|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Application & Usage||Western blotting (1-4 µg/ml). However, the optimal concentrations should be determined individually. The antibody recognizes ~60 kDa Smad5 of human, mouse, and rat origins. Reactivity to other species has not been tested.|
|Other Names||DKFZp781C1895, DKFZp781O1323, DwFlow cytometry, JV5-1, MADH5|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) purified rabbit polyclonal antibody in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) containing 50% glycerol, 1% BSA, and 0.02% sodium azide.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||Smad5 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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Smad proteins, the mammalian homologs of the Drosophila Mothers against dpp (Mad), have been implicated as downstream effectors of TGFβ/BMP signaling. Smad1, Smad5, and Smad8 are effectors of BMP2 and BMP4 function while Smad2 and Smad3 are involved in TGF-β and activin-mediated growth modulation. Smad4 has been shown to mediate all of the above activities thro µgh interaction with various Smad family members. Smad6 and Smad7 regulate the response to activin/TGFβ signaling by interfering with TGFβ-mediated phosphorylation of other Smad family members.
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