Human Latent TGF-beta  bp2/LTBP-2 Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human Latent TGF‑ beta  bp2/LTBP‑2 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, approximately 40% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse (rm) LTBP-2 is observed, and less than 1% cross-reactivity with recombinant human LTBP-1 and rmLTBP-4 is observed.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Goat IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human Latent TGF‑ beta  bp2/LTBP‑2
    Gln36-Glu1821
    Accession # Q14767
  • 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
    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
Detection of Human Latent TGF‑ beta  bp2/LTBP‑2 by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of HFL1 human fetal lung fibroblast cell line and human heart tissue. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Goat Anti-Human Latent TGF‑ beta  bp2/LTBP‑2 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF3850) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF017). A specific band was detected for Latent TGF‑ beta  bp2/LTBP‑2 at approximately 210-255 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.2 mg/mL.
  • 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: Latent TGF-beta bp2/LTBP-2

LTBP-2 (Latent TGF-beta Binding Protein 2; also C14orf141) is a 220-250 kDa secreted glycoprotein member of the LTBP family of proteins. In SDS-PAGE and under reducing conditions, LTBP-2 runs at 220-250 kDa; under nonreducing conditions, LTBP-2 runs between 205-220 kDa. Although it is described as being a TGF-beta binding protein, it does not possess the ability to bind covalently to TGF-beta. Instead, it appears to bind to heparin sulfate moieties on syndecan-4 and perlecan, plus fibrillin-1 and fibulin-5, suggesting a role in both elastic fiber formation and the maintenance of basement membrane integrity. In addition, LTPB-2 is now known to form a complex with PC5/6A intracellularly, and upon secretion, dampen PC5 activation in the extracellular environment. Cells known to express LTBP-2 include lens and nonpigmented ciliary epithelium, fibroblasts, vascular smooth muscle and chondrocytes. Mature human LTBP-2 is 1786 amino acids (aa) in length (aa 36-1821). It possesses three heparin-binding regions (aa 94-115, 232-249, and 344-354), plus 20 EGF-like domains (aa 187-1818) that contain four interspersed TGF-beta type binding segments. Over aa 36-1821, human LTBP-2 shares 80% aa sequence identity with mouse LTBP-2.

  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    4053 (Human)
  • Alternate Names:
    C14orf141; GLC3D; Latent TGFbeta bp2; Latent TGF-beta bp2; latent transforming growth factor beta binding protein 2; latent-transforming growth factor beta-binding protein 2; LTBP2; LTBP-2; LTBP3chromosome 14 open reading frame 141; MSTP031
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