Human MEGF9 Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human MEGF9 in direct ELISAs and Western blots.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Sheep IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human MEGF9
    Ala36-Asn514
    Accession # Q9H1U4
  • 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
  • Immunohistochemistry
    5-15 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 MEGF9 by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of IMR‑32 human neuroblastoma cell line and human brain (cortex) tissue. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Sheep Anti-Human MEGF9 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF7768) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Sheep IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF016). A specific band was detected for MEGF9 at approximately 160 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Immunohistochemistry
MEGF9 in Human Brain. MEGF9 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human brain (cerebellum) using Sheep Anti-Human MEGF9 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF7768) at 1 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Before incubation with the primary antibody, tissue was subjected to heat-induced epitope retrieval using Antigen Retrieval Reagent-Basic (Catalog # CTS013). Tissue was stained using the Anti-Sheep HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS019) and counter­stained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to Purkinje neurons. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
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: MEGF9

MEGF9 (Multiple EGF‑like domains protein 9; also EGF‑like protein 5) is a 63 kDa (predicted) novel transmembrane glycoprotein that shares some homology to beta ‑chains of laminin. It is expressed by hepatocytes, cerebellar Purkinje cells, Schwann cells, keratinocytes and intestinal epithelium. MEGF9 is suggested to participate in cell motility, and its absence correlates with tumor cell migration. Mature human MEGF9 is 572 amino acids (aa) in length. It is a single span type I transmembrane protein that contains a 484 aa extracellular region (aa 31‑514) plus a 68 aa C‑terminal cytoplasmic domain. The extracellular region possesses a lengthy Pro‑rich region (aa 55‑200), followed by five EGF‑like domains (aa 204‑451). MEGF9 may run at approximately 160 kDa in SDS‑PAGE, suggesting either heavy glycosylation or dimerization. Over aa 36‑514, human MEGF9 shares 76% aa sequence identity with mouse MEGF9.

  • Long Name:
    Multiple EGF-like-domains 9
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    1955 (Human); 230316 (Mouse); 313270 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    EGFL5; EGFL5KIAA0818; EGF-like protein 5; EGF-like-domain, multiple 5; Epidermal growth factor-like protein 5; MEGF9; Multiple EGF-like domains protein 9; multiple EGF-like-domains 9; multiple epidermal growth factor-like domains protein 9
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