|Application ||WB, ICC, E|
|Other Accession||NP_054701, 31543108|
|Calculated MW||45681 Da|
|Application Notes||LAMP-2 antibody can be used for the detection of LAMP-2 by Western blot at 1 - 2 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunocytochemistry starting at 10 µg/mL.|
|Other Names||LAMP-2 Antibody: Mac3, LGP-B, CD107b, Lamp-2, Lamp II, Lamp-2a, Lamp-2b, Lamp-2c, Lysosome-associated membrane glycoprotein 2, CD107 antigen-like family member B, LAMP-2, lysosomal-associated membrane protein 2|
|Reconstitution & Storage||LAMP-2 antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.|
|Precautions||LAMP-2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Implicated in tumor cell metastasis. May function in protection of the lysosomal membrane from autodigestion, maintenance of the acidic environment of the lysosome, adhesion when expressed on the cell surface (plasma membrane), and inter- and intracellular signal transduction. Protects cells from the toxic effects of methylating mutagens.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Endosome membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein Lysosome membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=This protein shuttles between lysosomes, endosomes, and the plasma membrane|
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LAMP-2 Antibody: Autophagy, the process of bulk degradation of cellular proteins through an autophagosomic-lysosomal pathway is important for normal growth control and may be defective in tumor cells. It is involved in the preservation of cellular nutrients under starvation conditions as well as the normal turnover of cytosolic components and is negatively regulated by TOR (Target of rapamycin). LAMP-2, a highly glycosylated protein associated with the lysosome, has recently been shown to be important in autophagy as mice deficient in this protein failed to convert autophagic vacuoles into vacuoles leading to impaired degradation of long-lived proteins. This correlates with the finding that human LAMP-2 deficiency causing Danon's disease is associated with the accumulation of autophagic material in striated myocytes. LAMP-2 exists in multiple isoforms.
Gozuacik D and Kimchi A. Autophagy as a cell death and tumor suppressor mechanism. Oncogene. 2004; 23:2891-906.
Kisen GO, Tessitore L, Costelli P, et al. Reduced autophagic activity in primary rat hepatocellular carcinoma and ascites hepatoma cells. Carcinogenesis1993; 14:2501-5.
Kamada Y, Funakoshi T, Shintani T, et al. Tor-mediated induction of autophagy via Apg1 protein kinase complex. J. Cell. Biol.2000; 150:1507-13.
Granger BL, Green SA, Gabel CA, et al. Characterization and cloning of the lgp110, a lysosomal glycoprotein from mouse and rat cells. J. Biol. Chem.1990; 265:12036-43.
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