|Application ||WB, FC, E|
|Calculated MW||167553 Da|
|Antigen Region||156-186 aa|
|Other Names||Collagen alpha-2(IV) chain, Canstatin, COL4A2|
|Target/Specificity||This COL4A2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 156-186 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human COL4A2.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||COL4A2 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Type IV collagen is the major structural component of glomerular basement membranes (GBM), forming a 'chicken-wire' meshwork together with laminins, proteoglycans and entactin/nidogen.|
|Cellular Location||Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix, basement membrane|
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This gene encodes one of the six subunits of type IV collagen, the major structural component of basement membranes. The C-terminal portion of the protein, known as canstatin, is an inhibitor of angiogenesis and tumor growth. Like the other members of the type IV collagen gene family, this gene is organized in a head-to-head conformation with another type IV collagen gene so that each gene pair shares a common promoter.
Bianchini, G., et al. J. Clin. Oncol. 28(28):4316-4323(2010)
Romero, R., et al. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 203 (4), 361 (2010) :
Bailey, S.D., et al. Diabetes Care 33(10):2250-2253(2010)
Romero, R., et al. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 202 (5), 431 (2010) :
Joslyn, G., et al. Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res. 34(5):800-812(2010)
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