Human IL-13 R alpha 2 Fluorescein-conjugated Antibody

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FAB614F
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Human IL-13 R alpha 2 Fluorescein-conjugated Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Human
Specificity
Detects human IL-13 R alpha 2 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, approximately 5% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse IL-13 R alpha 2 is observed.
Source
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Purification
Antigen Affinity-purified
Immunogen
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human IL‑13 R alpha 2
Cys22-Leu342
Accession # Q14627
Formulation
Supplied in a saline solution containing BSA and Sodium Azide.
Label
Fluorescein (Excitation= 488 nm, Emission= 515-545 nm)

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Flow Cytometry
10 µL/106 cells
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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 Example

Flow Cytometry Detection of IL‑13 R alpha 2 in A375 Human Cell Line by Flow Cytometry. View Larger

Detection of IL‑13 R alpha 2 in A375 Human Cell Line by Flow Cytometry. A375 human melanoma cell line was stained with Goat Anti-Human IL-13 Ra2 Fluorescein-conjugated Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB614F, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC108F, open histogram). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.

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Preparation and Storage

Shipping
The product is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
Stability & Storage
Protect from light. Do not freeze.
  • 12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.

Background: IL-13 R alpha 2

Two type1 membrane proteins belonging to the Hemopoietin Receptor family have been cloned and shown to bind IL-13 with differing affinities. The lower affinity IL-13 binding protein, previously designated IL-13 R alpha, IL-13 R alpha ' or NR4, is now referred to as IL-13 R alpha 1. The high affinity IL-13 binding protein, previously also designated IL-13 R or IL-13 R alpha ', is now referred to as IL-13 R alpha 2. Human IL-13 R alpha 2 was originally cloned from the Caki-1 human renal carcinoma cell line. The IL-13 R alpha 2 cDNA encodes a 380 amino acid (aa) residue precursor protein with a putative 26 aa residue signal peptide, a 317 residue extracellular domain, a 20 aa residue transmembrane region and a 17 aa residue cytoplasmic tail. Human and mouse IL-13 R alpha 2 share 59% aa sequence identity. The extracellular domain of IL-13 R alpha 2 is also closely related to that of IL-13 R alpha 1. However, the 17 aa residue cytoplasmic domain of IL-13 R alpha 2 is much shorter than that of IL-13 R alpha 1, suggesting that the two receptors are functionally distinct. IL-13 R alpha 1 has been shown to combine with the IL-4 R to form a high-affinity receptor complex capable of transducing an IL‑13‑dependent proliferative signal. The role of IL-13 R alpha 2 in IL-13 signaling remains to be elucidated. The amino-terminal 27 aa residues of the human and mouse IL‑13 R alpha 2 are nearly identical to that of a soluble mouse IL-13 binding protein purified from mouse serum and urine.

References
  1. Caput, D. et al. (1996) J. Biol. Chem. 271:16921.
  2. Donaldson, D.D. et al. (1998) J. Immunol. 161:2317.
  3. Aman, M.J. et al. (1996) J. Biol. Chem. 271:29265.
  4. Hilton, D.J. et al. (1996) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93:497.
  5. Zhang, J.G. et al. (1997) J. Biol. Chem. 272:9474.
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Long Name
Interleukin 13 Receptor alpha 2
Entrez Gene IDs
3598 (Human); 16165 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
cancer/testis antigen 19; CD213a2 antigen; CD213a2; CT19; IL-13 R alpha 2; IL-13 receptor subunit alpha-2; IL13BP; IL13R alpha 2; IL-13R subunit alpha-2; IL13R; IL-13R; IL13RA2; IL-13Ra2; IL-13R-alpha-2; interleukin 13 binding protein; interleukin 13 receptor alpha 2 chain; interleukin 13 receptor, alpha 2; interleukin-13 receptor subunit alpha-2; Interleukin-13-binding protein

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Citation for Human IL-13 R alpha 2 Fluorescein-conjugated Antibody

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  1. Absence of a role for interleukin-13 in inflammatory bowel disease.
    Authors: Biancheri P, Di Sabatino A, Ammoscato F, Facciotti F, Caprioli F, Curciarello R, Hoque S, Ghanbari A, Joe-Njoku I, Giuffrida P, Rovedatti L, Geginat J, Corazza G, MacDonald T
    Eur J Immunol, 2014;44(2):370-85.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Whole Cells
    Applications: Flow Cytometry

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