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MMP2 antibody [MMP2/1501]

Anti-MMP2 antibody [MMP2/1501] used in Western Blot (WB). GTX34845

Cat No. GTX34845

Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Clone Name MMP2/1501
Isotype IgG1
Application WB, ICC/IF
Reactivity Human

Application Note

*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Application Dilution
WB 0.5-1ug/ml
ICC/IF 0.5-1ug/ml
Not tested in other applications.

Calculated MW

74 kDa. ( Note )


It recognizes a protein of 72kDa, which is identified as MMP2. The matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) are a family of peptidase enzymes responsible for the degradation of extracellular matrix components, including collagen, gelatin, Fibronectin, Laminin and proteoglycan. Transcription of MMP genes is differentially activated by phorbol ester, lipopolysaccharide (LPS) or staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB). MMP catalysis requires both calcium and zinc. MMP-2 (also designated type IV collagenase) cleaves collagen types IV,V, VII and X and gelatin type I. Activation of MMP-2 secretion requires the Ras signaling pathway.




Prepared in 10mM PBS with 0.05% BSA and 0.05% azide.


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



Recombinant human MMP2 protein fragment (aa444-575) (exact sequence is proprietary)


Ab purified from Bioreactor Concentrate by Protein A/G




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


Matrix Metallopeptidase 2,Clg4,Clg4A,Mmp-2,Mmp-Ii,Mona,Tbe-1,Mmp2


This gene is a member of the matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) gene family, that are zinc-dependent enzymes capable of cleaving components of the extracellular matrix and molecules involved in signal transduction. The protein encoded by this gene is a gelatinase A, type IV collagenase, that contains three fibronectin type II repeats in its catalytic site that allow binding of denatured type IV and V collagen and elastin. Unlike most MMP family members, activation of this protein can occur on the cell membrane. This enzyme can be activated extracellularly by proteases, or, intracellulary by its S-glutathiolation with no requirement for proteolytical removal of the pro-domain. This protein is thought to be involved in multiple pathways including roles in the nervous system, endometrial menstrual breakdown, regulation of vascularization, and metastasis. Mutations in this gene have been associated with Winchester syndrome and Nodulosis-Arthropathy-Osteolysis (NAO) syndrome. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2014]


Research Area

Anti-MMP2 antibody [MMP2/1501] used in Western Blot (WB). GTX34845

GTX34845 WB Image

Western Blot of (1) Recombinant MMP2 protein and (2) U87 Cell Lysate using MMP2 Monoclonal Antibody (MMP2/1501).