Anti-ACTA2/Alpha Smooth Muscle Actin Monoclonal Antibody

alpha-Smooth Muscle Actin antibody

Boster Bio Anti-ACTA2/Alpha Smooth Muscle Actin Monoclonal Antibody catalog # A01072. Tested in ELISA, Flow Cytometry, IF, IHC, WB applications. This antibody reacts with Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat. Cited in 78 publication(s).

Product Info Summary

SKU: A01072
Size: 100μl
Reactive Species: Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat
Host: Mouse
Application: ELISA, Flow Cytometry, IF, IHC, WB

Product Name

Anti-ACTA2/Alpha Smooth Muscle Actin Monoclonal Antibody

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Boster Bio Anti-ACTA2/Alpha Smooth Muscle Actin Monoclonal Antibody catalog # A01072. Tested in ELISA, Flow Cytometry, IF, IHC, WB applications. This antibody reacts with Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat.

Storage & Handling

Store at -20°C for one year. For short term storage and frequent use, store at 4°C for up to one month. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

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Anti-ACTA2/Alpha Smooth Muscle Actin Monoclonal Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # A01072)




Ascitic fluid containing 0.03% sodium azide.

Clone Number



Synthesized peptide of human ACTA2.

*Blocking peptide can be purchased. Costs vary based on immunogen length. Contact us for pricing.

Reactive Species

A01072 is reactive to ACTA2 in Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat


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Assay Dilutions Recommendation

The recommendations below provide a starting point for assay optimization. Actual working concentration varies and should be decided by the user.

WB, 1:500-1:2000
IHC, 1:200-1:1000
IF, 1:200-1:1000
FC, 1:200-1:400
ELISA, 1:10000

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Gene/Protein Information For ACTA2 (Source: Uniprot.Org, NCBI)

Uniprot ID


Gene ID


Gene Name


Full Name

Actin, aortic smooth muscle




actin family

Alternative Names

1a4 sma; 1a4 smooth muscle actin; AAT6; ACTA2; Actin alpha 2; actin, alpha 2, smooth muscle, aorta; actin, aortic smooth muscle; ACTSA; ACTVS; alpha 2 actin; alpha sma 1a4; alpha SMA; alpha smooth muscle actin; alpha-actin-2; alpha-SMA; alphaSmooth Muscle Actin; alpha-Smooth Muscle Actin; a-sma; Cell growth-inhibiting gene 46 protein; growth-inhibiting gene 46; MYMY5; sma 1a4; SMA; smooth muscle actin ACTA2 ACTSA actin alpha 2, smooth muscle actin, aortic smooth muscle|actin, alpha 2, smooth muscle, aorta|alpha-cardiac actin|cell growth-inhibiting gene 46 protein

*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the gene entry specified above in "species".

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A01072 has been cited in 78 publications:

*The publications in this section are manually curated by our staff scientists. They may differ from Bioz's machine gathered results. Both are accurate. If you find a publication citing this product but is missing from this list, please let us know we will issue you a thank-you coupon.

Crystalline Silica Promotes Rat Fibrocyte Differentiation in Vitro, and Fibrocytes Participate in Silicosis in Vivo

Mast cell degranulator compound 48–80 promotes atherosclerotic plaque in apolipoprotein E knockout mice with perivascular common carotid collar placement

Endothelial Cell Apoptosis is Responsible for the Formation of Coronary Thrombotic Atherosclerotic Plaques

Naringin and Naringenin Relax Rat Tracheal Smooth by Regulating BKCa Activation

The deregulation of STIM1 and store operative calcium entry impaired aortic smooth muscle cells contractility in aortic medial degeneration

Heme oxygenase-1 gene modified human placental mesenchymal stem cells promote placental angiogenesis and spiral artery remodeling by improving the balance of angiogenic factors in vitro

MeCP2 triggers diabetic cardiomyopathy and cardiac fibroblast proliferation by inhibiting RASSF1A

The GABAB Receptor Inhibits Activation of Hepatic Stellate Cells

Fang L,Wang KK,Zhang PF,Li T,Xiao ZL,Yang M,Yu ZX.Nucleolin promotes Ang II-induced phenotypic transformation of vascular smooth muscle cells by regulating EGF and PDGF-BB.J Cell Mol Med.2020 Jan;24(2) :1917-1933.doi:10.1111/jcmm.14888.Epub 2020 Jan 1.PMI
Species: Rat
A01072 usage in article: APP:WB, SAMPLE:VSMCS, DILUTION:NA

Shen J,Wei W,Wang X,Yang J,Lu L,Lv X,Xue X.Proliferation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells under ox-LDL Is Regulated by Alismatis rhizoma Decoction via InhibitingERK1/2 and miR-17∼92a Cluster Activation.Evid Based Complement Alternat Med.2020 Aug 22;2020:72
Species: Rat
A01072 usage in article: APP:IHC, SAMPLE:VSMCS, DILUTION:1:1000

