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FGFR3 antibody

Cat No. GTX10651

Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype IgG
Application WB, IHC-P
Reactivity Human
Package
50 μl ($319)
APPLICATION

Application Note

*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Application Dilution
WB 1:500
IHC-P 1:1,000
Not tested in other applications.

Calculated MW

88 kDa. ( Note )
PROPERTIES

Form

Liquid

Buffer

0.01M PBS pH7.4, 1% bovine serum albumin, 15 mM sodium azide

Storage

Store as concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), store at 4ºC. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20ºC or below. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.

Antigen Species

Human

Immunogen

synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acids 359-372 of the extracellular region of human fibroblast growth factor receptor-3.

Purification

Purified by affinity chromatography

Conjugation

Unconjugated

Note

For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
TARGET

Synonyms

fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 , ACH , CD333 , CEK2 , HSFGFR3EX , JTK4

Cellular Localization

Cytoplasmic vesicle,Endoplasmic reticulum

Background

Fibroblast growth factors (FGFs) are members of a large family of structurally related polypeptides (MW 17-38 kD) that are potent physiological regulators of growth and differentiation for a wide variety of cells of mesodermal, ectodermal and endodermal origin. FGFs are substantially involved in normal development, wound healing and repair, angiogenesis, a variety of neurotrophic activities, and in hematopoiesis as well as in tissue remodelling and maintenance. They have also been implicated in pathological conditions such as tumorigenesis and metastasis. The FGF family consists of at least seventeen members designated FGF1 through FGF17. To date, four genes encoding for high affinity cell surface FGF receptors (FGFRs) have been identified: FGFR1 [flg-1(fms-like gene 1)]; FGFR2 [bek (bacterial expressed kinase gene product)]; FGFR3 (cek-2) and by alternative splicing have been reported. Soluble, secreted or possibly cleaved forms of FGFR-1 and FGFR-2 have also been found in body fluids or were artificially constructed. An example is a soluble FGF-binding protein containing the extracellular region of FGFR3 and the secreted form of placental alkaline phosphatase (FRAP3). FGFRs are members of the tyrosine kinase family of growth factor receptors. They are glycosylated 110-150 kD proteins consiting of an extracellular domain, a single transmembrane region and a cytoplasmic split tyrosine kinase domain, which is activated following ligand binding and receptor dimerization. The extracellular, ligand binding, region is constructed with either two (beta type) or typically three (alpha-type) immunoglobulin (Ig)-like domains, and an eight amino acid eacidic boxi. The ligand binding site of all FGFRs is confined to the extracellular Ig-like domains 2 and 3. FGFRs exhibit overlapping recognition and redundant specificity. One receptor type may bind several of the FGFs with a similar affinity. Also, one FGF type may bind similarly to several distinct receptors. This accounts for the rather identical effects of different FGF ligands on common cell types. FGFs binding to cellular FGFRs depend on, or is markedly facilitated by the low-affinity interaction of FGFs with the polysaccharide component of cell surface or extracellular matrix heparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPG). Signal transduction by FGFRs requires dimerization or oligomerization and autophosphorylation of the receptors through their tyrosine kinase domain. Subsequent association with cytoplasmic signalling molecules leads to DNA synthesis or differentiation. The signalling and biological responses elicited by distinct FGFRs substantially differ and are dictated by the intracellular domain. FGFR3 is widely expressed in many fetal and adult human and animal tissues. The FGFR3 expression profile largely correlates with its tissue specific expression at the mRNA level.

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Package List Price ($)
$ 319