|Other Names||Calpain-2 catalytic subunit, Calcium-activated neutral proteinase 2, CANP 2, Calpain M-type, Calpain large polypeptide L2, Calpain-2 large subunit, Millimolar-calpain, M-calpain, CAPN2, CANPL2|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP6978b was selected from the C-term region of human CAPN2. 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||Calcium-regulated non-lysosomal thiol-protease which catalyzes limited proteolysis of substrates involved in cytoskeletal remodeling and signal transduction. Proteolytically cleaves MYOC at 'Arg-226' (PubMed:17650508). Proteolytically cleaves CPEB3 following neuronal stimulation which abolishes CPEB3 translational repressor activity, leading to translation of CPEB3 target mRNAs (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Cell membrane. Note=Translocates to the plasma membrane upon Ca(2+) binding|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
The calpains, calcium-activated neutral proteases, are nonlysosomal, intracellular cysteine proteases. The mammalian calpains include ubiquitous, stomach-specific, and muscle-specific proteins. The ubiquitous enzymes consist of heterodimers with distinct large, catalytic subunits associated with a common small, regulatory subunit. CAPN2 is the large subunit of the ubiquitous enzyme, calpain 2.
Mizuta,I., et.al., Hum. Genet. 124 (1), 89-94 (2008)
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