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Merlin Antibody (N-term)

Purified Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody (Pab)

  • WB - Merlin Antibody (N-term) AP6786A
    Western blot analysis of Merlin Antibody (N-term) (Cat. #AP6786a) in NCI-H460 cell line lysates (35ug/lane). NF2 (arrow) was detected using the purified Pab.
  • IHC-P - Merlin Antibody (N-term) AP6786A
    Merlin Antibody (N-term) (Cat. #AP6786a) IHC analysis in formalin fixed and paraffin embedded human lung carcinoma followed by peroxidase conjugation of the secondary antibody and DAB staining. This data demonstrates the use of the Merlin Antibody (N-term) for immunohistochemistry. Clinical relevance has not been evaluated.
  • IF - Merlin Antibody (N-term) AP6786A
    Confocal immunofluorescent analysis of Merlin Antibody (N-term)(Cat. #AP6786a) with Hela cell followed by Alexa Fluor® 488-conjugated goat anti-rabbit lgG (green). DAPI was used to stain the cell nuclear (blue).
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 P35240
Other Accession Q63648, P46662
Reactivity Human
Predicted Mouse, Rat
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype Rabbit Ig
Calculated MW 69690 Da
Antigen Region 65-95 aa
Additional Information
Gene ID 4771
Other Names Merlin, Moesin-ezrin-radixin-like protein, Neurofibromin-2, Schwannomerlin, Schwannomin, NF2, SCH
Target/Specificity This Merlin antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 65-95 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human Merlin.
Dilution WB~~1:1000
Format Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.
StorageMaintain 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.
PrecautionsMerlin Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name NF2
Synonyms SCH
Function Probable regulator of the Hippo/SWH (Sav/Wts/Hpo) signaling pathway, a signaling pathway that plays a pivotal role in tumor suppression by restricting proliferation and promoting apoptosis. Along with WWC1 can synergistically induce the phosphorylation of LATS1 and LATS2 and can probably function in the regulation of the Hippo/SWH (Sav/Wts/Hpo) signaling pathway. May act as a membrane stabilizing protein. May inhibit PI3 kinase by binding to AGAP2 and impairing its stimulating activity. Suppresses cell proliferation and tumorigenesis by inhibiting the CUL4A-RBX1-DDB1-VprBP/DCAF1 E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase complex.
Cellular Location Isoform 1: Cell projection, filopodium membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side. Cell projection, ruffle membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side. Nucleus. Note=In a fibroblastic cell line, isoform 1 is found homogeneously distributed over the entire cell, with a particularly strong staining in ruffling membranes and filopodia. Colocalizes with MPP1 in non-myelin-forming Schwann cells. Binds with VPRBP in the nucleus. The intramolecular association of the FERM domain with the C-terminal tail promotes nuclear accumulation. The unphosphorylated form accumulates predominantly in the nucleus while the phosphorylated form is largely confined to the non-nuclear fractions Isoform 9: Cytoplasm, perinuclear region. Cytoplasmic granule. Note=Observed in cytoplasmic granules concentrated in a perinuclear location. Isoform 9 is absent from ruffling membranes and filopodia
Tissue Location Widely expressed. Isoform 1 and isoform 3 are predominant. Isoform 4, isoform 5 and isoform 6 are expressed moderately. Isoform 8 is found at low frequency. Isoform 7, isoform 9 and isoform 10 are not expressed in adult tissues, with the exception of adult retina expressing isoform 10. Isoform 9 is faintly expressed in fetal brain, heart, lung, skeletal muscle and spleen. Fetal thymus expresses isoforms 1, 7, 9 and 10 at similar levels
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Merlin is similar to some members of the ERM (ezrin, radixin, moesin) family of proteins that are thought to link cytoskeletal components with proteins in the cell membrane. This protein has been shown to interact with cell-surface proteins, proteins involved in cytoskeletal dynamics and proteins involved in regulating ion transport.


James,M.F.,, Mol. Cell. Biol. 29 (15), 4250-4261 (2009)

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