|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||AAH62141, 38328420|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||22025 Da|
|Application Notes||RCAN2 antibody can be used for detection of RCAN2 by Western blot at 1 - 2 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 2.5 µg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||RCAN2 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||RCAN2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Inhibits calcineurin-dependent transcriptional responses by binding to the catalytic domain of calcineurin A. Could play a role during central nervous system development.|
|Tissue Location||Highest expression in heart, skeletal muscle and brain. Lower expression in all other tissues|
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RCAN2 Antibody: Regulator of calcineurin 2 (RCAN2), also known as ZAKI4 and DSCR1L1, is expressed as two isoforms differing at their N-terminus. The longer of the two (isoform 1) is expressed exclusively in the brain, while isoform 2 is ubiquitously expressed, with highest expression in brain, heart, and muscle. Both isoforms bind to the catalytic subunit of calcineurin, a Ca++-dependent protein phosphatase involved in several neuronal functions, though their C-terminal region and inhibit calcineurin's activity. Unlike isoform 1 of RCAN2, the expression of the second isoform is not induced by the thyroid hormone T3. RCAN2 is a member of a family of three endogenous calcineurin regulators that are located near the minimal supernumerary fragment of chromosome 21 in individuals with Down syndrome, suggesting that they play a role in this syndrome. Multiple isoforms of RCAN2 are known to exist.
Miyazaki T, Kanou Y, Murata Y, et al. Molecular cloning of a novel thyroid hormone-responsive gene, ZAKI-4, in human skin fibroblasts. J. Biol. Chem.1996; 271:14567-71.
Rothermal B, Vega RB, Yang J, et al. A protein encoded within the Down syndrome critical region is enriched in striated muscles and inhibits calcineurin signaling. J. Biol. Chem.2000; 275:8719-25.
Cao X, Kambe F, Miyazaki Y, et al. Novel human ZAKI-4 isoforms: hormonal and tissue-specific regulation and function as calcineurin inhibitors. Biochem. J.2002; 367:459-66.
Fuentes JJ, Genesca L, Kingsbury TJ, et al. DSCR1, overexpressed in Down syndrome, is an inhibitor of calcineurin-mediated signaling pathways. Hum. Mol. Genet.2000; 9:1681-90.
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