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Msx2 Blocking Peptide (C-term)

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession P35548
Additional Information
Gene ID 4488
Other Names Homeobox protein MSX-2, Homeobox protein Hox-8, MSX2, HOX8
Target/Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence is selected from aa 206-222 of HUMAN MSX2
Format Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.
PrecautionsThis product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name MSX2
Synonyms HOX8
Function Acts as a transcriptional regulator in bone development. Represses the ALPL promoter activity and antogonizes the stimulatory effect of DLX5 on ALPL expression during osteoblast differentiation. Probable morphogenetic role. May play a role in limb-pattern formation. In osteoblasts, suppresses transcription driven by the osteocalcin FGF response element (OCFRE). Binds to the homeodomain-response element of the ALPL promoter.
Cellular Location Nucleus.
Research Areas
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This gene encodes a member of the muscle segment homeobox gene family. The encoded protein is a transcriptional repressor whose normal activity may establish a balance between survival and apoptosis of neural crest-derived cells required for proper craniofacial morphogenesis. The encoded protein may also have a role in promoting cell growth under certain conditions and may be an important target for the RAS signaling pathways. Mutations in this gene are associated with parietal foramina 1 and craniosynostosis type 2.


Shao,J.S., Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1117, 40-50 (2007)
Han,J., Mech. Dev. 124 (9-10), 729-745 (2007)
Ghassibe,M., Eur. J. Pediatr. 165 (10), 734-735 (2006)

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