Human HGFR/c-MET Antibody

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MAB11320-100
MAB11320-SP

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Detection of HGFR/c-MET in A431 (Positive) & MOLT‑4 (Negative).
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Human HGFR/c-MET Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Human
Specificity
Detects human HGFR/c-MET monoclonal antibody in direct ELISA.
Source
Monoclonal Rabbit IgG Clone # 2504B
Purification
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
Immunogen
Synthetic peptide HGFR_Y1234
Accession # P08581
Formulation
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
Label
Unconjugated

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Immunocytochemistry
3-25 µg/mL
Immersion fixed A431 human epithelial carcinoma cell line (Positive) & MOLT‑4 human acute lymphoblastic leukemia cell line (Negative), A549 human lung carcinoma cell line

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.

Scientific Data

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Detection of HGFR/c-MET in A431 (Positive) & MOLT‑4 (Negative). HGFR/c-MET was detected in immersion fixed A431 human epithelial carcinoma cell line (Positive) & absent in MOLT‑4 human acute lymphoblastic leukemia cell line (Negative) using Rabbit Anti-Human HGFR/c-MET Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB11320) at 3 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Rabbit IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL004) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Cells on Coverslips.

Immunocytochemistry View Larger

Detection of HGFR/c-MET in A549 human lung carcinoma cell line. HGFR/c-MET was detected in immersion fixed A549 human lung carcinoma cell line using Rabbit Anti-Human HGFR/c-MET Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB11320) at 3 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Rabbit IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL004) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Cells on Coverslips.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitution
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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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: HGFR/c-MET

HGF R, also known as Met (from N-methyl-N’-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine induced), is a glycosylated receptor tyrosine kinase that plays a central role in epithelial morphogenesis and cancer development. HGF R is synthesized as a single chain precursor which undergoes cotranslational proteolytic cleavage. This generates a mature HGF R that is a disulfide-linked dimer composed of a 50 kDa extracellular alpha chain and a 145 kDa transmembrane beta chain (1, 2). The extracellular domain (ECD) contains a seven bladed beta -propeller sema domain, a cysteine-rich PSI/MRS, and four Ig-like E-set domains, while the cytoplasmic region includes the tyrosine kinase domain (3, 4). Proteolysis and alternate splicing generate additional forms of human HGF R which either lack of the kinase domain, consist of secreted extracellular domains, or are deficient in proteolytic separation of the alpha and beta chains (5-7). The sema domain, which is formed by both the alpha and beta chains of HGF R, mediates both ligand binding and receptor dimerization (3, 8). Ligand-induced tyrosine phosphorylation in the cytoplasmic region activates the kinase domain and provides docking sites for multiple SH2-containing molecules (9, 10). HGF stimulation induces HGF R downregulation via internalization and proteasome-dependent degradation (11). In the absence of ligand, HGF R forms non-covalent complexes with a variety of membrane proteins including CD44v6, CD151, EGF R, Fas, Integrin alpha 6/ beta 4, Plexins B1, 2, 3, and MSP R/Ron (12-19). Ligation of one complex component triggers activation of the other, followed by cooperative signaling effects (12-19). Formation of some of these heteromeric complexes is a requirement for epithelial cell morphogenesis and tumor cell invasion (12, 16, 17). Paracrine induction of epithelial cell scattering and branching tubulogenesis results from the stimulation of HGF R on undifferentiated epithelium by HGF released from neighboring mesenchymal cells (20). Genetic polymorphisms, chromosomal translocation, over-expression, and additional splicing and proteolytic cleavage of HGF R have been described in a wide range of cancers (1). Within the ECD, human HGF R shares 86-88% amino acid sequence identity with canine, mouse, and rat HGF R.

References
  1. Birchmeier, C. et al. (2003) Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. 4:915.
  2. Corso, S. et al. (2005) Trends Mol. Med. 11:284.
  3. Gherardi, E. et al. (2003) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100:12039.
  4. Park, M. et al. (1987) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 84:6379.
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  11. Jeffers, M. et al. (1997) Mol. Cell. Biol. 17:799.
  12. Orian-Rousseau, V. et al. (2002) Genes Dev. 16:3074.
  13. Klosek, S.K. et al. (2005) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 336:408.
  14. Jo, M. et al. (2000) J. Biol. Chem. 275:8806.
  15. Wang, X. et al. (2002) Mol. Cell 9:411.
  16. Trusolino, L. et al. (2001) Cell 107:643.
  17. Giordano, S. et al. (2002) Nat. Cell Biol. 4:720.
  18. Conrotto, P. et al. (2004) Oncogene 23:5131.
  19. Follenzi, A. et al. (2000) Oncogene 19:3041.
  20. Sonnenberg, E. et al. (1993) J. Cell Biol. 123:223.
Long Name
Hepatocyte Growth Factor Receptor
Entrez Gene IDs
4233 (Human); 17295 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
AUTS9; cMET; c-MET; EC 2.7.10; EC 2.7.10.1; hepatocyte growth factor receptor; HGF R; HGF receptor; HGF/SF receptor; HGFR; Met (c-Met); met proto-oncogene (hepatocyte growth factor receptor); met proto-oncogene tyrosine kinase; MET; oncogene MET; Proto-oncogene c-Met; RCCP2; Scatter factor receptor; SF receptor; Tyrosine-protein kinase Met

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