Anti-BMPR2 Antibody (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) General Information
Reacts with: Human
Recombinant Human BMPR2 protein (Catalog#10551-H08H)
Produced in rabbits immunized with purified, recombinant Human BMPR2 (rh BMPR2; Catalog#10551-H08H; NP_001195.2; Met 1-Ile 151). BMPR2 specific IgG was purified by human BMPR2 affinity chromatography
Polyclonal Rabbit IgG
Protein A & Antigen Affinity
0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with 5% trehalose
This antibody is shipped as liquid solution at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
This antibody can be stored at 2℃-8℃ for one month without detectable loss of activity. Antibody products are stable for twelve months from date of receipt when stored at -20℃ to -80℃. Preservative-Free. Sodium azide is recommended to avoid contamination (final concentration 0.05%-0.1%). It is toxic to cells and should be disposed of properly. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Anti-BMPR2 Antibody (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) Validated Applications
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Anti-BMPR2 Antibody Alternative Names
Anti-BMPR-II Antibody;Anti-BMPR3 Antibody;Anti-BMR2 Antibody;Anti-BRK-3 Antibody;Anti-POVD1 Antibody;Anti-PPH1 Antibody;Anti-T-ALK Antibody
BMPR2 Background Information
The bone morphogenetic protein type II receptor (BMPR-II, or BMPR2), a receptor for the transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta/bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) superfamily. Reduced expression or function of BMPR2 signaling leads to exaggerated TGF-beta signaling and altered cellular responses to TGF-beta. In endothelial cells, BMPR2 mutation increases the susceptibility of cells to apoptosis. BMPR2 transduces BMP signals by forming heteromeric complexes with and phosphorylating BMP type I receptors. The intracellular domain of BMPR2 is both necessary and sufficient for receptor complex interaction. It had been identified that BMPR2 plays a key role in cell growth. Its mutations lead to hereditary pulmonary hypertension, and knockout of Bmpr-II results in early embryonic lethality. The C-terminal tail of BMPR2 provides binding sites for a number of regulatory proteins that may initiate Smad-independent signalling. BMPR2 mutations were predicted to alter the BMP and TGF-b1/SMAD signalling pathways, resulting in proliferation rather than apoptosis of vascular cells, and greatly increase the risk of developing severe pulmonary arterial hypertension. BMPR2 gene result in familial Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait, albeit with low penetrance. Heterozygous germline mutations of BMPR2 gene have been identified in patients with familial and sporadic PPH, indicating that BMPR2 may contribute to the maintenance of normal pulmonary vascular structure and function. Tctex-1, a light chain of the motor complex dynein, interacts with the cytoplasmic domain of BMPR2 and demonstrate that Tctex-1 is phosphorylated by BMPR-II, a function disrupted by PPH disease causing mutations within exon 12. BMPR2 and Tctex-1 co-localize to endothelium and smooth muscle within the media of pulmonary arterioles, key sites of vascular remodelling in PPH.
bone morphogenetic protein receptor, type II (serine/threonine kinase)
Machado RD, et al. (2003) Functional interaction between BMPR-II and Tctex-1, a light chain of Dynein, is isoform-specific and disrupted by mutations underlying primary pulmonary hypertension. Hum Mol Genet. 12(24): 3277-86.Abramowicz MJ, et al. (2003) Primary pulmonary hypertension after amfepramone (diethylpropion) with BMPR2 mutation. Eur Respir J. 22(3): 560-2.Hassel S, et al. (2004) Proteins associated with type II bone morphogenetic protein receptor (BMPR-II) and identified by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry. Proteomics. 4(5): 1346-58.Beppu H, et al. (2005) Generation of a floxed allele of the mouse BMP type II receptor gene. Genesis. 41(3): 133-7.Morrell NW. (2006) Pulmonary hypertension due to BMPR2 mutation: a new paradigm for tissue remodeling? Proc Am Thorac Soc. 3(8): 680-6.Nasim MT, et al. (2008) Stoichiometric imbalance in the receptor complex contributes to dysfunctional BMPR-II mediated signalling in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Hum Mol Genet. 217(11): 1683-94.