• Product nameAnti-MRP2 antibody [M2 III-6]
    See all MRP2 primary antibodies
  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [M2 III-6] to MRP2
  • SpecificityThis antibody detects MRP 2. It does not cross-react with human MDR 1, MRP 1, MRP 3 or MRP 5 gene products.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: Flow Cyt, IP, ICC, IHC-P, IHC-Fr, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Dog
  • Immunogen

    Bacterial fusion protein of human MRP 2 containing the carboxy-terminal region (residues 1339-1541).

  • EpitopeThis antibody reacts with an internal epitope of MRP 2.
  • General notes

    We received mixed feedback about rat species so we are removing this from tested species list for now. The immunogen is 84% homologous to human protein so theoretically it should cross react however considering the latest customer feedback we no longer guarantee this species.



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab3373 in the following tested applications.

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

Application Abreviews Notes
Flow Cyt Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 18929567

ab170191 - Mouse monoclonal IgG2a, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.

IP Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 16687572
ICC 1/20 - 1/50.

Acetone fixed cytospin preparations.

IHC-P 1/200. See Abreview. Abreview indicates that several methods of antigen retreival are suitable for this antibody, but heat mediated Ag retrieval in citrate buffer gave optimal results.
IHC-Fr 1/20.

Acetone fixation of frozen sample is recommended.

WB 1/20 - 1/50. Predicted molecular weight: 174 kDa.

See Scheffer GL et al. 2000.

The samples MUST NOT be boiled before running the gel as multi-pass transmembrane proteins, like MRP2, aggregate severely at high temperatures, which increases as a direct function of temperature. We recommend heating the samples at 60-70C for 15-20 minutes or at 36C for 20 minutes as mentioned in PLoS Pathog 9:e1003244 (2013).
The protein is glycosylated at amino acid 7, 12 and 1011 so higher band size is expected.


  • FunctionMediates hepatobiliary excretion of numerous organic anions. May function as a cellular cisplatin transporter.
  • Tissue specificityFound on the apical membrane of polarized cells in liver, kidney and intestine. The highest expression is found in liver.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in ABCC2 are the cause of Dubin-Johnson syndrome (DJS) [MIM:237500]. DJS is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by conjugated hyperbilirubinemia, an increase in the urinary excretion of coproporphyrin isomer I, deposition of melanin-like pigment in hepatocytes, and prolonged retention of sulfobromophthalein, but otherwise normal liver function.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the ABC transporter superfamily. ABCC family. Conjugate transporter (TC 3.A.1.208) subfamily.
    Contains 2 ABC transmembrane type-1 domains.
    Contains 2 ABC transporter domains.
  • Cellular localizationMembrane.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • ABC30 antibody
    • abcC2 antibody
    • ATP binding cassette sub family C (CFTR/MRP) member 2 antibody
    • ATP binding cassette subfamily C member 2 antibody
    • ATP-binding cassette sub-family C member 2 antibody
    • Canalicular multidrug resistance protein antibody
    • Canalicular multispecific organic anion transporter 1 antibody
    • CMOAT antibody
    • CMOAT1 antibody
    • cMRP antibody
    • DJS antibody
    • KIAA1010 antibody
    • MRP 2 antibody
    • MRP2_HUMAN antibody
    • Multidrug resistance associated protein 2 antibody
    • Multidrug resistance-associated protein 2 antibody
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Anti-MRP2 antibody [M2 III-6] images

  • Immunohistochemical analysis of Human liver tissue, staining MRP2 with ab3373 at 1/50 dilution.

References for Anti-MRP2 antibody [M2 III-6] (ab3373)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Bell CC  et al. Characterization of primary human hepatocyte spheroids as a model system for drug-induced liver injury, liver function and disease. Sci Rep 6:25187 (2016). IHC-Fr ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 27143246) »
  • Kwon MH  et al. Effects of poloxamer 407-induced hyperlipidemia on hepatic multidrug resistance protein 2 (Mrp2/Abcc2) and the pharmacokinetics of mycophenolic acid in rats. Biopharm Drug Dispos 37:352-65 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 27241939) »

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Abcam has not validated the combination of species/application used in this Abreview.
Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Rat Cell (Rat hepatocytes)
Permeabilization Yes - 0.2% Triton X-100
Specification Rat hepatocytes
Blocking step Serum as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: 22°C
Fixative Formaldehyde

Dr. Armen Petrosyan

Verified customer

Submitted Nov 17 2016

Application Western blot
Sample Human Cell lysate - whole cell (WIF-B cells, the hepatoma-derived hybrid cell line)
Gel Running Conditions Reduced Denaturing (6% SDS-PAGE)
Loading amount 30 µg
Specification WIF-B cells, the hepatoma-derived hybrid cell line
Blocking step Milk as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 22°C

Abcam user community

Verified customer

Submitted Nov 09 2016

Abcam guarantees this product to work in the species/application used in this Abreview.
Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Human Cell (HepG2 cells)
Permeabilization Yes - 0.2% Triton X-100
Specification HepG2 cells
Blocking step Serum as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: 22°C
Fixative Formaldehyde

Dr. Armen Petrosyan

Verified customer

Submitted Oct 14 2016

I can confirm that anti MRP2 antibody ab3373 does not cross react with other MRPs.

Thank you for your reply and for kindly providing the requested details.

I look forward to hearing from you with the results of the next experiment. i can recommend it would be beneficial to consider a reducing gel. This will ensure the prot...

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The immunogens used to raise the antibodies ab3373 and ab110740 against MRP2 both share higher than 85% homology with the canine protein. The ab3373 immunogen shares 88% homology and t...

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