Xu T,Pan L,Li L,Hu S,Zhou H,Yang C,Yang J,Li H,Liu Y,Meng X,Li J.MicroRNA-708 modulates Hepatic Stellate Cells activation and enhances extracellular matrix accumulation via direct targeting TMEM88. J Cell Mol Med. 2020 Jul;24(13):7127-7140.doi: 10.1111/jc
Species: Human
A01072 usage in article: APP:WB, SAMPLE:LX-2 CELLS, DILUTION:1:1000

Wang R, Wu G, Dai T, Lang Y, Chi Z, Yang S, Dong D. Naringin attenuates renal interstitial fibrosis by regulating the TGF-β/Smad signaling pathway and inflammation. Exp Ther Med. 2021 Jan;21(1):66. doi: 10.3892/etm.2020.9498. Epub 2020 Nov 23. PMID: 33365
Species: Rat
A01072 usage in article: APP:IF, SAMPLE:KIDNEY TISSUE, DILUTION:1:70

Liao J, Wu Q, Qian C, Zhao N, Zhao Z, Lu K, Zhang S, Dong Q, Chen L, Li Q, Du Y. TRPV4 blockade suppresses atrial fibrillation in sterile pericarditis rats. JCI Insight. 2020 Oct 29:137528. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.137528. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33119
Species: Rat
A01072 usage in article: APP:IHC, SAMPLA:ATRIA TISSUE, DILUTION:1:50

Yang J, Li J, Tan R, He X, Lin X, Zhong X, Fan J, Wang L. Protocatechualdehyde attenuates obstructive nephropathy through inhibiting lncRNA9884 induced inflammation. Phytother Res. 2020 Oct 28. doi:10.1002/ptr.6 919. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33118280.
Species: Mouse
A01072 usage in article: APP:WB, SAMPLE:MOUSE KIDNEY TISSUES, DILUTION:1:1000

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy with low-energy flux density inhibits hypertrophic scar formation in an animal model

The Role and Mechanism of ?-Klotho in the Calcification of Rat Aortic Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

The rhythmic expression of clock genes attenuated in human plaque-derived vascular smooth muscle cells

Treatment of diabetes mellitus-induced erectile dysfunction using endothelial progenitor cells genetically modified with human telomerase reverse transcriptase

Inhibitory effects of dimethyl ?-ketoglutarate in hepatic stellate cell activation

The protective role of vitamin D3 in a murine model of asthma via the suppression of TGF-?/Smad signaling and activation of the Nrf2/HO-1 pathway

Functional and Proteomic Investigations Reveal Major Royal Jelly Protein 1 Associated with Anti-hypertension Activity in Mouse Vascular Smooth MuscleCells

Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3/MicroRNA-21 Feedback Loop Contributes to Atrial Fibrillation by Promoting Atrial Fibrosis in a Rat Sterile Pericarditis Model

Imperatorin derivative OW1 inhibits the upregulation of TGF-? and MMP-2 in renovascular hypertension-induced cardiac remodeling

Macrophage migration inhibitory factor promotes cardiac stem cell proliferation and endothelial differentiation through the activation of the PI3K/Akt/mTOR and AMPK pathways

The Endothelial Prolyl-4-Hydroxylase Domain 2/Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 2 Axis Regulates Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Mice

Blockade of Orai1 Store-Operated Calcium Entry Protects against Renal Fibrosis

Effect of Huai Qi Huang on Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition of Renal Tubular Epithelial Cells through miR-200a

Digoxin reduces atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice

Polarization-sensitive optical projection tomography for muscle fiber imaging

Wnt/?-catenin pathway is required for epithelial to mesenchymal transition in CXCL12 over expressed breast cancer cells

Identification of cardiac-related circulating microRNA profile in human chronic heart failure

Effect of P2X4R on airway inflammation and airway remodeling in allergic airway challenge in mice

Mesenchymal stem cell-laden anti-inflammatory hydrogel enhances diabetic wound healing.

RAC1 overexpression promotes the proliferation, migration and epithelial-mesenchymal transition of lens epithelial cells

Plumbagin Ameliorates CCl4-Induced Hepatic Fibrosis in Rats via the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Signaling Pathway

Involvement of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and associated transforming growth factor-?/Smad signaling in paraquat-induced pulmonary fibrosis

Modulation of fatty acid metabolism is involved in the alleviation of isoproterenol-induced rat heart failure by fenofibrate.

Glycyrrhizic acid alleviates bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in rats

Tissue Transglutaminase-Regulated Transformed Growth Factor-?1 in the Parasite Links Schistosoma japonicum Infection with Liver Fibrosis

Overexpression of monocarboxylate anion transporter 1 and 4 in T24-induced cancer-associated fibroblasts regulates the progression of bladder cancer cells in a 3D microfluidic device

Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Gd-EOB-DTPA for the Evaluation of Liver Fibrosis Induced by Carbon Tetrachloride in Rats

Mig-6Gene Knockout Induces Neointimal Hyperplasia in the Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell

Rho-Associated Protein Kinases Play an Important Role in the Differentiation of Rat Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells into Cardiomyocytes In Vitro

