Register or Login
  • All
  • Uniprot Id
  • Catalog #
  • Peptide Sequence
>   home   >   Products   >   Primary Antibodies   >   Signal Transduction   >   AP2S1 Antibody   

AP2S1 Antibody

Rabbit Monoclonal

  • WB - AP2S1 Antibody AJ1047a
    A. Western blot analysis on (A) fetal brain and (B) HeLa cell lysates using anti-AP2S1 RabMAb (Cat. #AJ1047a).
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 P53680
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat
Host Rabbit
Clonality Monoclonal
Clone Names EPR2696
Calculated MW 17018 Da
Gene ID 1175
Other Names AP-2 complex subunit sigma, Adaptor protein complex AP-2 subunit sigma, Adaptor-related protein complex 2 subunit sigma, Clathrin assembly protein 2 sigma small chain, Clathrin coat assembly protein AP17, Clathrin coat-associated protein AP17, HA2 17 kDa subunit, Plasma membrane adaptor AP-2 17 kDa protein, Sigma2-adaptin, AP2S1, AP17, CLAPS2
Target/Specificity A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in human AP2S1 was used as an immunogen.
Dilution WB~~1:1000~5000
Format 50 mM Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 0.15 M NaCl, 40% Glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 0.05% BSA.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.
PrecautionsAP2S1 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name AP2S1
Synonyms AP17, CLAPS2
Function Component of the adaptor protein complex 2 (AP-2). Adaptor protein complexes function in protein Transport via Transport vesicles in different membrane traffic pathways. Adaptor protein complexes are vesicle coat components and appear to be involved in cargo selection and vesicle formation. AP-2 is involved in clathrin-dependent endocytosis in which cargo proteins are incorporated into vesicles surrounded by clathrin (clathrin- coated vesicles, CCVs) which are destined for fusion with the early endosome. The clathrin lattice serves as a mechanical scaffold but is itself unable to bind directly to membrane components. Clathrin-associated adaptor protein (AP) complexes which can bind directly to both the clathrin lattice and to the lipid and protein components of membranes are considered to be the major clathrin adaptors contributing the CCV formation. AP-2 also serves as a cargo receptor to selectively sort the membrane proteins involved in receptor-mediated endocytosis. AP-2 seems to play a role in the recycling of synaptic vesicle membranes from the presynaptic surface. AP-2 recognizes Y-X-X-[FILMV] (Y-X-X-Phi) and [ED]-X-X-X-L-[LI] endocytosis signal motifs within the cytosolic tails of transmembrane cargo molecules. AP-2 may also play a role in maintaining normal post-endocytic trafficking through the ARF6-regulated, non-clathrin pathway. The AP-2 alpha and AP-2 sigma subunits are thought to contribute to the recognition of the [ED]-X-X-X-L-[LI] motif (By similarity). May also play a role in extracellular calcium homeostasis.
Cellular Location Cell membrane. Membrane, coated pit; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side. Note=AP-2 appears to be excluded from internalizing CCVs and to disengage from sites of endocytosis seconds before internalization of the nascent CCV
Research Areas
Citations (0)

Thousands of laboratories across the world have published research that depended on the performance of antibodies from Abgent to advance their research. Check out links to articles that cite our products in major peer-reviewed journals, organized by research category.

Submit your citation using an Abgent antibody to, and receive a free "I Love Antibodies" mug.


Adaptor-related protein complex 2 sigma-1 subunit (AP2S1, AP17) is the component of the adaptor complexes which links clathrin to receptors in coated vesicles. It is the smallest polypeptide chain component of AP-2, a heterotetramer composed of two large adaptins (alpha-type subunit, AP2 alpha, and beta-type subunit, AP2 beta), a medium adaptin (mu-type subunit, AP2 mu1) and a small adaptin (sigma-type subunit, AP2S1). AP-2 is one of two major clathrin-associated protein complexes that interact with the cytoplasmic tails of membrane proteins, leading to their selection and concentration (1, 2).


1. Kirchhausen T, et al. J Biol Chem. 266(17):11153-7, 1991 2. The UniProt Consortium, The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt). Nucleic Acids Res. 36:D190-D195 (2008)

Abgent welcomes feedback from its customers.

If you have used an Abgent product and would like to share how it has performed, please click on the "Submit Review" button and provide the requested information. Our staff will examine and post your review and contact you if needed.

If you have any additional inquiries please email technical services at

Cat# AJ1047a
(40 western blots)
Alternative Products:

Ordering Information

United States
AlbaniaAustraliaAustriaBelgiumBosnia & HerzegovinaBrazilBulgariaCanadaChinaCroatiaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkEstoniaFinlandFranceGermanyGreeceHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIrelandIsraelItalyJapanKoreaLatviaLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMalaysiaMaltaNetherlandsNew ZealandNorwayPakistanPolandPortugalRomaniaSerbiaSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSouth AfricaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandTaiwanTurkeyUnited KingdomUnited StatesVietnamOthers
Abgent, Inc.
(888) 735-7227 / (858) 622-0099
(858) 622-0609

Shipping Information

Domestic orders (in stock items)
Shipped out the same day. Orders placed after 1 PM (PST) will ship out the next business day.
International orders
Contact your local distributors
Santa Cruz Alternative
Terms & Conditions