Anti-Eph receptor A2/EPHA2 Antibody
Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Ephrin type-A receptor 2(EPHA2) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Human;Mouse;Rat.
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Product Name||Anti-Eph receptor A2/EPHA2 Antibody
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|Storage & Handling||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.|
|Description||Polyclonal antibody for ECK/EPHA2 detection. Host: Rabbit.Size: 100μg/vial. Tested applications: IHC-P. Reactive species: Human. ECK/EPHA2 information: Molecular Weight: 108266 MW; Subcellular Localization: Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cell projection, ruffle membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cell projection, lamellipodium membrane; Single- pass type I membrane protein. Cell junction, focal adhesion. Present at regions of cell-cell contacts but also at the leading edge of migrating cells; Tissue Specificity: Expressed in brain and glioma tissue and glioma cell lines (at protein level). Expressed most highly in tissues that contain a high proportion of epithelial cells, e.g. skin, intestine, lung, and ovary.|
|Cite This Product||Anti-Eph receptor A2/EPHA2 Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1744)|
|Specificity||Anti-Eph receptor A2/EPHA2 Antibody (PA1744) reacts with Human, Mouse, Rat EPHA2, in native form and recombinant. Superfamily members of EPHA2 are not reactive to PA1744.|
|Contents/Buffer||Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.|
|Reconstitution||Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminus of human Eph receptor A2(954-976aa HQKRIAYSLLGLKDQVNTVGIPI), identical to the related rat and mouse sequences.|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
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*The recommended dilution ratios/concentrations are for reference only and optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Assay Dilutions Overview
Immunohistochemistry(Paraffin-embedded Section), 0.5-1μg/ml, Human, Mouse, Rat, By Heat
Western blot, 0.1-0.5μg/ml, Human, Rat, Mouse
Boster's Compatible Products
The following reagents are used to generate the images below for Anti-Eph receptor A2/EPHA2 Antibody (PA1744).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).
Images And Assay Conditions
Anti-Eph receptor A2 antibody, PA1744, Western blotting
Lane 1: Rat Ovary Tissue Lysate
Lane 2: HELA Cell Lysate
Lane 3: MCF-7 Cell Lysate
Lane 4: COLO320 Cell Lysate
Anti-Eph receptor A2 antibody, PA1744, IHC(P)
IHC(P): Human Lung Cancer Tissue
Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)
|Protein Name||Ephrin type-A receptor 2|
|Tissue Specificity||Expressed in brain and glioma tissue and glioma cell lines (at protein level). Expressed most highly in tissues that contain a high proportion of epithelial cells, e.g. skin, intestine, lung, and ovary. .|
|Alternative Names||Ephrin type-A receptor 2;188.8.131.52;Epithelial cell kinase;Tyrosine-protein kinase receptor ECK;EPHA2;ECK;|
|Subcellular Localization||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cell projection, ruffle membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cell projection, lamellipodium membrane; Single- pass type I membrane protein. Cell junction, focal adhesion. Present at regions of cell-cell contacts but also at the leading edge of migrating cells.|
|Molecular Weight||108266 MW|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.
