Overview

Description

  • Nature

    Recombinant
  • Source

    Escherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Accession
    • Species

      Human
    • Sequence

      MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MGSHMQEECV CENYKLAVNC FVNNNRQCQC TSVGAQNTVI CSKLAAKCLV MKAEMNGSKL GRRAKPEGAL QNNDGLYDPD CDESGLFKAK QCNGTSMCWC VNTAGVRRTD KDTEITCSER VRTYWIIIEL KHKAREKPYD SKSLRTALQK EITTRYQLDP KFITSILYEN NVITIDLVQN SSQKTQNDVD IADVAYYFEK DVKGESLFHS KKMDLTVNGE QLDLDPGQTL IYYVDEKAPE FSMQGLK
    • Molecular weight

      30 kDa including tags
    • Amino acids

      24 to 265
    • Tags

      His tag N-Terminus

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab139217 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    SDS-PAGE

  • Purity

    > 85 % SDS-PAGE.

  • Form

    Liquid
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.

    pH: 8.00
    Constituents: 2.4% Urea, 0.32% Tris HCl, 10% Glycerol

General Info

  • Alternative names

    • 17 1A
    • 323/A3
    • Adenocarcinoma associated antigen
    • Adenocarcinoma-associated antigen
    • Antigen identified by monoclonal antibody AUA1
    • AUA1
    • CD326
    • CD326 antigen
    • Cell surface glycoprotein Trop 1
    • Cell surface glycoprotein Trop 2
    • Cell surface glycoprotein Trop-1
    • CO 17A
    • CO17 1A
    • CO17A
    • DIAR5
    • EGP
    • EGP 2
    • EGP2
    • EGP314
    • EGP40
    • Ep CAM
    • Ep-CAM
    • EPCAM
    • EPCAM_HUMAN
    • EpCAM1
    • Epithelial cell adhesion molecule
    • Epithelial Cell Adhesion Molecule Intracellular Domain (EpCAM-ICD)
    • Epithelial cell surface antigen
    • Epithelial cellular adhesion molecule
    • Epithelial glycoprotein
    • Epithelial glycoprotein 1
    • Epithelial glycoprotein 314
    • ESA
    • GA733 1
    • GA733 2
    • GA733-2
    • gastrointestinal tumor-associated antigen 2, 35-KD glycoprotein
    • gp4
    • hEGP 2
    • hEGP314
    • HNPCC8
    • Human epithelial glycoprotein 2
    • KS 1/4 antigen
    • KS1/4
    • KSA
    • Ly74
    • Lymphocyte antigen 74
    • M1S 1
    • M1S2
    • M4S1
    • Major gastrointestinal tumor associated protein GA733 2
    • Major gastrointestinal tumor-associated protein GA733-2
    • mEGP314
    • Membrane component chromosome 4 surface marker (35kD glycoprotein)
    • Membrane component, chromosome 4, surface marker
    • Membrane component, chromosome 4, surface marker 1
    • MIC18
    • MK 1
    • Protein 289A
    • TACD1
    • TACSTD1
    • TROP1
    • Tumor associated calcium signal transducer 1
    • Tumor associated calcium signal transducer 2 precursor
    • Tumor-associated calcium signal transducer 1
    see all
  • Function

    May act as a physical homophilic interaction molecule between intestinal epithelial cells (IECs) and intraepithelial lymphocytes (IELs) at the mucosal epithelium for providing immunological barrier as a first line of defense against mucosal infection. Plays a role in embryonic stem cells proliferation and differentiation. Up-regulates the expression of FABP5, MYC and cyclins A and E.
  • Tissue specificity

    Highly and selectively expressed by undifferentiated rather than differentiated embryonic stem cells (ESC). Levels rapidly diminish as soon as ESC's differentiate (at protein levels). Expressed in almost all epithelial cell membranes but not on mesodermal or neural cell membranes. Found on the surface of adenocarcinoma.
  • Involvement in disease

    Defects in EPCAM are the cause of diarrhea type 5 (DIAR5) [MIM:613217]. It is an intractable diarrhea of infancy characterized by villous atrophy and absence of inflammation, with intestinal epithelial cell dysplasia manifesting as focal epithelial tufts in the duodenum and jejunum.
    Defects in EPCAM are a cause of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer type 8 (HNPCC8) [MIM:613244]. HNPCC is a disease associated with marked increase in cancer susceptibility. It is characterized by a familial predisposition to early-onset colorectal carcinoma (CRC) and extra-colonic tumors of the gastrointestinal, urological and female reproductive tracts. HNPCC is reported to be the most common form of inherited colorectal cancer in the Western world. Clinically, HNPCC is often divided into two subgroups. Type I is characterized by hereditary predisposition to colorectal cancer, a young age of onset, and carcinoma observed in the proximal colon. Type II is characterized by increased risk for cancers in certain tissues such as the uterus, ovary, breast, stomach, small intestine, skin, and larynx in addition to the colon. Diagnosis of classical HNPCC is based on the Amsterdam criteria: 3 or more relatives affected by colorectal cancer, one a first degree relative of the other two; 2 or more generation affected; 1 or more colorectal cancers presenting before 50 years of age; exclusion of hereditary polyposis syndromes. The term 'suspected HNPCC' or 'incomplete HNPCC' can be used to describe families who do not or only partially fulfill the Amsterdam criteria, but in whom a genetic basis for colon cancer is strongly suspected. Note=HNPCC8 results from heterozygous deletion of 3-prime exons of EPCAM and intergenic regions directly upstream of MSH2, resulting in transcriptional read-through and epigenetic silencing of MSH2 in tissues expressing EPCAM.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the EPCAM family.
    Contains 1 thyroglobulin type-1 domain.
  • Post-translational
    modifications

    Hyperglycosylated in carcinoma tissue as compared with autologous normal epithelia. Glycosylation at Asn-198 is crucial for protein stability.
  • Cellular localization

    Lateral cell membrane. Cell junction > tight junction. Co-localizes with CLDN7 at the lateral cell membrane and tight junction.
  • Information by UniProt

Images

  • 15% SDS-PAGE analysis of ab139217 (3µg)

References

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