Human Calsyntenin-2 Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human Calsyntenin-2 in direct ELISAs. In direct ELISAs, less than 1% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) Calsyntenin-1 and rhCalsyntenin-3 is observed.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Sheep IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human Calsyntenin-2
    Ser21-Thr834 (Val366Ile)
    Accession # Q9H4D0
  • Formulation
    Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
  • Label
    Unconjugated
Applications
  •  
    Recommended
    Concentration
    Sample
  • Immunohistochemistry
    5-15 µg/mL
    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
Immunohistochemistry
Calsyntenin‑2 in Human Brain. Calsyntenin‑2 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human brain (cortex) using Sheep Anti-Human Calsyntenin‑2 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF5480) at 10 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Before incubation with the primary antibody, tissue was subjected to heat-induced epitope retrieval using Antigen Retrieval Reagent-Basic (Catalog # CTS013). Tissue was stained using the Anti-Sheep HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS019) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to neurons. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.2 mg/mL.
  • Shipping
    The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
  • Stability & Storage
    Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
    • 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
    • 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
    • 6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: Calsyntenin-2

Calsyntenin-2 (CS-2) is a 120-135 kDa member of the Alcadein family of molecules. It is expressed in the ER/Golgi, and the plasma membranes of almost all neurons. It is a calcium-binding protein that interacts with APP and X11L. In this regard, it appears to regulate APP cleavage and gene activation, and likely impacts post-synaptic signaling. Notably, when cleaved in a manner similar to APP, its intracellular fragment antagonizes AICD gene activation. Mature human CS-2 is a 935 amino acid (aa) type I transmembrane protein. It contains two cadherin domains (aa 44-280) in its extracellular region (aa 21-831) and a 103 aa cytoplasmic tail. Proteolytic cleavage by ADAM10 occurs between His803 and Leu804 to generate a 105-110 kDa extracellular fragment. Additional processing of the transmembrane fragment by gamma -secretase creates a 3 kDa fragment (aa 804-834) plus a 25 kDa cytoplasmic protein. Potential isoform variants show a premature truncation after Gln608, and the use of an alternative start site at Met409. Over aa 21-834, human CS-2 shares 95% aa identity with mouse CS-2.

  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    64084 (Human); 64085 (Mouse); 171394 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    alcadein gamma; Alcadein-gamma; alcagamma; ALC-GAMMA; cadherin-related family member 13; calsyntenin 2; Calsyntenin2; Calsyntenin-2; CDHR13; CLSTN2; CS2; CS2alcadein-gamma; CSTN2; FLJ39113; FLJ39499; MGC119560
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