Mouse Chemerin Biotinylated Antibody

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Mouse Chemerin Biotinylated Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Detects mouse Chemerin in Western blots.
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Antigen Affinity-purified
E. coli-derived recombinant mouse Chemerin
Accession # Q9DD06
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with BSA as a carrier protein.


Recommended Concentration
Western Blot
0.1 µg/mL
Recombinant Mouse Chemerin (Catalog # 2325-CM)

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
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: Chemerin

Mouse Chemerin, also known as Tazarotene-induced Gene-2 (TIG2), is a new, but distant member of the cystatin superfamily (1 - 3). Members of this superfamily contain at least two intrachain disulfide bonds and an alpha -helical structure over a distance of about 100 amino acids (aa) (2, 3). Chemerin is synthesized as a 162 aa precursor that contains a hydrophobic N-terminal sequence, an intervening 140 aa cystatin-fold containing domain, and a six aa C-terminal prosegment (4 - 6). Within the cystatin-fold domain there are three intrachain disulfide bonds that contribute to the characteristic fold (4, 7). The precursor molecule is described as undergoing proteolytic processing at both termini by unknown proteases. The N-terminal 16 residue hydrophobic segment is described as being either a signal sequence or a transmembrane (TM) segment for a type II TM protein (5, 8). In either case it gives rise to a soluble proform that undergoes further processing at the C-terminus (5). In mouse, the C-terminal six residues are cleaved, giving rise to a monomeric, 16 kDa heparin-binding bioactive molecule (aa 17 - 156) (5 - 7). A shorter form has been described in human (7). The activity seems to be concentrated in the nine aa’s preceding the prosegment (aa 148 - 156). Retention of the prosegment blocks activity (4). The 140 aa mature segment is known to bind to the G-protein coupled receptor termed ChemR23 (5, 7). Binding results in macrophage and immature dendritic cell chemotaxis (5). The distribution of this receptor is limited to immune APCs, and it is assumed that Chemerin is an inflammatory molecule. It is unclear which cells are actually producing Chemerin, but keratinocytes, endothelial cells and osteoclasts are potential candidates (1, 7). Mature mouse Chemerin shares 67%, 84% and 82% aa sequence identity to human, rat and hamster Chemerin, respectively (6). There is apparently cross-species activity for the protein (6).

  1. Nagpal, S. et al. (1997) J. Invest. Dermatol. 109:91.
  2. Storici, P. et al. (1996) Eur. J. Biochem. 238:769.
  3. Zanetti, M. (2004) J. Leukoc. Biol. 75:39.
  4. Wittamer, V. et al. (2004) J. Biol. Chem. 279:9956.
  5. Wittamer, V. et al. (2003) J. Exp. Med. 198:977.
  6. Busmann, A. et al. (2004) J. Chromatog. B 811:217.
  7. Meder, W. et al. (2003) FEBS Lett. 555:495.
  8. Yokoyama-Kobayashi, M. et al. (1999) Gene 228:161.
Long Name
Retinoic Acid Receptor Responder Protein 2
Entrez Gene IDs
5919 (Human); 71660 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
Chemerin; RARRES2; RAR-responsive protein TIG2; retinoic acid receptor responder (tazarotene induced) 2; retinoic acid receptor responder protein 2; Tazarotene-induced gene 2 protein; TIG-2; TIG2HP10433

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Citation for Mouse Chemerin Biotinylated Antibody

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  1. Sterol regulatory element-binding protein 2 (SREBP2) activation after excess triglyceride storage induces chemerin in hypertrophic adipocytes.
    Authors: Bauer S, Wanninger J, Schmidhofer S, Weigert J, Neumeier M, Dorn C, Hellerbrand C, Zimara N, Schaffler A, Aslanidis C, Buechler C
    Endocrinology, 2010-11-17;152(1):26-35.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Cell Lysates
    Applications: Western Blot


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