|Application ||WB, IHC-P|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Dilution||IHC-P (20 µg/ml)|
|Other Names||Beta-secretase 2, 184.108.40.206, Aspartic-like protease 56 kDa, Aspartyl protease 1, ASP1, Asp 1, Beta-site amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme 2, Beta-site APP cleaving enzyme 2, Down region aspartic protease, DRAP, Memapsin-1, Membrane-associated aspartic protease 1, Theta-secretase, BACE2, AEPLC, ALP56, ASP21|
|Target/Specificity||Amino acids 44 to 59 of human BACE2|
|Reconstitution & Storage||+4°C or -20°C, Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Precautions||BACE2 Antibody (aa44-59) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||AEPLC, ALP56, ASP21|
|Function||Responsible for the proteolytic processing of the amyloid precursor protein (APP). Cleaves APP, between residues 690 and 691, leading to the generation and extracellular release of beta-cleaved soluble APP, and a corresponding cell-associated C- terminal fragment which is later released by gamma-secretase. It has also been shown that it can cleave APP between residues 671 and 672.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Golgi apparatus. Endoplasmic reticulum. Endosome. Cell surface|
|Tissue Location||Brain. Present in neurons within the hippocampus, frontal cortex and temporal cortex (at protein level). Expressed at low levels in most peripheral tissues and at higher levels in colon, kidney, pancreas, placenta, prostate, stomach and trachea. Expressed at low levels in the brain. Found in spinal cord, medulla oblongata, substantia nigra and locus coruleus. Expressed in the ductal epithelium of both normal and malignant prostate.|
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Responsible for the proteolytic processing of the amyloid precursor protein (APP). Cleaves APP, between residues 690 and 691, leading to the generation and extracellular release of beta-cleaved soluble APP, and a corresponding cell-associated C- terminal fragment which is later released by gamma-secretase. It has also been shown that it can cleave APP between residues 671 and 672.
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Acquati F.,et al.FEBS Lett. 468:59-64(2000).
Bennett B.D.,et al.J. Biol. Chem. 275:20647-20651(2000).
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