Detects human Mer in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, approximately 20% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse Mer and less than 1% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) Axl and rhDtk is observed.
Polyclonal Goat IgG
S. frugiperda insect ovarian cell line Sf 21-derived recombinant human Mer Arg26-Ala499 Accession # Q12866
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.
Detection of Human Mer by Western Blot.
Western blot shows lysates of U937 human histiocytic lymphoma cell line and PANC‑1 human pancreatic carcinoma cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Goat Anti-Human Mer Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF891) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF017). A specific band was detected for Mer at approximately 170-230 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
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.
Axl (Ufo, Ark), Dtk (Sky, Tyro3, Rse, Brt) and Mer (human and mouse homologues of chicken c-Eyk) constitute a receptor tyrosine kinase subfamily. The extracellular domains of these proteins contain two Ig-like motifs and two fibronectin type III motifs. This characteristic topology is also found in neural cell adhesion molecules and in receptor tyrosine phosphatases. These receptors bind the vitamin K-dependent protein growth-arrest-specific gene 6 (Gas6) which is structurally related to the anticoagulation factor protein S. Binding of Gas6 induces receptor autophosphorylation and downstream signaling pathways that can lead to cell proliferation, migration or the prevention of apoptosis. Recent studies suggest that this family of tyrosine kinase receptors may be involved in hematopoiesis, embryonic development, tumorigenesis and regulation of testicular functions.
Nagata, K. et al. (1996) J. Biol. Chem. 22:30022.
Crosier, K.E. and P.S Crosier (1997) Pathology 29:131.
R&D Systems personnel manually curate a database that contains references using R&D Systems products.
The data collected includes not only links to publications in PubMed,
but also provides information about sample types, species, and experimental conditions.
Expression and role of TYRO3 and AXL as potential therapeutical targets in leiomyosarcoma
Authors: C Dantas-Bar, T Lesluyes, FL Loarer, F Chibon, I Treilleux, JM Coindre, P Meeus, M Brahmi, O Bally, I Ray-Coquar, MP Sunyach, AL Cesne, O Mir, S Bonvalot, M Toulmonde, A Italiano, P Saintigny, M Jean-Denis, F Ducimetier, D Ranchere, H El Sayadi, L Alberti, JY Blay
Br. J. Cancer, 2017;117(12):1787-1797.
Sample Type: Whole Cells
Submit a review and receive a $25US/€18/£15/$25CAN amazon gift card if you
include an image - $10US/€7/£6/$10CAN Amazon card for reviews without an image.
Limited to verified customers in USA, Canada and Europe.
Read what people are saying who have used Human Mer Antibody.
We have 1 review tested in 1 species: Human.
We have 1 review tested in 1 application: Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence.