Detection of Human HIF‑2 alpha /EPAS1 by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of 786‑O human renal cell adenocarcinoma cell line (HIF‑2 alpha positive), Caki‑2 human clear cell carcinoma epithelial cell line (HIF‑2 alpha negative), and HeLa human cervical epithelial carcinoma cell line (HIF‑2 alpha negative). PVDF Membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Human HIF‑2 alpha /EPAS1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB2886) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF007). A specific band was detected for HIF‑2 alpha /EPAS1 at approximately 110 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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: HIF-2 alpha/EPAS1
The hypoxia-inducible transcription factor 2 alpha (HIF-2 alpha ) is stabilized in hypoxic tissue and, similarly to HIF-1 alpha, complexes with Aryl hydrocarbon receptor nuclear translocator (ARNT). Both the HIF-1 and HIF-2 complexes bind hypoxia-response elements (HREs) in the promoters of many genes involved in adapting to an environment of insufficient oxygen or hypoxia. HIF-1 and HIF-2 do not appear completely redundant. Hypoxic tissue environments occur in vascular and pulmonary diseases as well as cancer, which illustrates the potentially broad impact of gene regulation by both HIF-1 alpha and HIF-2 alpha
Hypoxia-inducible Transcription Factor 2 alpha
Entrez Gene IDs:
Basic-helix-loop-helix-PAS protein MOP2; BHLHE73; bHLHe73ECYT4; Class E basic helix-loop-helix protein 73; endothelial PAS domain protein 1; endothelial PAS domain-containing protein 1; EPAS1; EPAS-1; HIF 2A; HIF-1alpha-like factor; HIF2 alpha; HIF-2 alpha; hif2a angiogenesis; HIF2A; HIF2AHIF-2-alpha; HLF; HLFHIF-1-alpha-like factor; hypoxia-inducible factor 2 alpha; Hypoxia-inducible factor 2-alpha; Member of PAS protein 2; MOP2; MOP2HIF2-alpha; PASD2PAS domain-containing protein 2
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