Human ECE-2 Antibody

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  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human ECE-2 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In Western blots, 30% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) ECE‑1 and no cross-reactivity with rhKELL is observed.
  • Source
    Monoclonal Rat IgG2A Clone # 233914
  • Purification
    Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
  • Immunogen
    Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human ECE-2
    Val104-Leu787
    Accession # O60344
  • 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
  • Western Blot
    1 µg/mL
    Recombinant Human ECE‑2 (Catalog # 1645-ZN)
  • Immunohistochemistry
    8-25 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
ECE‑2 in Human Brain.

ECE‑2 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human brain (cortex) using 3 µg/mL Rat Anti-Human ECE‑2 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB16451) overnight at
4 °C. Tissue was stained with the Anti-Rat HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS017) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.

Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
  • 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: ECE-2

ECE-2 is a zinc protease of the neprilysin (NEP) family, which also includes ECE-1, PEX, XCE, DINE, Kell and several NEP-like proteins (1). ECE-2 is a type II transmembrane protein with a short cytoplasmic tail and a large ectodomain. Three alternatively spliced forms differ in their cytoplasmic tail (2). In addition to big endothelin-1, ECE-2 cleaves a variety of bioactive peptides such as bradykinin, neurotensin, angiotensin I, substance P, dynorphin B, proenkephalin-derived peptides such as peptide E, BAM 22 and BAM18, and PEN-LEN, an endogenous inhibitor of prohormone convertase 1 (3). Together with ECE-1, it is also involved in degradation of beta -amyloid peptide (4). The ectodomain of human ECE-2 was expressed with an N-terminal His tag and purified.

  • References:
    1. Turner, A.J. et al. (2001) BioEssays 23:261.
    2. Lorenzo, M.N. et al. (2001) Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1522:46.
    3. Mzhavia, N. et al. (2003) J. Biol. Chem. 278:14704.
    4. Eckman, E.A. et al. (2003) J. Biol. Chem. 278:2081.
  • Long Name:
    Endothelin-converting Enzyme-2
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    9718 (Human)
  • Alternate Names:
    EC 3.4.24; EC 3.4.24.71; ECE2; ECE-2; endothelin converting enzyme 2; endothelin-converting enzyme 2; KIAA0604MGC2408; MGC17664; MGC78487
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Citations:

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  1. Endothelin-converting enzyme-2 is increased in Alzheimer's disease and up-regulated by Abeta.
    Authors: Palmer JC, Baig S, Kehoe PG, Love S
    Am. J. Pathol., 2009;175(1):262-70.
    Species: Human
    Sample Type: Tissue Homogenates
    Application: ELISA Development
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