|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_075259, 2263, 14183 (mouse), 25022 (rat)|
|Predicted||Mouse, Rat, Pig, Dog, Cow|
|Calculated MW||92025 Da|
|Other Names||Fibroblast growth factor receptor 2, FGFR-2, 18.104.22.168, K-sam, KGFR, Keratinocyte growth factor receptor, CD332, FGFR2, BEK, KGFR, KSAM|
|Target/Specificity||Peptide with sequence C-GREKEITASPDY, from the internal region of the protein sequence according to NP_000132.3; NP_075259.4; NP_001138385.1; NP_001138386.1; NP_001138387.1; NP_001138388.1; NP_001138390.1; NP_001138391.1.|
|Format||0.5 mg IgG/ml in Tris saline (20mM Tris pH7.3, 150mM NaCl), 0.02% sodium azide, with 0.5% bovine serum albumin|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Goat Anti-FGFR2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||BEK, KGFR, KSAM|
|Function||Tyrosine-protein kinase that acts as cell-surface receptor for fibroblast growth factors and plays an essential role in the regulation of cell proliferation, differentiation, migration and apoptosis, and in the regulation of embryonic development. Required for normal embryonic patterning, trophoblast function, limb bud development, lung morphogenesis, osteogenesis and skin development. Plays an essential role in the regulation of osteoblast differentiation, proliferation and apoptosis, and is required for normal skeleton development. Promotes cell proliferation in keratinocytes and immature osteoblasts, but promotes apoptosis in differentiated osteoblasts. Phosphorylates PLCG1, FRS2 and PAK4. Ligand binding leads to the activation of several signaling cascades. Activation of PLCG1 leads to the production of the cellular signaling molecules diacylglycerol and inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate. Phosphorylation of FRS2 triggers recruitment of GRB2, GAB1, PIK3R1 and SOS1, and mediates activation of RAS, MAPK1/ERK2, MAPK3/ERK1 and the MAP kinase signaling pathway, as well as of the AKT1 signaling pathway. FGFR2 signaling is down-regulated by ubiquitination, internalization and degradation. Mutations that lead to constitutive kinase activation or impair normal FGFR2 maturation, internalization and degradation lead to aberrant signaling. Over-expressed FGFR2 promotes activation of STAT1.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Golgi apparatus. Cytoplasmic vesicle. Note=Detected on osteoblast plasma membrane lipid rafts. After ligand binding, the activated receptor is rapidly internalized and degraded Isoform 3: Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=After ligand binding, the activated receptor is rapidly internalized and degraded Isoform 19: Secreted.|
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The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the fibroblast growth factor receptor family, where amino acid sequence is highly conserved between members and throughout evolution. FGFR family members differ from one another in their ligand affinities and tissue distribution. A full-length representative protein consists of an extracellular region, composed of three immunoglobulin-like domains, a single hydrophobic membrane-spanning segment and a cytoplasmic tyrosine kinase domain. The extracellular portion of the protein interacts with fibroblast growth factors, setting in motion a cascade of downstream signals, ultimately influencing mitogenesis and differentiation. This particular family member is a high-affinity receptor for acidic, basic and/or keratinocyte growth factor, depending on the isoform. Mutations in this gene are associated with Crouzon syndrome, Pfeiffer syndrome, Craniosynostosis, Apert syndrome, Jackson-Weiss syndrome, Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome, Saethre-Chotzen syndrome, and syndromic craniosynostosis. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been noted for this gene.
FGF21 signalling pathway and metabolic traits - genetic association analysis. Kaess BM, et al. Eur J Hum Genet, 2010 Aug 18. PMID 20717167.
[Association of FGFR2 gene polymorphism with estrogen receptor positive breast cancer detected by fluorescent quantitative PCR.] Ren L, et al. Zhonghua Yi Xue Yi Chuan Xue Za Zhi, 2010 Aug. PMID 20677155.
Incidence of breast cancer and its subtypes in relation to individual and multiple low-penetrance genetic susceptibility loci. Reeves GK, et al. JAMA, 2010 Jul 28. PMID 20664043.
Risk of aggressive breast cancer in women of Han nationality carrying TGFB1 rs1982073 C allele and FGFR2 rs1219648 G allele in North China. Chen XH, et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat, 2010 Jul 17. PMID 20640597.
Maternal genes and facial clefts in offspring: a comprehensive search for genetic associations in two population-based cleft studies from Scandinavia. Jugessur A, et al. PLoS One, 2010 Jul 9. PMID 20634891.
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