TIM‑2 in Mouse Liver. TIM‑2 was detected in perfusion fixed frozen sections of mouse liver using Goat Anti-Mouse TIM‑2 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF1885) at 1.7 µg/mL for 1 hour at room temperature followed by incubation with the Anti-Goat IgG VisUCyte™ HRP Polymer Antibody (Catalog # VC004). Tissue was stained using DAB (brown) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to sinusoids. View our protocol for IHC Staining with VisUCyte HRP Polymer Detection Reagents.
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. *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.
TIM-2 is a type I membrane protein and is a member of the TIM protein family. This protein family is characterized by their conserved immunoglobulin and mucin domains, as well as by their expression on activated T cells. TIM-2 is a receptor for Sema 4A, which is expressed on dendritic cells and B cells. Sema 4A has been shown to enhance T cell activation.
T Cell Immunoglobulin Mucin-2
Entrez Gene IDs:
T Cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain protein 2; TIM2; TIM-2
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