|Calculated MW||99809 Da|
|Positive Control||Western blot:Huvec, C6 and Hela cell lysates.|
|Application & Usage||WB: 1:1000 – 1:10000.|
|Other Names||CDH2, CDHN, NCAD, Cadherin-2, CDw325|
|Formulation||In 50 mM Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 0.15 M NaCl, 40% Glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 0.05% BSA.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||N-Cadherin Antibody (Clone # EPR1791-4) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Cadherins are calcium-dependent cell adhesion proteins. They preferentially interact with themselves in a homophilic manner in connecting cells; cadherins may thus contribute to the sorting of heterogeneous cell types. Acts as a regulator of neural stem cells quiescence by mediating anchorage of neural stem cells to ependymocytes in the adult subependymal zone: upon cleavage by MMP24, CDH2-mediated anchorage is affected, leading to modulate neural stem cell quiescence. CDH2 may be involved in neuronal recognition mechanism. In hippocampal neurons, may regulate dendritic spine density (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
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