IGF-II antibody

Rabbit anti Human Insulin-Like Growth Factor II

Product Type
Polyclonal Antibody
Isotype
Polyclonal IgG
Specificity
IGF-II

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Rabbit anti Human Insulin-Like Growth Factor II antibody recognizes human IGF-II (Insulin-like Growth Factor II), a 67 amino acid mitogenic polypeptide and member of the Insulin gene family, synthesized by various foetal tissues during prenatal development, under the influence of placental lactogen.

IGF-II is a growth factor which exhibits both paracrine and autocrine properties and signals by binding to the type 1 and type 2 insulin-like growth factor receptors (type 1 IGFR and type 2 IGFR), and also to the insulin receptor (IR). The availability of IGF-II is dependent upon its attachment to, and release from, various IGF binding proteins (IGFBPs), a relationship which has been investigated in breast cancer research (Singer et al. 2004).

Target Species
Human
Product Form
Purified IgG - lyophilized
Reconstitution
Reconstitute with 0.1ml distilled water. For long term storage the addition of 0.09% sodium azide is recommended. NB: For functional studies do not add azide.
Antiserum Preparation
Antisera to human IGF-II were raised by repeated immunisations of rabbits with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography.
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
None present
Carrier Free
Yes
Immunogen
Recombinant human IGF-II.
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 1.0mg/ml
Regulatory
For research purposes only
Guarantee
12 months from date of despatch

Prior to reconstitution store at -20°C.
After reconstitution store at -20°C.

This product should be stored undiluted. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
ELISA 0.5 2.0ug/ml
Functional Assays 3.1 4.6ug/ml
Immunohistology - Paraffin
Western Blotting 0.1 0.2ug/ml
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
Western Blotting
This antibody may be used in Western Blotting under either reducing or non-reducing conditions.

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References for IGF-II antibody

  1. Terasawa, H. et al. (1994) Solution structure of human insulin-like growth factor II; recognition sites for receptors and binding proteins.
    EMBO J. 13 (23): 5590-7.
  2. Singer, C.F. et al. (2004) Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF-II serum concentrations in patients with benign and malignant breast lesions: free IGF-II is correlated with breast cancer size.
    Clin Cancer Res. 10 (12 Pt 1): 4003-9.

Synonyms
Insulin-Like Growth Factor II
RRID
AB_2122535
UniProt
P01344
Entrez Gene
IGF2
GO Terms
GO:0001501 skeletal system development
GO:0001503 ossification
GO:0005158 insulin receptor binding
GO:0005159 insulin-like growth factor receptor binding
GO:0005179 hormone activity
GO:0005615 extracellular space
GO:0006006 glucose metabolic process
GO:0006349 regulation of gene expression by genetic imprinting
GO:0008083 growth factor activity
GO:0008284 positive regulation of cell proliferation
GO:0008286 insulin receptor signaling pathway
GO:0032583 regulation of gene-specific transcription
GO:0043410 positive regulation of MAPKKK cascade
GO:0045840 positive regulation of mitosis
GO:0046628 positive regulation of insulin receptor signaling pathway
GO:0051781 positive regulation of cell division
GO:0051897 positive regulation of protein kinase B signaling cascade
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