Recombinant Zebrafish Tie‑2 Fc Chimera (Catalog # 928-T2)
Blockade of Receptor-ligand Interaction
In a functional ELISA, 4-10 µg/mL of this antibody will block 50% of the binding of 25 ng/mL of biotinylated Recombinant Human Ang-2 to immobilized Recombinant Zebrafish Tie-2 Fc Chimera (Catalog # 928-T2) coated at 4 µg/mL (100 µL/well). At 50 μg/mL, this antibody will block >90% of the binding.
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application.
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Tie‑2 was detected in immersion fixed whole mount zebrafish embryo (24 hours old) using 10 µg/mL Goat Anti-Zebrafish Tie‑2 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF928) overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained with the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL001) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). View our protocol for Fluorescent IHC Staining of Frozen Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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.
Tie-1/Tie (tyrosine kinase with Ig and EGF homology domains 1) and Tie-2/Tek comprise a receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) subfamily with unique structural characteristics: two immunoglobulin-like domains flanking three epidermal growth factor (EGF)-like domains and followed by three fibronectin type III-like repeats in the extracellular region and a split tyrosine kinase domain in the cytoplasmic region. These receptors are expressed primarily on endothelial and hematopoietic progenitor cells and play critical roles in angiogenesis, vasculogenesis and hematopoiesis.
Zebrafish Tie-2 cDNA encodes a 1116 amino acid (aa) residue precursor protein shares 38% sequence homology with human Tie-2 in the extracellular domain. Two ligands, angiopoietin-1 (Ang1) and angiopoietin-2 (Ang2), which bind Tie-2 with high-affinity have been identified. Ang2 has been reported to act as an antagonist for Ang1. Mice engineered to overexpress Ang2 or to lack Ang1 or Tie-2 display similar angiogenesis defects.
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Tyrosine Kinase with Immunoglobulin and Epidermal Growth Factor Homology Domains 2
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