Human ALK-7 APC-conjugated Antibody

  • Species Reactivity
  • Specificity
    Detects human ALK‑7 in direct ELISAs. In direct ELISAs, no cross-reactivity with recombinant rat ALK-7 is observed.
  • Source
    Monoclonal Mouse IgG2B Clone # 810506
  • Purification
    Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
  • Immunogen
    Chinese hamster ovary cell line CHO-derived recombinant human ALK‑7
    Accession # Q8NER5
  • Formulation
    Supplied in a saline solution containing BSA and Sodium Azide.
  • Label
  • Flow Cytometry
    10 µL/106 cells
    See below
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
Data Examples
Detection of ALK‑7 in PC‑3 Human Cell Line by Flow Cytometry. PC‑3 human prostate cancer cell line was stained with Mouse Anti-Human ALK‑7 APC‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB77491A, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC0041A, open histogram). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
Preparation and Storage
  • Shipping
    The product is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
  • Stability & Storage
    Protect from light. Do not freeze.
    • 12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Background: ALK-7
Activin Receptor-like Kinase 7 (ALK-7), also known as Activin R1C (gene name ACVR1C), is a glycosylated 58 kDa type I receptor in the superfamily of TGF-beta serine/threonine kinase receptors. It associates with type II receptors to form a signaling complex that responds to the ligands Activin AB, and Activin B, GDF3, and Nodal. ALK-7 plays a role in regulating energy balance by inhibiting insulin secretion and inducing pancreatic beta cell apoptosis. It is expressed in adipose tissue but downregulated in obesity. ALK-7 is also expressed in pituitary gonadotropic cells and in pre-eclamptic placenta. It induces the apoptosis of trophoblasts as well as ovarian granulosa and epithelial cells. Within the extracellular domain, human ALK-7 shares 95% and 91% amino acid (aa) sequence identity with mouse and rat ALK-7, respectively. Alternate splicing of human ALK-7 generates additional isoforms with either a 50 aa N-terminal truncation or with deletions of 79 aa or 157 aa that encompass the transmembrane segment.
  • Long Name:
    Activin Receptor-like Kinase 7
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    130399 (Human); 245921 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    activin A receptor, type IC; Activin receptor type IC; activin receptor type-1C; Activin receptor-like kinase 7; Activin RIC; ACTR-IC; ACVR1C; ACVRLK7; ALK7; ALK7ALK-7; EC 2.7.11; EC
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Mouse IgG2B APC-conjugated Antibody

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Flow Cytometry Staining Buffer (1X)

Flow FC001 3
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Flow Cytometry Mouse Lyse Buffer (10X)

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Flow Cytometry Human Lyse Buffer (10X)

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