Product nameAnti-FGF2 antibody
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DescriptionSheep polyclonal to FGF2
SpecificityCross reactivity: This antibody is known to react with human, mouse, rat and other rodents. Cross reactivity with other species has not been tested. Specificity was demonstrated by immunohistochemistry.
Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-Frmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Recombinant human basic Fibroblast Growth Factor.
Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Add glycerol to a final volume of 50% for extra stability and aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Western Blot: Not tested.
Immunoblot: Not tested.
1 site ELISA: Not tested.
Biological Inhibition: Not tested.
FunctionPlays an important role in the regulation of cell survival, cell division, angiogenesis, cell differentiation and cell migration. Functions as potent mitogen in vitro. Can induce angiogenesis (PubMed:23469107).
Tissue specificityExpressed in granulosa and cumulus cells. Expressed in hepatocellular carcinoma cells, but not in non-cancerous liver tissue.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the heparin-binding growth factors family.
modificationsPhosphorylation at Tyr-215 regulates FGF2 unconventional secretion.
Several N-termini starting at positions 94, 125, 126, 132, 143 and 162 have been identified by direct sequencing.
Cellular localizationSecreted. Nucleus. Exported from cells by an endoplasmic reticulum (ER)/Golgi-independent mechanism. Unconventional secretion of FGF2 occurs by direct translocation across the plasma membrane. Binding of exogenous FGF2 to FGFR facilitates endocytosis followed by translocation of FGF2 across endosomal membrane into the cytosol. Nuclear import from the cytosol requires the classical nuclear import machinery, involving proteins KPNA1 and KPNB1, as well as CEP57.
- Information by UniProt
- Basic fibroblast growth factor antibody
- Basic fibroblast growth factor bFGF antibody
- BFGF antibody
ab6209 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.