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|Product Name||Anti-Arg2 Antibody|
|Description||Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Arginase-2, mitochondrial(ARG2) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Human;Mouse;Rat.|
|Cite This Product||Anti-Arg2 Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1805)|
|Replacement Item||This antibody may replace the following items: sc-18357|sc-18360|sc-20151|sc-271443|sc-374420|sc-393496|sc-47715 from Santa Cruz Biotechnology.|
|Validated Species||Human, Mouse, Rat|
*This antibody is predicted to react with the above species based on antigen sequence similarities. Our Boster Guarantee covers the use of this product with the above species.
*Our Boster Guarantee covers the use of this product in the above tested applications.
**For positive and negative control design, consult "Tissue specificity" under Protein Target Info.
|Recommended Detection Systems||Boster recommends Enhanced Chemiluminescent Kit with anti-Rabbit IgG (EK1002) for Western blot, and HRP Conjugated anti-Rabbit IgG Super Vision Assay Kit (SV0002-1) for IHC(P).
*Blocking peptide can be purchased at $50. Contact us for more information
**Boster also offers various secondary antibodies for Immunoflourescecne and IHC. Take advantage of the buy 1 primary antibody get 1 secondary antibody for free promotion for the entire year 2017!
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the N-terminus of human Arg2(67-85aa DFGDLSFTPVPKDDLYNNL), different from the related mouse sequence by three amino acids and from the related rat sequence by two amino acids.|
|Cross Reactivity||No cross reactivity with other proteins|
|Contents||Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.
*carrier free antibody available upon request.
|Concentration||Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.|
|Storage||At -20˚C for one year. After reconstitution, at 4˚C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20˚C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Purification||Immunogen affinity purified.|
Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)
You can check the tissue specificity below for information on selecting positive and negative control.
|Protein Name||Arginase-2, mitochondrial|
|Molecular Weight||38578 MW|
|Protein Function||May play a role in the regulation of extra-urea cycle arginine metabolism and also in down-regulation of nitric oxide synthesis. Extrahepatic arginase functions to regulate L-arginine bioavailability to NO synthase. Since NO synthase is found in the penile corpus cavernosum smooth muscle, the clitoral corpus cavernosum and the vagina, arginase II plays a role in both male and female sexual arousal. It is therefore a potential target for the treatment of male and female sexual arousal disorders. .|
|Tissue Specificity||Expressed most strongly in kidney and prostate, much less strongly in the brain, skeletal muscle, placenta, lung, mammary gland, macrophage, uterus, testis and gut, but apparently not in the liver, heart and pancreas.|
|Sequence Similarities||Belongs to the arginase family.|
|Alternative Names||Arginase-2, mitochondrial;188.8.131.52;Kidney-type arginase;Non-hepatic arginase;Type II arginase;ARG2;|
|Research Areas|||signal transduction|metabolism|amino acids| metabolism|pathways and processes|metabolic signaling pathways|amino acid metabolism||
Background for Arginase-2, mitochondrial
Dilution Ratios/Recommended Concentrations
At Boster we strive to provide the best Anti-Arg2 Antibody by testing all applications on non-spiked tissues and cell lines to ensure that the affinity of the antibody is enough to react to the endogenouse level of the target protein. Read more about our QC panel here.
|Recommended dilution ratios are listed below:|
Immunohistochemistry(Paraffin-embedded Section), 0.5-1μg/ml, Human, Rat, Mouse, By Heat|
Western blot, 0.1-0.5μg/ml, Human, Rat, Mouse
**Boster provides high sensitivity secondary antibody kits for Western blotting and IHC. For more info see Related Products below.
Anti-Arg2 Antibody Images
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Lane 1: Rat Lung Tissue Lysate
Lane 2: Rat Testis Tissue Lysate
Lane 3: A549 Cell Lysate
Lane 4:293T Cell Lysate
IHC(P): Human Mammary Cancer Tissue
1. Post-translational modification:phosphorylation, methylation, glycosylation etc. These modifications prevent SDS molecules from binding to the target protein and thus make the band size appear larger than expected
2. Post-translational cleavage: this can cause smaller bands and or multiple bands
3. Alternative splicing: the same gene can have alternative splicing patterns generating different size proteins, all with reactivities to the antibody.
4. Amino Acid R chain charge: SDS binds to positive charges. The different size and charge of the Amino Acid side chains can affect the amount of SDS binding and thus affect the observed band size.
5. Multimers: Multimers are usually broken up in reducing conditions. However if the interactions between the multimers are strong, the band may appear higher.,