Recognizes human Glut2 expression on human Glut2‑transfected NS0 cells, but not on control transfectants. Was shown to detect Glut2 on the surface of the human intestinal cell line Caco2 (2) in flow cytometry and on fixed cells in immunocytochemistry tests. Based on flow cytometric tests on transfected cells, this antibody has no cross-reactivity with human Glut1 or human Glut3.
Monoclonal Mouse IgG2A Clone # 199017
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
NS0 mouse myeloma cell line transfected with human Glut2 Met1-Val524 Accession # P11168
Supplied in a saline solution containing BSA and Sodium Azide.
Detection of Glut2 in HepG2 Human Cell Line by Flow Cytometry.
HepG2 human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line was stained with Mouse Anti-Human Glut2 PE‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB1414P, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC003P, open histogram). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
Preparation and Storage
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Stability & Storage
Protect from light. Do not freeze.
12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Glut2 belongs to the facilitative glucose transporter protein family that comprises 13 members. It is an integral membrane protein with 12 transmembrane domains. Glut2 is expressed predominantly in liver, intestine, kidney, and pancreatic beta-cells. It is a low-affinity glucose transporter that has been suggested to function as a glucose sensor in pancreatic beta-cells and facilitate either glucose uptake or efflux from cells depending on the nutritional state (1).
Olson, A.L. and J.E. Pessin (1996) Annu. Rev. Nut. 16:235.
Mahraoui, L. et al. (1994) J. Biochem. 298:629.
Glucose Transporter Type 2
Entrez Gene IDs:
6514 (Human); 20526 (Mouse)
GLUT2 Glucose transporter type 2, liver; Glut2; GLUT-2; SLC2A2; solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter), member 2; solute carrier family 2, facilitated glucose transporter member 2
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