Key features and details
- Produced recombinantly (animal-free) for high batch-to-batch consistency and long term security of supply
- Rat monoclonal [NOR 235J] to Bcl-2
- Suitable for: IHC-P
- Reacts with: Human
Product nameAnti-Bcl-2 antibody [NOR 235J]
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DescriptionRat monoclonal [NOR 235J] to Bcl-2
Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-Pmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Recombinant full length protein. This information is considered to be commercially sensitive.
- IHC-P: Human tonsil tissue.
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- - Improved sensitivity and specificity
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- - Animal-free production
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Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C long term. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Storage bufferpH: 7.2
Preservative: 0.01% Sodium azide
Constituents: PBS, 40% Glycerol (glycerin, glycerine), 0.05% BSA
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PurityProtein G purified
Clone numberNOR 235J
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab241548 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|IHC-P||Use a concentration of 0.98 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.|
FunctionSuppresses apoptosis in a variety of cell systems including factor-dependent lymphohematopoietic and neural cells. Regulates cell death by controlling the mitochondrial membrane permeability. Appears to function in a feedback loop system with caspases. Inhibits caspase activity either by preventing the release of cytochrome c from the mitochondria and/or by binding to the apoptosis-activating factor (APAF-1). May attenuate inflammation by impairing NLRP1-inflammasome activation, hence CASP1 activation and IL1B release (PubMed:17418785).
Tissue specificityExpressed in a variety of tissues.
Involvement in diseaseA chromosomal aberration involving BCL2 has been found in chronic lymphatic leukemia. Translocation t(14;18)(q32;q21) with immunoglobulin gene regions. BCL2 mutations found in non-Hodgkin lymphomas carrying the chromosomal translocation could be attributed to the Ig somatic hypermutation mechanism resulting in nucleotide transitions.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the Bcl-2 family.
DomainBH1 and BH2 domains are required for the interaction with BAX and for anti-apoptotic activity.
The BH4 motif is required for anti-apoptotic activity and for interaction with RAF1 and EGLN3.
The loop between motifs BH4 and BH3 is required for the interaction with NLRP1.
modificationsPhosphorylation/dephosphorylation on Ser-70 regulates anti-apoptotic activity. Growth factor-stimulated phosphorylation on Ser-70 by PKC is required for the anti-apoptosis activity and occurs during the G2/M phase of the cell cycle. In the absence of growth factors, BCL2 appears to be phosphorylated by other protein kinases such as ERKs and stress-activated kinases. Phosphorylated by MAPK8/JNK1 at Thr-69, Ser-70 and Ser-87, wich stimulates starvation-induced autophagy. Dephosphorylated by protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A).
Proteolytically cleaved by caspases during apoptosis. The cleaved protein, lacking the BH4 motif, has pro-apoptotic activity, causes the release of cytochrome c into the cytosol promoting further caspase activity.
Monoubiquitinated by PARK2, leading to increase its stability. Ubiquitinated by SCF(FBXO10), leading to its degradation by the proteasome.
Cellular localizationMitochondrion outer membrane. Nucleus membrane. Endoplasmic reticulum membrane.
- Information by UniProt
- Apoptosis regulator Bcl 2 antibody
- Apoptosis regulator Bcl-2 antibody
- Apoptosis regulator Bcl2 antibody
IHC image of Bcl-2 staining in a section of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded normal human tonsil* performed on a Leica BOND™ system using the standard Protocol F.
The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with sodium citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution 1) for 20mins. The section was then incubated with ab241548, 0.98 µg/ml, for 15 mins at room temperature and detected using an HRP conjugated compact polymer system. DAB was used as the chromogen. The section was then counterstained with hematoxylin and mounted with DPX.
The inset secondary-only control image is taken from an identical assay without primary antibody.
For other IHC staining systems (automated and non-automated) customers should optimize variable parameters such as antigen retrieval conditions, primary antibody concentration and antibody incubation times.
*Tissue obtained from the Human Research Tissue Bank, supported by the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre.
To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab241548 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.