Detection of Mouse TGF-beta RII by Western Blot.
Western blot shows lysates of mouse brain tissue. PVDF membrane was probed with 2 µg/mL of Goat Anti-Mouse TGF-beta RII Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF532) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF019). A specific band was detected for TGF-beta RII at approximately 75 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 8.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
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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: TGF-beta RII
Most cell types express three sizes of receptors for TGF-beta. These are designated Type I (53 kDa), Type II (70 - 85 kDa), and Type III (250 - 350 kDa). The Type III receptor, a proteoglycan that exists in membrane-bound and soluble forms, binds TGF-beta 1, TGF-beta 2, and TGF-beta 3 but does not appear to be involved in signal transduction. The Type II receptor is a membrane-bound serine/threonine kinase that binds TGF-beta 1 and TGF-beta 3 with high affinity and TGF-beta 2 with a much lower affinity. The Type I receptor is also a membrane-bound serine/threonine kinase that apparently requires the presence of the Type II receptor to bind TGF-beta. Current evidence suggests that signal transduction requires the cytoplasmic domains of both the Type I and Type II receptors.
The recombinant soluble TGF-beta Type II receptor is capable of binding TGF-beta 1, TGF-beta 3, and TGF-beta 5 with sufficient affinity to act as an inhibitor of these isoforms at high concentrations. The soluble receptor also binds TGF-beta 2, but with an affinity at least two orders of magnitude lower. Binding of TGF-beta 1, TGF-beta 3, and TGF-beta 5 to the soluble TGF-beta Type II receptor can also be demonstrated by using the soluble receptor as a capture agent on ELISA plates and this observation has been used as the basis for the development of immunoassays for these isoforms of TGF-beta.
Miyazono, K. et al. (1994) Adv. in Immunol. 55:181.
Transforming Growth Factor beta Receptor II
Entrez Gene IDs:
7048 (Human); 21813 (Mouse)
AAT3; EC 2.7.11; EC 220.127.116.11; FAA3; HNPCC6; LDS1B; LDS2B; MFS2; RIIC; TAAD2; tbetaR-II; TGF-beta receptor type II; TGF-beta receptor type IIB; TGF-beta receptor type-2; TGF-beta RII; TGF-beta type II receptor; TGFbetaRII; TGFbeta-RII; TGFBR2; TGF-bRII; TGFR-2; transforming growth factor beta receptor type IIC; transforming growth factor, beta receptor II (70/80kDa) isoform 1; transforming growth factor, beta receptor II (70/80kDa) isoform 2; transforming growth factor, beta receptor II (70/80kDa); transforming growth factor, beta receptor II (70-80kD); Transforming growth factor-beta receptor type II
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