|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||46426 Da|
|Application & Usage||Western blotting (0.5-4 µg/ml). However, the optimal concentrations should be determined individually. Other applications have not been determined. The antibody detects ~46 kDa Smad-7 from samples of human, mouse, and rat origins. Reactivity to other species has not been determined.|
|Other Names||SMAD7 , MADH7, MADH8 , Smad7; hSMAD7; SMAD family member 7|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit anti-Smad7 polyclonal antibody in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA, and 0.01% thimerosal.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||Smad7 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Antagonist of signaling by TGF-beta (transforming growth factor) type 1 receptor superfamily members; has been shown to inhibit TGF-beta (Transforming growth factor) and activin signaling by associating with their receptors thus preventing SMAD2 access. Functions as an adapter to recruit SMURF2 to the TGF-beta receptor complex. Also acts by recruiting the PPP1R15A- PP1 complex to TGFBR1, which promotes its dephosphorylation. Positively regulates PDPK1 kinase activity by stimulating its dissociation from the 14-3-3 protein YWHAQ which acts as a negative regulator (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus. Cytoplasm. Note=Interaction with NEDD4L or RNF111 or induces translocation from the nucleus to the cytoplasm. TGF-beta stimulates its translocation from the nucleus to the cytoplasm. PDPK1 inhibits its translocation from the nucleus to the cytoplasm in response to TGF-beta|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitous with higher expression in the lung and vascular endothelium|
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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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