Detection of Human TACE/ADAM17 by Western Blot.
Western blot shows lysates of human heart tissue. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Goat Anti-Human TACE/ADAM17 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF9301) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF019). A specific band was detected for TACE/ADAM17 at approximately 100 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
TACE/ADAM17 in Human Colon.
TACE/ADAM17 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human colon using Goat Anti-Human TACE/ADAM17 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF9301) at 3 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-Goat HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS008) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to epithelial cells. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.2 mg/mL.
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.
TACE is a member of the ADAM family that contains A Disintegrin And Metalloprotease-like domain. Like other membrane-anchored ADAMs, TACE consists of a pro domain with a cysteine switch and furin cleavage sequence, a catalytic domain with the zinc-binding site and Met-turn expected for reprolysins, a disintegrin-like domain, a cysteine-rich domain, an EGF-like domain, a transmembrane domain, and the cytoplasmic domain. In addition to its ability to release the 17 kDa extracellular form of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha ) from the 26 kDa membrane-anchored TNF-alpha, TACE also plays an essential role in shedding ectodomains from a variety of proteins such as L-Selectin, Transforming Growth Factor-alpha, Amyloid Protein Precursor, and Notch-1 receptor. TACE mRNA is present in virtually every tissue and TACE protein resides both on the cell surface and in the cell.
Black, R.A. and J.D. Becherer (1998) in Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha -Converting Enzyme. Barrett, A.J. et al. (eds): Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes, San Diego: Academic Press, p. 1315.
Primakoff, P. and D.G. Myles (2000) Trends in Genetics 16:83.
TNF-alpha Converting Enzyme
Entrez Gene IDs:
6868 (Human); 11491 (Mouse)
ADAM 17; ADAM metallopeptidase domain 17; ADAM metallopeptidase domain 18; ADAM17; ADAM18; CD156b antigen; CD156b; CSVP; disintegrin and metalloproteinase domain-containing protein 17; EC 22.214.171.124; MGC71942; Snake venom-like protease; TACE; TACEcSVP; TNF-alpha convertase; TNF-alpha converting enzyme; TNF-alpha-converting enzyme; tumor necrosis factor, alpha, converting enzyme
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