|Application ||IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||265405 Da|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide sequence corresponding to amino acid residues from near to N-Terminus of Human NOTCH2 – conjugated to KLH.|
|Shelf Life||12 months from date of despatch.|
|Other Names||Neurogenic locus notch homolog protein 2, Notch 2, hN2, Notch 2 extracellular truncation, Notch 2 intracellular domain, NOTCH2|
|Target/Specificity||ABD13371 specifically recognises Notch 2, one of the four major transmembrane receptors (Notch 1-4) of the Notch signalling pathway, which is activated through binding to DSL domain-containing membrane-bound specific ligands. The Notch signalling pathway is an evolutionarily conserved pathway in multi-cellular organisms, which is vital for cell-cell communication, important during fundamental developmental and physiological processes, including regulation of cell fate decisions during neuronal, cardiac and endocrine development, stem cell haematopoiesis, thymic T-cell development, and both tumour progression and suppression. Ligation of Notch receptors by their specific ligands, Jagged1 (CD339), Jagged2, Delta like-1 (DLL1), DLL3 and DLL4, on physically adjacent signal receiving cells, induces proteolysis of the receptors by ADAM-family metalloproteases and gamma-secretase complex, within the transmembrane domain, releasing the Notch intracellular domain (NICD) to translocate to the nucleus. Subsequent signal transduction then occurs through either the CSL-NICD-Mastermind complex cascade (canonical pathway), or NF-kappaB-NICD and CSL-NICD-Deltex complex signalling cascades (non-canonical pathway). The canonical pathway inhibits the differentiation of stem cells or progenitor cells, whilst the non-canonical pathway promotes differentiation. Signalling through Notch 2 has been implicated in the development of marginal zone B cells (MZB), the sensitization of endothelial cells to apoptosis, and the regulation of the expression of CD23 in B-cell lymphocytic leukaemia (B-CLL). Studies have also shown a correlation between a decrease in Notch 2 expression and an increase in grade of human breast cancer.|
|Preservative & Stabilisers||0.01% Sodium Azide (NaN3)|
|Storage||Store at +4℃ or at -20℃ if preferred.|
|Precautions||Anti Human Notch 2 (N-Terminal) Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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