Rabbit anti SHP2 antibody recognizes src homology 2 domain containing tyrosine phosphatase (SHP2), a 68 kDa member of the protein tyrosine phosphatase family. SHP2 acts downstream of growth factor receptors and cytoplasmic protein tyrosine kinases which transduce signals from cell surface to the nucleus. The recruitment and activation of SHP2 is mediated through the binding of CD172a to its ligand CD47.SHP2 regulates a variety of cellular processes. These include transcription, embryonic development, cell growth, cell migration, differentiation, mitotic cycle, haematopoiesis and oncogenic transformation. As a result, dysregulation of the SHP2 gene has been linked to LEOPARD, Noonan and Noonan-like syndrome as well as acute myeloid leukaemia. SHP2 is ubiquitously expressed, with highest levels found in heart, brain, and skeletal muscle.
- Target Species
- Species Cross-Reactivity
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- N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Antiserum Preparation
- Antisera to human SHP2 were raised by repeated immunisations of rabbits with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography.
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- 14 amino acid peptide sequence near the carboxy terminus of human SHP2.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0mg/ml
- This product is shipped at ambient temperature. It is recommended to aliquot and store at -20°C on receipt. When thawed, aliquot the sample as needed. Keep aliquots at 2-8°C for short term use (up to 4 weeks) and store the remaining aliquots at -20°C.
Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
- 12 months from date of despatch
- Entrez Gene
- GO Terms
non-membrane spanning protein tyrosine phosphatase activity
epidermal growth factor receptor signaling pathway
insulin receptor signaling pathway
fibroblast growth factor receptor signaling pathway
T cell costimulation
cell junction assembly
interferon-gamma-mediated signaling pathway
regulation of interferon-gamma-mediated signaling pathway
type I interferon-mediated signaling pathway
regulation of type I interferon-mediated signaling pathway
- For research purposes only
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.
Applications of SHP2 antibody
Where this antibody 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 antibody for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
- Western Blotting
- AHP1198 detects a band of approximately 68kDa in skeletal muscle tissue lysate.
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Product Specific References
References for SHP2 antibody
Kumar, S. et al. (2011) Disruption of HLA-DR raft, deregulations of Lck-ZAP-70-Cbl-b cross-talk and miR181a towards T cell hyporesponsiveness in leprosy.
Mol Immunol. 48 (9-10): 1178-90.
Salmond, R.J. & Alexander, D.R. (2006) SHP2 forecast for the immune system: fog gradually clearing.
Trends Immunol. 27 (3): 154-60.
Fujioka, Y. et al. (1996) A novel membrane glycoprotein, SHPS-1, that binds the SH2-domain-containing protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP-2 in response to mitogens and cell adhesion.
Mol Cell Biol. 16 (12): 6887-99.
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