution images of rat acute-phase Alpha-2 macroglobulin were performed, studies showed that the comparison of the amino acid compositions of Alpha-2 macroglobulin from Rat and Alpha-2 macroglobulin from human indicated a high degree of homology between the two molecules. It was reported that the conformation of rat acute-phase Alpha-2 macroglobulin , both at the molecular and secondary structural levels, is strikingly similar to that of human Alpha-2 macroglobulin.