Mouse Crossveinless-2/CV-2 Antibody

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Mouse Crossveinless-2/CV-2 Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Detects mouse Crossveinless‑2/CV‑2 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, 100% cross-reactivity with recombinant human CV-2 is observed.
Monoclonal Rat IgG2A Clone # 349920
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant mouse Crossveinless‑2/CV‑2
Accession # AAH66153
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.


Recommended Concentration
Western Blot
1 µg/mL
Recombinant Mouse Crossveinless‑2/CV‑2 (Catalog # 2299-CV)

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.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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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: Crossveinless-2/CV-2

Crossveinless-2 (CV-2), also known as bone morphogenetic protein-binding endothelial cell precursor-derived regulator (BMPER), is a secreted chordin-like protein that modulates the BMP signaling pathway (1‑3). Mouse CV-2 is synthesized as a 685 amino acid (aa) residue precursor protein with a putative 39 aa signal peptide, five tandem chordin-like cysteine-rich (CR) domains, a partial von Willebrand factor type D domain (vWD), and a carboxyl trypsin inhibitor-like cysteine-rich domain (TIL) (1, 2, 4). Secreted CV-2 is reported to be proteolytically cleaved to generate two fragments that are disulfide-linked (1, 2). The GDPH sequence is conserved in CV-2 from other species. It is also found in multiple proteins that undergo a similar type of cleavage (5). Mouse CV-2 message is detected in many tissues, with the highest expression detected in the heart, lungs, and skin (2). It is also expressed in flk-1+ endothelial cell precursors and in primary chondrocytes (2). During embryonic development, CV-2 is expressed in the dorsal midline, regions of the telencephalon, migrating cells of the branchial neural crest and endothelial cells in the yolk sac (2). Mouse CV-2 shares 92% and 34% aa sequence identity with the human and Drosophila homologs, respectively (1, 4). Results from biochemical experiments using recombinant CV-2 show that CV-2 directly interacts with BMP-2, -4, and -6 to antagonize BMP signaling, which can regulate a wide range of differentiation processes (1, 2). In contrast, genetic data from Drosophila suggest that CV-2 potentiates BMP-signaling (6). It is possible that like TSG, CV-2 can positively and negatively modulate BMP signal transduction depending on the cell context (7).

  1. Binnerts, M.E. et al. (2004) Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 315:272.
  2. Moser, M. et al. (2003) Mol Cell Biol. 23:5664.
  3. Garcia-Abreu, J. et al. (2002) Gene 287:39.
  4. Coffinier, C. et al. (2002) Mech Dev. 119:S179.
  5. Lidell, M.E. et al. (2003) J. Biol. Chem. 278:13944.
  6. Conley, C.A. et al. (2000) Development 127:3947.
  7. Kamimura, M. et al. (2004) Developmental Dynamics 230:434.
Long Name
BMP-binding Endothelial Regulator Protein
Entrez Gene IDs
168667 (Human); 73230 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
BMP binding endothelial regulator; BMP-binding endothelial regulator precursor protein; BMP-binding endothelial regulator protein; BMPER; Bone morphogenetic protein-binding endothelial cell precursor-derived regulator; CRIM3; crossveinless 2; Crossveinless-2; CV2; CV-2; hCV2; KIAA1965; Protein crossveinless-2

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Citation for Mouse Crossveinless-2/CV-2 Antibody

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  1. A concentration-dependent endocytic trap and sink mechanism converts Bmper from an activator to an inhibitor of Bmp signaling.
    Authors: Kelley R, Ren R, Pi X, Wu Y, Moreno I, Willis M, Moser M, Ross M, Podkowa M, Attisano L, Patterson C
    J. Cell Biol., 2009-02-16;184(4):597-609.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Cell Lysates
    Applications: Western Blot


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