• Product nameAnti-ABL2 antibody
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  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal to ABL2
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, ELISA, IHC-P, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat, Horse, Cow, Dog, Chimpanzee, Rhesus monkey
  • Immunogen

    Partial recombinant fragment corresponding to the internal amino acids 743-842 (KKTLGLRAGK PTASDDTSKP FPRSNSTSSM SSGLPEQDRM AMTLPRNCQR SKLQLERTVS TSSQPEENVD RANDMLPKKS EESAAPSRER PKAKLLPRGA) of human ABL2 (AAH65912) with a proprietary tag.

  • Positive control
    • K-562 cell lysate. Human cerebellum tissue and HeLa cells.


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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
WB Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Predicted molecular weight: 128 kDa.
ELISA Use at an assay dependent dilution.
IHC-P Use a concentration of 1.5 µg/ml. Antigen retrieval is not essential but may optimise staining.
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 10 µg/ml.


  • FunctionNon-receptor tyrosine-protein kinase that plays an ABL1-overlapping role in key processes linked to cell growth and survival such as cytoskeleton remodeling in response to extracellular stimuli, cell motility and adhesion and receptor endocytosis. Coordinates actin remodeling through tyrosine phosphorylation of proteins controlling cytoskeleton dynamics like MYH10 (involved in movement); CTTN (involved in signaling); or TUBA1 and TUBB (microtubule subunits). Binds directly F-actin and regulates actin cytoskeletal structure through its F-actin-bundling activity. Involved in the regulation of cell adhesion and motility through phosphorylation of key regulators of these processes such as CRK, CRKL, DOK1 or ARHGAP35. Adhesion-dependent phosphorylation of ARHGAP35 promotes its association with RASA1, resulting in recruitment of ARHGAP35 to the cell periphery where it inhibits RHO. Phosphorylates multiple receptor tyrosine kinases like PDGFRB and other substrates which are involved in endocytosis regulation such as RIN1. In brain, may regulate neurotransmission by phosphorylating proteins at the synapse. ABL2 acts also as a regulator of multiple pathological signaling cascades during infection. Pathogens can highjack ABL2 kinase signaling to reorganize the host actin cytoskeleton for multiple purposes, like facilitating intracellular movement and host cell exit. Finally, functions as its own regulator through autocatalytic activity as well as through phosphorylation of its inhibitor, ABI1.
  • Tissue specificityWidely expressed.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the protein kinase superfamily. Tyr protein kinase family. ABL subfamily.
    Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
    Contains 1 SH2 domain.
    Contains 1 SH3 domain.
  • DomainContains two distinct classes of F-actin-binding domains. Although both can bind F-actin, the 2 are required to bundle actin filaments.
  • Post-translational
    Phosphorylated at Tyr-261 by ABL1 in response to oxidative stress. Phosphorylated by PDGFRB.
    Polyubiquitinated. Polyubiquitination of ABL2 leads to degradation.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm, cytoskeleton.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • Abelson murine leukemia viral oncogene homolog 2 antibody
    • Abelson related gene protein antibody
    • Abelson tyrosine-protein kinase 2 antibody
    • Abelson-related gene protein antibody
    • ABL2 antibody
    • ABL2_HUMAN antibody
    • ABLL antibody
    • ARG antibody
    • Tyrosine kinase ARG antibody
    • Tyrosine protein kinase ABL2 antibody
    • Tyrosine-protein kinase ARG antibody
    • v abl Abelson murine leukemia viral oncogene homolog 2 antibody
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Anti-ABL2 antibody images

  • Anti-ABL2 antibody (ab87987) at 1 µg/ml + immunogen at 0.1 µg

    Goat Anti-Mouse IgG (H&L)-HRP Conjugate at 1/5000 dilution
    developed using the ECL technique

    Predicted band size : 128 kDa
    Observed band size : 37 kDa (why is the actual band size different from the predicted?)
  • Anti-ABL2 antibody (ab87987) at 1 µg/ml + K562 cell lysate at 25 µg

    Goat Anti-Mouse IgG (H&L)-HRP Conjugate at 1/2500 dilution
    developed using the ECL technique

    Predicted band size : 128 kDa
    Observed band size : 128 kDa
  • ab87987, at 1.5 µg/ml, detecting ABL2 in formalin fixed, paraffin embedded sections of human cerebellum tissue by immunohistochemistry.
  • ab87987, at 10 µg/ml, detecting ABL2 in HeLa cells by immunofluorescence.
  • ab87987, detecting ABL2 by sandwich ELISA. The detection limit is approximately 0.1 ng/ml when using ab87987 as a capture antibody.

References for Anti-ABL2 antibody (ab87987)

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