|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Other Accession||P38444, P27038, Q90669, Q28043, Q28560|
|Predicted||Bovine, Chicken, Rat, Sheep|
|Calculated MW||57848 Da|
|Antigen Region||2-29 aa|
|Other Names||Activin receptor type-2A, Activin receptor type IIA, ACTR-IIA, ACTRIIA, ACVR2A, ACVR2|
|Target/Specificity||This ACVR2A antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 2-29 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human ACVR2A.|
|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.|
|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||ACVR2A Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||On ligand binding, forms a receptor complex consisting of two type II and two type I transmembrane serine/threonine kinases. Type II receptors phosphorylate and activate type I receptors which autophosphorylate, then bind and activate SMAD transcriptional regulators. Receptor for activin A, activin B and inhibin A. Mediates induction of adipogenesis by GDF6 (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
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ACVR2A is an activin A type II receptor. Activins are dimeric growth and differentiation factors which belong to the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) superfamily of structurally related signaling proteins. Activins signal through a heteromeric complex of receptor serine kinases which include at least two type I (I and IB) and two type II (II and IIB) receptors. These receptors are all transmembrane proteins, composed of a ligand-binding extracellular domain with cysteine-rich region, a transmembrane domain, and a cytoplasmic domain with predicted serine/threonine specificity. Type I receptors are essential for signaling; and type II receptors are required for binding ligands and for expression of type I receptors. Type I and II receptors form a stable complex after ligand binding, resulting in phosphorylation of type I receptors by type II receptors. Type II receptors are considered to be constitutively active kinases.
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Olaru, A., et al., Lab. Invest. 83(12):1867-1871 (2003).
Casagrandi, D., et al., Mol. Hum. Reprod. 9(4):199-203 (2003).
Greenwald, J., et al., Mol. Cell 11(3):605-617 (2003).
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