Noggin / NOG (Protein | Antibody | cDNA Clone | ELISA Kit)

All Noggin / NOG reagents are produced in house and quality controlled, including 2 Noggin / NOG Antibody, 38 Noggin / NOG Gene, 1 Noggin / NOG IP Kit, 5 Noggin / NOG Lysate, 4 Noggin / NOG Protein, 2 Noggin / NOG qPCR. All Noggin / NOG reagents are ready to use.

Noggin / NOG Protein (4)

Noggin / NOG Antibody (2)

Noggin / NOG cDNA Clone (38)

NM_005450.4
NM_008711.2
NM_012990.1

Noggin / NOG Lysate (5)

Noggin / NOG Background

Noggin is a secreted protein involved at multiple stages of vertebrate embryonic development including neural induction and is known to exert its effects by inhibiting the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP)-signaling pathway. It binds several BMPs with very high (picomolar) affinities, with a marked preference for BMP2 and BMP4 over BMP7. By binding tightly to BMPs, Noggin prevents BMPs from binding their receptors. Noggin binds the bone morphogenetic proteins (BMP) such as BMP-4 and BMP-7, and inhibits BMP signaling by blocking the molecular interfaces of the binding epitopes for both type I and type II receptors. Interaction of BMP and its antagonist Noggin governs various developmental and cellular processes, including embryonic dorsal-ventral axis, induction of neural tissue, formation of joints in the skeletal system and neurogenesis in the adult brain. Noggin plays a key role in neural induction by inhibiting BMP4, along with other TGF-β signaling inhibitors such as chordin and follistatin. Mouse knockout experiments have demonstrated that noggin also plays a crucial role in bone development, joint formation, and neural tube fusion.

Noggin / NOG References

  • Zimmerman LB, et al. (1996) The Spemann organizer signal noggin binds and inactivates bone morphogenetic protein 4. Cell. 86(4): 599-606.
  • Chandramore K, et al. (2010) Cloning of noggin gene from hydra and analysis of its functional conservation using Xenopus laevis embryos. Evol Dev. 12(3): 267-74.