|Application ||WB, IHC-P|
|Description||Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Connective tissue growth factor(CTGF) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Human;Rat.|
|Reconstitution||Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.|
|Other Names||Connective tissue growth factor, CCN family member 2, Hypertrophic chondrocyte-specific protein 24, Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 8, IBP-8, IGF-binding protein 8, IGFBP-8, CTGF, CCN2, HCS24, IGFBP8|
|Calculated MW||38091 MW KDa|
|Application Details||Immunohistochemistry(Paraffin-embedded Section), 0.5-1 µg/ml, Human, By Heat|
Western blot, 0.1-0.5 µg/ml, Human, Rat
|Subcellular Localization||Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix . Secreted .|
|Tissue Specificity||Expressed in bone marrow and thymic cells. Also expressed one of two Wilms tumors tested. .|
|Protein Name||Connective tissue growth factor|
|Contents||Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg NaN3.|
|Immunogen||E.coli-derived human CTGF recombinant protein (Position: R58-A349). Human CTGF shares 95.5% and 95.9% amino acid (aa) sequence identity with mouse and rat CTGF, respectively.|
|Purification||Immunogen affinity purified.|
|Cross Reactivity||No cross reactivity with other proteins|
|Storage||At -20˚C for one year. After r˚Constitution, at 4˚C for one month. It˚Can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20˚C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Sequence Similarities||Belongs to the CCN family.|
|Synonyms||CCN2, HCS24, IGFBP8|
|Function||Major connective tissue mitoattractant secreted by vascular endothelial cells. Promotes proliferation and differentiation of chondrocytes. Mediates heparin- and divalent cation-dependent cell adhesion in many cell types including fibroblasts, myofibroblasts, endothelial and epithelial cells. Enhances fibroblast growth factor-induced DNA synthesis.|
|Cellular Location||Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix. Secreted|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in bone marrow and thymic cells. Also expressed one of two Wilms tumors tested|
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CTGF, also known as CCN2 or connective tissue growth factor, is a matricellular protein of the CCN family of extracellular matrix-associated heparin-binding proteins (see also CCN intercellular signaling protein). CTGF has important roles in many biological processes, including cell adhesion, migration, proliferation, angiogenesis, skeletal development, and tissue wound repair, and is critically involved in fibrotic disease and several forms of cancers. The protein encoded by this gene is a mitogen that is secreted by vascular endothelial cells. And the encoded protein plays a role in chondrocyte proliferation and differentiation, cell adhesion in many cell types, and is related to platelet-derived growth factor. Certain polymorphisms in this gene have been linked with a higher incidence of systemic sclerosis.
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