|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_006399, 5453541|
|Calculated MW||19 kDa|
|Application Notes||AGR2 antibody can be used for detection of AGR2 by Western blot at 1 - 2 µg/mL.|
|Target/Specificity||AGR2; Two isoforms of AGR2 exists as a result of alternative splicing event.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||AGR2 antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year.|
|Precautions||AGR2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Required for MUC2 post-transcriptional synthesis and secretion. May play a role in the production of mucus by intestinal cells (By similarity). Proto-oncogene that may play a role in cell migration, cell differentiation and cell growth. Promotes cell adhesion (PubMed:23274113).|
|Cellular Location||Secreted. Endoplasmic reticulum|
|Tissue Location||Expressed strongly in trachea, lung, stomach, colon, prostate and small intestine. Expressed weakly in pituitary gland, salivary gland, mammary gland, bladder, appendix, ovary, fetal lung, uterus, pancreas, kidney, fetal kidney, testis, placenta, thyroid gland and in estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer cell lines.|
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AGR2 Antibody: AGR2 (anterior gradient protein 2) and AGR3 are members of the anterior gradient homolog family. They are secreted cytoplasmic proteins which are involved in metastasis induction and p53 tumour supressor inhibition. They may serve as molecular markers and potential therapeutic targets for hormone-responsive breast tumours. AGR2 is ubiquitously expressed with upregulated expression in prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, renal carcinomas and endometrial carcinomas. AGR2 expression is positively correlated with that of the estrogen receptor (ER) and is negatively correlated with that of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR).
Zhang JS, Gong A, Cheville JC, et al. AGR2, an androgen-inducible secretory protein overexpressed in prostate cancer. Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2005; 43:249-59.
Zheng W, Rosenstiel P, Huse K, et al. Evaluation of AGR2 and AGR3 as candidate genes for inflammatory bowel disease. Genes Immun. 2006; 7:11-8.
Gray TA, MacLaine NJ, Michie CO, et al. Anterior Gradient-3: a novel biomarker for ovarian cancer that mediates cisplatin resistance in xenograft models. J. Immunol. Methods 2012; 378:20-32.
Darb-Esfahani S, Fritzsche F, Kristiansen G, et al. Anterior gradient protein 2 (AGR2) is an independent prognostic factor in ovarian high-grade serous carcinoma. Virchows Arch. 2012; 461:109-16.
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