Human NF2/Merlin Antibody MAB5616: R&D Systems

Human NF2/Merlin Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human NF2/Merlin in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, no cross-reactivity with recombinant human NF1 is observed.
  • Source
    Monoclonal Mouse IgG2B Clone # 534428
  • Purification
    Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
  • Immunogen
    E. coli-derived recombinant human NF2/Merlin
    Met363-Lys578
    Accession # P35240
  • 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
    2 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 NF2/Merlin by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of HeLa human cervical epithelial carcinoma cell line and human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC). PVDF Membrane was probed with 2 µg/mL of Mouse Anti-Human NF2/Merlin Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB5616) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF007). A specific band was detected for NF2/Merlin at approximately 70 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute at 0.5 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: NF2/Merlin
NF2 (Neurofibromin-2; also Merlin) is a 70‑75 kDa tumor suppressor protein belonging to the ERM (ezrin, radixin, moesin) family of proteins. It participates in contact‑mediated cell adhesion, thereby blocking cell proliferation and migration. Human NF2 is 595 amino acids (aa) in length. It contains three general regions. There is an N‑terminal FERM domain (aa 1‑302), an alpha -helical rod central region (aa 303‑478), and a unique carboxy-terminal domain (aa 479‑595). Confluence requires an absence of phosphorylation at Ser516 and Ser10. There are multiple potential splice variants. Four short forms less than 260 aa in length lack the aa range used for antigen immunization. There are at least eight additional isoforms that basically show an alternate start site coupled to an 11 aa substitution for aa 579‑595. Lack of NF2 is associated with neurofibromatosis type II.
  • Long Name:
    Neurofibromin 2
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    4771 (Human); 18016 (Mouse); 25744 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    ACN; BANF; Merlin; moesin-ezrin-radixin like; Moesin-ezrin-radixin-like protein; moesin-ezrin-radizin-like protein; neurofibromin 2 (bilateral acoustic neuroma); neurofibromin 2 (merlin); neurofibromin-2; NF2; SCH; Schwannomerlin; Schwannomin
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