Human MMP-16/MT3-MMP Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human MMP‑16/MT3‑MMP in direct ELISAs and Western blots.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Goat IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    E. coli-derived recombinant human MMP‑16/MT3‑MMP
    Ala32-Gly291 (Ile152Asn)
    Accession # P51512
  • 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
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
Immunohistochemistry
MMP‑16/MT3‑MMP in Human Breast. MMP‑16/MT3‑MMP was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human breast using Goat Anti-Human MMP‑16/MT3‑MMP Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF1785) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Goat HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit  (brown; Catalog # CTS008) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm of epithelial cells. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
  • 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: MMP-16/MT3-MMP

Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are a family of zinc and calcium dependent endopeptidases with the combined ability to degrade all the components of the extracellular matrix (ECM). MMP-16 (MT3-MMP) is found in brain, lung, placenta, smooth muscle cells, and malignant tumor tissues including oral melanoma and renal carcinoma (1). MMP-16 has been shown to activate proMMP-2 and degrade various ECM components including native collagens (2, 3). MMP-16 has been proposed to possess the potential to directly enhance the growth and invasiveness of cells in vivo, two critical processes for development and carcinogenesis (4). Structurally, MMP-16 consists of the following domains: a pro domain containing the furin cleavage site, a catalytic domain containing the zinc-binding site, a hinge region, a hemopexin-like domain, a transmembrane domain, and a cytoplamasic tail (1). The structure of the catalytic domain in complex with a hydroxamate inhibitor has been solved (5). The rhMMP-16PC consists of the pro and catalytic domains, which can be activated by treatment with furin.

  • References:
    1. Takino, T. et al. (1995) J. Biol. Chem. 270:23013.
    2. Shofuda, K. et al. (1997) J. Biol. Chem. 272:9749.
    3. Shimada, T. et al. (1999) Eur. J. Biochem. 262:907.
    4. Kang, T. et al. (2000) FASEB J. 14:2559.
    5. Lang, R. et al. (2004) J. Mol. Biol. 336:213.
  • Long Name:
    Matrix Metalloproteinase 16/Membrane Type 3 MMP
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    4325 (Human)
  • Alternate Names:
    chromosome 8 open reading frame 57; DKFZp761D112; EC 3.4.24; EC 3.4.24.-; EC 3.4.24.80; matrix metallopeptidase 16 (membrane-inserted); matrix metalloproteinase 16 (membrane-inserted); matrix metalloproteinase-16; Membrane-type matrix metalloproteinase 3; Membrane-type-3 matrix metalloproteinase; MMP16; MMP-16; MMPX2; MMP-X2; MT3MMP; MT3-MMP; MT3-MMPC8orf57; MT-MMP 3; MT-MMP2; MTMMP3; MT-MMP3; Putative transmembrane protein C8orf57
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