Anti-MERTK antibody [Y323] - Low endotoxin, Azide free (ab176887)


  • Product name
    Anti-MERTK antibody [Y323] - Low endotoxin, Azide free
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  • Description
    Rabbit monoclonal [Y323] to MERTK - Low endotoxin, Azide free
  • Host species
  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: Blocking, WB, IP, IHC-Pmore details
    Unsuitable for: Flow Cyt or ICC/IF
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • General notes

    Use our conjugation kits for antibody conjugates that are ready-to-use in as little as 20 minutes with <1 minute hands-on-time and 100% antibody recovery: available for fluorescent dyes, HRP, biotin and gold.

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Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab176887 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
Blocking Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 19204785
WB Use at an assay dependent concentration. Detects a band of approximately 180 kDa.
IP Use at an assay dependent concentration.
IHC-P Use at an assay dependent concentration. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with Tris/EDTA buffer pH 9.0 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.

See IHC antigen retrieval protocols.

  • Application notes
    Is unsuitable for Flow Cyt or ICC/IF.
  • Target

    • Function
      In case of filovirus infection, seems to function as a cell entry factor.
    • Tissue specificity
      Not expressed in normal B- and T-lymphocytes but is expressed in numerous neoplastic B- and T-cell lines.
    • Involvement in disease
      Defects in MERTK are the cause of retinitis pigmentosa type 38 (RP38) [MIM:613862]. RP38 is a retinal dystrophy belonging to the group of pigmentary retinopathies. Retinitis pigmentosa is characterized by retinal pigment deposits visible on fundus examination and primary loss of rod photoreceptor cells followed by secondary loss of cone photoreceptors. Patients typically have night vision blindness and loss of midperipheral visual field. As their condition progresses, they lose their far peripheral visual field and eventually central vision as well.
    • Sequence similarities
      Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. Tyr protein kinase family. AXL/UFO subfamily.
      Contains 2 fibronectin type-III domains.
      Contains 2 Ig-like C2-type (immunoglobulin-like) domains.
      Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
    • Cellular localization
    • Information by UniProt
    • Database links
    • Alternative names
      • c MER antibody
      • c mer proto oncogene tyrosine kinase antibody
      • c-mer antibody
      • cMER antibody
      • cmer protooncogene tyrosine kinase antibody
      • Eyk antibody
      • MER antibody
      • MER receptor tyrosine kinase antibody
      • MERK antibody
      • MERPEN antibody
      • Mertk antibody
      • MERTK c-mer proto-oncogene tyrosine kinase antibody
      • MERTK_HUMAN antibody
      • MGC133349 antibody
      • nmf12 antibody
      • Nyk antibody
      • Proto oncogene tyrosine protein kinase MER antibody
      • Proto oncogene tyrosine protein kinase MER precursor antibody
      • Proto-oncogene c-Mer antibody
      • Receptor tyrosine kinase MerTK antibody
      • RP38 antibody
      • STK kinase antibody
      • Tyrosine-protein kinase Mer antibody
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    This product has been referenced in:
    • Waterborg CEJ  et al. Protective Role of the MER Tyrosine Kinase via Efferocytosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Models. Front Immunol 9:742 (2018). Read more (PubMed: 29706963) »

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