• Product nameAnti-TREM2 antibody
    See all TREM2 primary antibodies
  • Description
    Goat polyclonal to TREM2
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ICC/IF, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse
    Predicted to work with: Rat
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide:


    , corresponding to internal sequence amino acids 154-165 of Mouse TREM2 (NP_112544.1).

  • Positive control
    • Mouse liver lysate IF/ICC: RAW 246.7 cell line.


  • FormLiquid
  • Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.
  • Storage bufferPreservative: 0.02% Sodium Azide
    Constituents: 0.5% BSA, Tris buffered saline, pH 7.3
  • Concentration information loading...
  • PurityImmunogen affinity purified
  • Purification notesab95470 is purified from goat serum by ammonium sulphate precipitation followed by antigen affinity chromatography using the immunizing peptide.
  • ClonalityPolyclonal
  • IsotypeIgG
  • Research areas


Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab95470 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
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.
WB Use a concentration of 0.3 - 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 28 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 25 kDa).


  • FunctionMay have a role in chronic inflammations and may stimulate production of constitutive rather than inflammatory chemokines and cytokines. Forms a receptor signaling complex with TYROBP and triggers activation of the immune responses in macrophages and dendritic cells.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed on macrophages and dendritic cells but not on granulocytes or monocytes. In the CNS strongest expression seen in the basal ganglia, corpus callosum, medulla oblongata and spinal cord.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in TREM2 are a cause of polycystic lipomembranous osteodysplasia with sclerosing leukoencephalopathy (PLOSL) [MIM:221770]; also known as presenile dementia with bone cysts or Nasu-Hakola disease (NHD). PLOSL is a recessively inherited disease characterized by a combination of psychotic symptoms rapidly progressing to presenile dementia and bone cysts restricted to wrists and ankles. PLOSL has a global distribution, although most of the patients have been diagnosed in Finland and Japan, with an estimated population prevalence of 2x10(-6) in the Finns.
  • Sequence similaritiesContains 1 Ig-like V-type (immunoglobulin-like) domain.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted and Cell membrane.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • TREM 2 antibody
    • TREM-2 antibody
    • TREM2 antibody
    • TREM2_HUMAN antibody
    • TREM2a antibody
    • TREM2b antibody
    • TREM2c antibody
    • Trggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 antibody
    • Trggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2a antibody
    • Triggering receptor expressed on monocytes 2 antibody
    • Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 antibody
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Anti-TREM2 antibody images

  • Immunocytochemical immunoflurescence analysis of PFA-fixed human neuroblastoma cell line, labelling TREM2 using ab95470 at a dilution of 1/200 incubated for 2 hours and 24°C in 0.1M PBST with 10% donkey serum. Permeablisation was accomplished using 0.1M PBS with 1% Triton X. Blocking was done with 10% donkey serum in PBST and incubated for 30 minutes at 24°C. The secondary used was a polyclonal donkey anti-goat Alexa Fluor® 568 conjugate.

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  • ab95470 stained RAW 246.7 cells. The cells were 100% methanol fixed for 5 minutes at-20°C and then incubated in 1%BSA / 0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1hour at room temperature to permeabilise the cells and block non-specific protein-protein interactions. The cells were then incubated with the antibody (ab95470 at 5µg/ml) overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (pseudo-colored green) was Donkey Anti-Goat IgG H&L (Alexa Fluor® 488) preadsorbed (ab150133) used at a 1/1000 dilution for 1hour at room temperature. Alexa Fluor® 594 WGA was used to label plasma membranes (pseudo-colored red) at a 1/200 dilution for 1hour at room temperature. DAPI was used to stain the cell nuclei (pseudo-colored blue) at a concentration of 1.43µM for 1hour at room temperature.

  • Anti-TREM2 antibody (ab95470) at 0.3 µg/ml + Mouse liver lysate in RIPA buffer at 35 µg
    developed using the ECL technique

    Predicted band size : 25 kDa
    Observed band size : 28 kDa (why is the actual band size different from the predicted?)
    Primary incubation was 1 hour.

References for Anti-TREM2 antibody (ab95470)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Raha AA  et al. Neuroprotective Effect of TREM-2 in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Model. J Alzheimers Dis N/A:N/A (2016). WB, IHC ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 27662313) »

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Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Human Cell (Neuroblastoma cell line)
Permeabilization Yes - 0.1 M PBS with 1% Triton X
Specification Neuroblastoma cell line
Blocking step Serum as blocking agent for 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 10% · Temperature: 24°C
Fixative Paraformaldehyde

Dr. Ruma Raha-Chowdhury

Verified customer

Submitted Aug 20 2015

Application Western blot
Sample Human Serum (Human serum)
Gel Running Conditions Reduced Denaturing (4-12% Bis-Tris)
Loading amount 20 µg
Specification Human serum
Blocking step Milk as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 24°C

Dr. Ruma Raha-Chowdhury

Verified customer

Submitted Aug 20 2015

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