• Product name
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to Slit2
  • Host species
  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse, Human
    Predicted to work with: Rat, Cow, Xenopus laevis, Zebrafish
  • Immunogen

    Recombinant fragment, corresponding to a region within amino acids 285-608 of Human Slit2 (Uniprot ID O94813).

  • Positive control
    • 293T, A431 and Jurkat; Raji and Mouse brain whole cell lysate.



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

Application Abreviews Notes
WB 1/500 - 1/3000. Predicted molecular weight: 169 kDa.


  • Function
    Thought to act as molecular guidance cue in cellular migration, and function appears to be mediated by interaction with roundabout homolog receptors. During neural development involved in axonal navigation at the ventral midline of the neural tube and projection of axons to different regions. SLIT1 and SLIT2 seem to be essential for midline guidance in the forebrain by acting as repulsive signal preventing inappropriate midline crossing by axons projecting from the olfactory bulb. In spinal chord development may play a role in guiding commissural axons once they reached the floor plate by modulating the response to netrin. In vitro, silences the attractive effect of NTN1 but not its growth-stimulatory effect and silencing requires the formation of a ROBO1-DCC complex. May be implicated in spinal chord midline post-crossing axon repulsion. In vitro, only commissural axons that crossed the midline responded to SLIT2. In the developing visual system appears to function as repellent for retinal ganglion axons by providing a repulsion that directs these axons along their appropriate paths prior to, and after passage through, the optic chiasm. In vitro, collapses and repels retinal ganglion cell growth cones. Seems to play a role in branching and arborization of CNS sensory axons, and in neuronal cell migration. In vitro, Slit homolog 2 protein N-product, but not Slit homolog 2 protein C-product, repels olfactory bulb (OB) but not dorsal root ganglia (DRG) axons, induces OB growth cones collapse and induces branching of DRG axons. Seems to be involved in regulating leukocyte migration.
  • Tissue specificity
    Fetal lung and kidney, and adult spinal cord. Weak expression in adult adrenal gland, thyroid, trachea and other tissues examined.
  • Sequence similarities
    Contains 1 CTCK (C-terminal cystine knot-like) domain.
    Contains 7 EGF-like domains.
    Contains 1 laminin G-like domain.
    Contains 20 LRR (leucine-rich) repeats.
    Contains 4 LRRCT domains.
    Contains 4 LRRNT domains.
  • Domain
    The leucine-rich repeat domain is sufficient for guiding both axon projection and neuronal migration, in vitro.
  • Cellular localization
    Secreted. The C-terminal cleavage protein is more diffusible than the larger N-terminal protein that is more tightly cell associated.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • Drad 1 antibody
    • E030015M03Rik antibody
    • E130320P19Rik antibody
    • FLJ14420 antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000158695 antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000217852 antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000217853 antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000217854 antibody
    • Slil 3 antibody
    • Slil3 antibody
    • Slit 2 antibody
    • Slit homolog 2 (Drosophila) antibody
    • Slit homolog 2 antibody
    • Slit homolog 2 protein antibody
    • Slit homolog 2 protein C-product antibody
    • Slit-2 antibody
    • Slit2 antibody
    • SLIT2_HUMAN antibody
    see all


  • Anti-Slit2 antibody (ab155605) at 1/1000 dilution + Raji whole cell lysate at 30 µg

    Predicted band size: 169 kDa

    5% SDS PAGE
  • Anti-Slit2 antibody (ab155605) at 1/1000 dilution + Mouse brain whole cell lysate at 50 µg

    Predicted band size: 169 kDa

    5% SDS PAGE


ab155605 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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