Rabbit anti Human Wnt2b antibody
detects an epitope within the internal region of human Wnt2b, also known as Wnt13. Wnt2b is a signalling factor which acts as a ligand for members of the frizzled family of seven transmembrane receptors. It is thought to play a key role during mammalian early embryogenesis, and may also function as a stem cell factor for neural and retinal progenitor cells.
The Wnt2b gene encodes two alternative transcript variants; Wnt2B splicing variant 1 encodes secreted-type glycoprotein (Wnt2B isoform 1), while Wnt2B splicing variant 2 encodes a transmembrane-type glycoprotein (Wnt2B isoform 2).
Wnt2b has been implicated in gastric cancer, esophageal cancer and skin basal cell carcinoma (Katoh 2005
- 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 Wnt2b were raised by repeated immunisations of rabbit with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography.
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- Synthetic peptide corresponding to an internal domain of human Wnt2b.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 0.5mg/ml
- Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
- 12 months from date of despatch
- Entrez Gene
- GO Terms
lens development in camera-type eye
signal transducer activity
Wnt receptor signaling pathway, calcium modulating pathway
proteinaceous extracellular matrix
male gonad development
dorsal/ventral axis specification
negative regulation of gene-specific transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
cornea development in camera-type eye
hemopoietic stem cell proliferation
positive regulation of branching involved in ureteric bud morphogenesis
positive regulation of canonical Wnt receptor 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 WNT2B antibody
|Immunohistology - Paraffin 1
- 1This product requires antigen retrieval using heat treatment prior to staining of paraffin sections.Sodium citrate buffer pH 6.0 is recommended for this purpose.
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.
- Histology Positive Control Tissue
- Brain, cerebellum.
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Secondary Antibodies Available
Useful Reagents Available
Product Specific References
References for WNT2B antibody
Katoh, M. (2005) WNT2B: comparative integromics and clinical applications (Review).
Int J Mol Med. 16 (6): 1103-8.
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