|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||1:50|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide derived from the N-terminal half of human TIMP-2|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.6, with 1% BSA|
|Contains||<0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C, do not freeze|
Heat-mediated antigen retrieval is recommended prior to staining, using a 10mM citrate buffer, pH 6.0, for 10 minutes followed by cooling at room temperature for 20 min. Following antigen retrieval, incubate samples with primary antibody for 10 min at room temperature. A suggested positive control is colon carcinoma.
TIMP-1 and TIMP-2 are inhibitory enzymes of matrix metalloproteinase family, and are thought to be of great importance in the maintenance of connective tissue integrity. TIMP-2 shows the highest binding affinity to both the latent (pro) and active forms of 72kDa Type IV collagenase (also known as MMP-2 or gelatinase A). It also has affinity for the active form of 92kDa Type IV collagenase (also known as MMP-9 or gelatinase B). TIMP-2 inhibits the proteolytic invasiveness of tumor cells and normal placental trophoblast cells.
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Protein Aliases: CSC-21K; Metalloproteinase inhibitor 2; testicular secretory protein Li 57; TIMP-2; tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 2; Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 2
Gene Aliases: CSC-21K; DDC8; TIMP2
UniProt ID: (Human) P16035
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 7077
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