Recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies are produced using in vitro expression systems. The expression systems are developed by cloning in the specific antibody DNA sequences from immunoreactive rabbits. Then, individual clones are screened to select the best candidates for production. The advantages of using recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies include: better specificity and sensitivity, lot-to-lot consistency, animal origin-free formulations, and broader immunoreactivity to diverse targets due to larger rabbit immune repertoire.
Caspase 2 gene encodes a protein which is a member of the cysteine-aspartic acid protease (caspase) family. Sequential activation of caspases plays a central role in the execution-phase of cell apoptosis. Caspases exist as inactive proenzymes which undergo proteolytic processing at conserved aspartic residues to produce two subunits, large and small, that dimerize to form the active enzyme. The proteolytic cleavage of this protein is induced by a variety of apoptotic stimuli. Alternative splicing of this gene results in multiple transcript variants that encode different isoforms.
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Protein Aliases: CASP-2; caspase 2 apoptosis-related cysteine peptidase; Caspase-2; Caspase-2 subunit p12; Caspase-2 subunit p13; Caspase-2 subunit p18; ICH-1L; NEDD-2; Neural precursor cell expressed developmentally down-regulated protein 2; Protease ICH-1; protein phosphatase 1, regulatory subunit 57
Gene Aliases: CASP-2; CASP2; ICH-1; ICH1; NEDD-2; NEDD2; PPP1R57
Molecular Function: protease