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COX2 Antibody

Rabbit Monoclonal Antibody

  • WB - COX2 Antibody AJ1195a
    A. Western blot analysis on Raw264.7 cell lysate + LPS using anti-COX-2 RabMAb (Cat. #AJ1195a), dilution 1:500.
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 P35354
Reactivity Human, Mouse
Host Rabbit
Clonality Monoclonal
Clone Names EP1978Y
Calculated MW 68996 Da
Gene ID 5743
Other Names Prostaglandin G/H synthase 2, Cyclooxygenase-2, COX-2, PHS II, Prostaglandin H2 synthase 2, PGH synthase 2, PGHS-2, Prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2, PTGS2, COX2
Target/Specificity A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in human COX-2 was used as an immunogen.
Dilution WB~~1:500
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.
PrecautionsCOX2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name PTGS2
Synonyms COX2
Function Converts arachidonate to prostaglandin H2 (PGH2), a committed step in prostanoid synthesis. Constitutively expressed in some tissues in physiological conditions, such as the endothelium, kidney and brain, and in pathological conditions, such as in cancer. PTGS2 is responsible for production of inflammatory prostaglandins. Up-regulation of PTGS2 is also associated with increased cell adhesion, phenotypic changes, resistance to apoptosis and tumor angiogenesis. In cancer cells, PTGS2 is a key step in the production of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), which plays important roles in modulating motility, proliferation and resistance to apoptosis.
Cellular Location Microsome membrane; Peripheral membrane protein. Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Peripheral membrane protein
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COX2 (Cyclooxygenase-2. PGHS2) is an inducible dimeric enzyme belonging to prostaglandin G/H synthase family. COX2, similar to COX1, functions to form prostaglandins by catalyzing the synthesis of cyclic endoperoxides from arachidonic acid. COX2 expression is induced by lipopolysaccaride (LPS) and peptoglycan (PGN) and is highly expressed in activated marcophages. It has been implicated as a mediator of inflammation and a possible role in prostanoid signaling in activity-dependent plasticity (1). COX2 is considered as an ideal marker in immune response regulation studies and a therapeutic target against inflammatory diseases (2).


1. WE Kaufmann et al. PNAS 96(6): 2317-2321, 1996
2. Kargman S et al. Biochem Pharmacol. 52(7):1113-1125, 1996

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Cat# AJ1195a
(40 western blots)
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