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Mitofusin 2 Antibody

Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession O95140
Other Accession EAW71727
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype Rabbit IgG
Calculated MW 86402 Da
Additional Information
Gene ID 9927
Application & Usage Western blotting (0.5-4 µg/ml). However, the optimal concentrations should be determined individually. The antibody recognizes 68 kDa and 86 kDa bands from samples of human, mouse, rat origins. Reactivity to other species has not been tested.

Other Names mitofusin2, mitofusin 2, mitofusin-2, MFN2, CMT2A, CMT2A2, CPRP1, HSG, KIAA0214, MARF
Target/Specificity Mitofusin 2
Antibody Form Liquid
Appearance Colorless liquid
Formulation 100 µg (0.5mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit 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
Background Descriptions
PrecautionsMitofusin 2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name MFN2
Synonyms CPRP1, KIAA0214
Function Essential transmembrane GTPase, which mediates mitochondrial fusion. Fusion of mitochondria occurs in many cell types and constitutes an important step in mitochondria morphology, which is balanced between fusion and fission. MFN2 acts independently of the cytoskeleton. It therefore plays a central role in mitochondrial metabolism and may be associated with obesity and/or apoptosis processes. Overexpression induces the formation of mitochondrial networks. Plays an important role in the regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation. Involved in the clearance of damaged mitochondria via selective autophagy (mitophagy). Is required for PARK2 recruitment to dysfunctional mitochondria. Involved in the control of unfolded protein response (UPR) upon ER stress including activation of apoptosis and autophagy during ER stress. Acts as an upstream regulator of EIF2AK3 and suppresses EIF2AK3 activation under basal conditions.
Cellular Location Mitochondrion outer membrane; Multi- pass membrane protein. Note=Colocalizes with BAX during apoptosis
Tissue Location Ubiquitous; expressed at low level. Highly expressed in heart and kidney.
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Mitofusin 2 (Mfn 2) is mostly expressed in the heart and muscle tissues. It is a transmembrane protein that mediates mitochondria fusion and plays a central role in the maintenance of mitochondrial morphology. A GTPase domain is required for the function of Mitofusin proteins. Mutations in Mfn2 can lead to Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a common inherited disorder of the peripheral nervous system. Mfn2 may also be associated with obesity and/or apoptosis.

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$ 245.00
Cat# ABV10679
(40 western blots)
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