Mouse anti Human Tissue Inhibitor of Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 (TIMP2)Catalog number: X2061M
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TIMP-1, TIMP-2, TIMP-3 and TIMP-4 (for tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-1, -2, -3 and -4) complex with metalloproteinases such as collagenases,gelatinases and stromelysins, resulting in irreversible inactivation of the metalloproteinase. TIMP-1 was found to be identical to EPA (erythroidpotentiation activity). Parathyroid hormone has been shown to be a regulator of TIMP-2 in osteoblastic cells. TIMP-3 may be involved in regulating trophoblastic invasion of the uterus as well as in regulating remodeling of the extracellular matrix during the folding of epithelia, and in the formation,branching and expansion of epithelial tubes. TIMP-4 is most highly expressed in heart and low levels of TIMP-4 are expressed in liver, brain, lung, thymus and spleen.
Synonyms: CSC-21K; Metalloproteinase Inhibitor 2 precursor
Immunogen: Hybridoma produced by the fusion of splenocytes from BALB/c mice immunized with a synthetic peptide derived from the human TIMP-2 protein and mouse myeloma Ag8563 cells. Sequence common in mouse, rabbit, chicken, zebrafish and pig.
Product Form: Unconjugated
Formulation: Provided as solution in phosphate buffered saline with 0.08% sodium azide
Purification Method: Protein A/G Chromatography
Concentration: See vial for concentration
Antibody can be used for ELISA, Western blotting (1-2 µg/ml) and immunohistochemistry on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues (1-5 µg/ml). Optimal concentration should be evaluated by serial dilutions.
Functional Analysis: Western Blotting
Positive Control: Colon and gastric tissues. Stronger expression observed in tumor versus normal protein.
Product should be stored at -20ºC. Aliquot to avoid freeze/thaw cycles
Product Stability: See expiration date on vial
Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature, freeze upon arrival
This product is intended FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY, and FOR TESTS IN VITRO, not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures involving humans or animals. It may contain hazardous ingredients. Please refer to the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for additional information and proper handling procedures. Dispose product remainders according to local regulations.This datasheet is as accurate as reasonably achievable, but Exalpha Biologicals accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this information.
1. Hoikkala, S., et al. (2006). Tissue MMP-2 and MMP-9 [corrected] are better prognostic factors than serum MMP-2/TIMP-2--complex or TIMP-1 [corrected] in stage [corrected] I-III lung carcinoma. Cancer Lett. 236(1):125-132 2. Ring, P., et al. (1997). Expression of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases TIMP-2 in human colorectal cancer--a predictor of tumour stage. Br. J. Cancer. 76(6):805-811.
Database Name: UniProt
Accession Number: P16035
Species Accession: Human
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|"Left: Immunohistochemical staining of human colon carcinoma tissue using TIMP-2 antibody (Cat. No. X2061M). Right: Western blot using TIMP-2 antibody on recombinant human TIMP-2 proenzyme (400 ng/lane)."|
"Left: Immunohistochemical staining of human colon carcinoma tissue using TIMP-2 antibody (Cat. No. X2061M). Right: Western blot using TIMP-2 antibody on recombinant human TIMP-2 proenzyme (400 ng/lane)."