Clinicopathological and prognostic significance of epithelial mesenchymal transition-related protein expression in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Suppression of CB1 Cannabinoid Receptor by Lentivirus Mediated Small Interfering RNA Ameliorates Hepatic Fibrosis in Rats

Effects of PPARg agonist pioglitazone on rat hepatic fibrosis

Delta-like 1 Serves as a New Target and Contributor to Liver Fibrosis Down-regulated by Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation

Anti-heat shock protein 70 autoantibody epitope changes and BD091 promotes atherosclerosis in rats

Regulation of smooth muscle contractility by the epithelium in rat vas deferens: role of ATP-induced release of PGE2

RNA interference targeting the platelet-derived growth factor receptor ? subunit ameliorates experimental hepatic fibrosis in rats

TGF-?1 promotes scar fibroblasts proliferation and transdifferentiation via up-regulating MicroRNA-21

Reduced Expression of the Extracellular Calcium-Sensing Receptor (CaSR) Is Associated with Activation of the Renin-Angiotensin System (RAS) to Promote Vascular Remodeling in the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension

Preventive Effects of Rhodiola rosea L on Bleomycin-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis in Rats

BMSCs Interactions with Adventitial Fibroblasts Display Smooth Muscle Cell Lineage Potential in Differentiation and Migration That Contributes to Neointimal Formation

Salidroside protects against bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis: activation of Nrf2-antioxidant signaling, and inhibition of NF-?B and TGF-?1/Smad-2/-3 pathways

Silica promotes the transdifferentiation of rat circulating fibrocytes in vitro

Pan Y, Liu L, Li S, Wang K, Ke R, Shi W, Wang J, Yan X, Zhang Q, Wang Q, Chai L, Xie X, Li M. Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 26;8(1):3624. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21812-0. Activation of AMPK inhibits TGF-β1-induced airway smooth muscle cells proliferation and...

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Li J, Ye Y, Zhang R, Zhang L, Hu X, Han D, Chen J, He X, Wang G, Yang X, Wang L. Sci Rep. 2015 May 19;5:9720. Doi: 10.1038/Srep09720. Robo1/2 Regulate Follicle Atresia Through Manipulating Granulosa Cell Apoptosis In Mice.

Yuan W, Yang D, Sun X, Liu W, Wang L, Li X, Man X, Fu Q. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2014 Aug 15;7(9):5772-81. Ecollection 2014. Effects Of Hydroxysafflor Yellow A On Proliferation And Collagen Synthesis Of Rat Vascular Adventitial Fibroblasts Induced ...

Yang L, Ni L, Duan Q, Wang X, Chen C, Chen S, Chaugai S, Zeldin Dc, Tang Jr, Wang Dw. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2015 Jan-Mar;116-117:64-75. Doi: 10.1016/J.Prostaglandins.2015.01.004. Epub 2015 Feb 14. Cyp Epoxygenase 2J2 Prevents Cardiac ...

Hu J, Zhou Z, Shi S, Zhu X, Wang X, Zhang W, Hu S, Qian H, Xu W. Oncol Lett. 2013 Jan;5(1):179-184. Epub 2012 Oct 30. Mesenchymal Stem-Like Cells Isolated From Human Esophageal Carcinoma And Adjacent Non-Cancerous Tissues.

Tang J, Huang H, Ji X, Zhu X, Li Y, She M, Yan S, Fung M, Li Z. Mediators Inflamm. 2014;2014:753483. Doi: 10.1155/2014/753483. Epub 2014 Jul 3. Involvement Of Il-13 And Tissue Transglutaminase In Liver Granuloma And Fibrosis After Schistosoma Japo...

Zhang H, Ren Y, Tang X, Wang K, Liu Y, Zhang L, Li X, Liu P, Zhao C, He J. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 9;5:8888. Doi: 10.1038/Srep08888. Vascular Normalization Induced By Sinomenine Hydrochloride Results In Suppressed Mammary Tumor Growth And Metastasis.

Song Y, Zhan L, Yu M, Huang C, Meng X, Ma T, Zhang L, Li J. Plos One. 2014 Jul 11;9(7):E101179. Doi: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0101179. Ecollection 2014. Trpv4 Channel Inhibits Tgf-??1-Induced Proliferation Of Hepatic Stellate Cells.

You H, Wei L, Sun Wl, Wang L, Yang Zl, Liu Y, Zheng K, Wang Y, Zhang Wj. Int J Mol Med. 2014 Jul;34(1):92-102. Doi: 10.3892/Ijmm.2014.1745. Epub 2014 Apr 16. The Green Tea Extract Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate Inhibits Irradiation-Induced Pulmonary F...

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Tang J, Jiang X, Zhou Y, Xia B, Dai Y. Exp Ther Med. 2015 Mar;9(3):737-743. Epub 2015 Jan 13. Increased Adenosine Levels Contribute To Ischemic Kidney Fibrosis In The Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction Model.

Liu Zh, Fan W, Chen Rc. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015 Apr 1;8(4):3441-50. Ecollection 2015. 3,4-Dihydroxyphenylethanol Suppresses Irradiation-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis In Adult Rats.

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