TROP2 (Protein | Antibody | cDNA Clone | ELISA Kit)

All TROP2 reagents are produced in house and quality controlled, including 18 TROP2 Antibody, 2 TROP2 ELISA, 39 TROP2 Gene, 1 TROP2 IP Kit, 7 TROP2 Lysate, 7 TROP2 Protein, 2 TROP2 qPCR. All TROP2 reagents are ready to use.

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TROP2 Background

TROP-2, also referred to as tumor associated calcium signal transducer 2 (TACSTD2), GA733-1 or M1S1, is a cell surface glycoprotein highly expressed in a wide variety of epithelial cancers. In contrast, there is little or no expression of Trop-2 in adult somatic tissue. Because it is a cell surface protein that is selectively expressed in tumor cells, Trop-2 is a potential therapeutic target. The cytoplasmic tail of Trop-2 possesses potential serine and tyrosine phosphorylation sites and a phosphatidyl-inositol binding consensus sequence. Trop-2 transduces an intracellular calcium signal, are consistent with the hypothesis that it acts as a cell surface receptor and support a search for a physiological ligand. TROP2 encoding by an intronless gene was originally defined by the monoclonal antibody GA733, and is a member of a family of at least two type I membrane proteins. The other known member is GA733-2, also called EpCAM and TROP1. It has been suggested by studies that the GA733-1 gene was formed by the retroposition of the GA733-2 gene via an mRNA intermediate.

TROP2 References

  • Ripani E, et al. (1998) Human Trop-2 is a tumor-associated calcium signal transducer. Int J Cancer. 76(5): 671-6.
  • Wang J, et al. (2008) Identification of Trop-2 as an oncogene and an attractive therapeutic target in colon cancers. Mol Cancer Ther. 7(2): 280-5.