|Application ||WB, IHC-P|
|Calculated MW||50685 Da|
|Purification||Antiserum to human caspase-2 was raised by repeated immunisation of rabbits with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG was prepared from whole serum by affinity chromatography.|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide corresponding to 6 amino acid sequence from the amino-terminus of human Caspase-2.|
|Shelf Life||18 months from date of despatch.|
|Other Names||Caspase-2, CASP-2, 188.8.131.52, Neural precursor cell expressed developmentally down-regulated protein 2, NEDD-2, Protease ICH-1, Caspase-2 subunit p18, Caspase-2 subunit p13, Caspase-2 subunit p12, CASP2, ICH1, NEDD2|
|Target/Specificity||ABD11037 recognises human caspase-2, a 53 kDa member of the cysteine-aspartic acid protease (caspase) family. Caspase-2 is required for the permeabilisation of the mitochondria and the resulting amplification of caspase activity, in response to cytotoxic stress. Cytotoxic stress induced proteolytic cleavage of the caspase-2 proenzyme forms an active caspase which cleaves other caspases in a cascade. This leads to the release of cytochrome c and Smac from mitochondria and the translocation of Bax from the cytoplasm to the mitochondria, leading to apoptosis. In adults, caspase-2 is expressed in the placenta, lung, kidney, pancreas and at lower levels in the heart, brain, liver and skeletal muscle.|
|Preservative & Stabilisers||0.02% Sodium Azide (NaN3)|
|Storage||Store at +4℃ or at -20 ℃.|
|Precautions||Anti-Human Caspase-2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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