|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Immunogen||A peptide within residues 1-50 of the human protein.|
|Storage buffer||tris glycine with 0.15M NaCl|
|Contains||0.05% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||1:400|
|Western Blot (WB)||0.5-2 µg/ml|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
The target sequence has 83% sequence homology with mouse.
HIF prolyl hydroxylase 2 is a prolyl hydroxylase that modifies HIF-alpha. Classic prolyl hydroxylases are found in the endoplasmic reticulum and modify collagen, whereas HIF is an intracellular protein and the HPH sites do not resemble those modifying collagen. HIF is a transcriptional complex that plays a critical role in oxygen homeostasis. HPH is an essential component of the pathway through which cells sense oxygen. In the presence of oxygen, HPHs convert specific prolyl residues in HIF-alpha to hydroxyproline, leading to HIF-alpha destruction. Low oxygen levels, sensed at the cellular level, cause the HIF conversion to be reduced so that HIF is stable and there is increased angiogenesis.
HPH-2, specifically, catalyzes the posttranslational formation of 4-hydroxyproline in HIF alpha proteins. It hydroxylates HIF-1 alpha at Pro(402) and Pro(564), and HIF-2 alpha. It targets HIF through the hydroxylation for proteasomal degradation via the von Hippel-Lindau ubiquitylation complex.
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