Rat/Mouse Surfactant Protein D ELISA Kit [PDF]
Surfactant protein -D (SP-D) is a glycoprotein belonging to the collectin subgroup of C type lectin produced mainly with an alveolus type II epithelium cell. It has been reported that SP-D plays an important role in natural immunity of living body defense and lipid metabolism as a physiology.
Moreover, human serum SP-D showed a high value in interstitial pneumonitis patients, and reported that it is useful as a marker for diagnoses of interstitial pneumonitis. Therefore, it is being widely used for serum examination of the respiratory field.