|Other Names||Protein tyrosine phosphatase type IVA 2, HU-PP-1, OV-1, PTP(CAAXII), Protein-tyrosine phosphatase 4a2, Protein-tyrosine phosphatase of regenerating liver 2, PRL-2, PTP4A2, PRL2, PTPCAAX2|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP6838c was selected from the Center region of human PTP4A2. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|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.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Protein tyrosine phosphatase which stimulates progression from G1 into S phase during mitosis. Promotes tumors. Inhibits geranylgeranyl transferase type II activity by blocking the association between RABGGTA and RABGGTB.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane. Early endosome. Cytoplasm.|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitously expressed, with highest levels in skeletal muscle, heart and thymus. Overexpressed in prostate tumor tissue.|
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PTP4A2 belongs to a small class of the protein tyrosine phosphatase (PTP) family. PTPs are cell signaling molecules that play regulatory roles in a variety of cellular processes. PTPs in this class contain a protein tyrosine phosphatase catalytic domain and a characteristic C-terminal prenylation motif. This PTP has been shown to primarily associate with plasmic and endosomal membrane through its C-terminal prenylation. This PTP was found to interact with the beta-subunit of Rab geranylgeranyltransferase II (beta GGT II), and thus may function as a regulator of GGT II activity.
Ewing,R.M., et.al., Mol. Syst. Biol. 3, 89 (2007)
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