|Protein Function||Receptor tyrosine kinase which binds promiscuously membrane-bound ephrin-A family ligands residing on adjacent cells, leading to contact-dependent bidirectional signaling into neighboring cells. The signaling pathway downstream of the receptor is referred to as forward signaling while the signaling pathway downstream of the ephrin ligand is referred to as reverse signaling. Activated by the ligand ephrin-A1/EFNA1 regulates migration, integrin-mediated adhesion, proliferation and differentiation of cells. Regulates cell adhesion and differentiation through DSG1/desmoglein-1 and inhibition of the ERK1/ERK2 (MAPK3/MAPK1, respectively) signaling pathway. May also participate in UV radiation-induced apoptosis and have a ligand- independent stimulatory effect on chemotactic cell migration. During development, may function in distinctive aspects of pattern formation and subsequently in development of several fetal tissues. Involved for instance in angiogenesis, in early hindbrain development and epithelial proliferation and branching morphogenesis during mammary gland development. Engaged by the ligand ephrin-A5/EFNA5 may regulate lens fiber cells shape and interactions and be important for lens transparency development and maintenance. With ephrin-A2/EFNA2 may play a role in bone remodeling through regulation of osteoclastogenesis and osteoblastogenesis. .|
|Research Areas||Human, Mouse, Rat
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|Background||EPHA2(ephrin type-A receptor 2) also known as ECK, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the EPHA2 gene. This gene belongs to the ephrin receptor subfamily of the protein-tyrosine kinase family. Receptors in the EPH subfamily typically have a single kinase domain and an extracellular region containing a Cys-rich domain and 2 fibronectin type III repeats. By somatic cell hybrid analysis and fluorescence in situ hybridization, the EPHA2 gene is mapped to chromosome 1p36.1. By screening a HeLa cell cDNA library with degenerate oligonucleotides based on highly conserved regions of receptor protein-tyrosine kinases, Lindberg and Hunter isolated cDNAs encoding EPHA2, which they called ECK. EPHA2 was readily detectable in human lens fiber cells using immunoblot and immunohistochemistry. EGFR and EPHA2 mediated HCV entry by regulating CD81 -claudin-1(CLDN1) coreceptor associations and viral glycoprotein-dependent membrane fusion.|
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Q: Do you offer BSA-free antibodies? Keyword: Bovine serum albumin, carrier protein, conjugationA: Yes, please contact us at [email protected] for more information about BSA-free antibodies and availability. The new BSA-free formula uses trehalose as a replacement to BSA. We have tested many alternative chemicals and found that trehalose protects the antibodies the best.
Q: Is your western blot protocol provided from the website applicable for all your antibodies? Keyword: applications, WBA: The protocol is applicable for all our antibodies in WB, the NC Membrane(0.45μm or 0.22μm) and transfer time(70 mins or 50 mins) depends on the protein molecular weight, details can be found in included protocol.
Q: Can I conjugate markers to this antibody? Can I link custom conjugates to this antibody? Keyword: conjugationA: The antibody is stored with BSA and cannot be conjugated with markers. Carrier free antibodies are available upon request. Please contact [email protected]
Q: What should I use for negative control?A: Please contact us for negative control suggestions. You can also check expression databases such as genecards, uniprot etc. Due to logistic reasons, we do not sell serum or lysates that we use internally for positive or negative control.
Q: Where can I find troubleshooting information? What should I do if I have unexpected bands, high background, no signal, weak signalA: You can find Boster's troubleshoot guides under tech support tab. Please contact us for further assistance on troubleshooting your experiment.
Q: What is the immunogen sequence of this antibody? Is this antibody polyclonal or monoclonal?A: You can find the immunogen sequence under "
Q: What is the expected band size? Why is it different than the observed band size?A: The expected band size is predicted on the size of the protein. The actual band size may be affected by a few other factors including but not limited to:<br>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<br>2. Post-translational cleavage: this can cause smaller bands and or multiple bands <br><br>3. Alternative splicing: the same gene can have alternative splicing patterns generating different size proteins, all with reactivities to the antibody. <br><br>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.<br>5. Multimers: Multimers are usually broken up in reducing conditions. However if the interactions between the multimers are strong, the band may appear higher., <br>
Q: What is the suggested dilution ratio for Western Blot (WB), Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and or ELISA standards? What is the optimal pH for the sample?A: Check the datasheet for the product for details on dilution ratios for different experiments. You can find the datasheet button on the right side of the product page.
Q: What is the protocol you used for your Western blotting (WB) and Immunohistochemistry (IHC)?A: Check our protocols under the tech support tab.
Q: What are some alternative names that could be used to describe this product?A: One other very common name is epha2 antibody