This antibody is predicted to react with Rat, Mouse, Rabbit and Pig.
Recombinant rabbit polyclonal antibodies are unique offerings from Thermo Fisher Scientific. They are comprised of a selection of multiple different recombinant monoclonal antibodies, providing the best of both worlds – the sensitivity of polyclonal antibodies with the specificity of monoclonal antibodies - all delivered with the consistency only found in a recombinant antibody. While functionally the same as a polyclonal antibody – recognizing multiple epitope sites on the target and producing higher detection sensitivity for low abundance targets – a recombinant rabbit polyclonal antibody has a known mixture of light and heavy chains. The exact population can be produced in every lot, circumventing the biological variability typically associated with polyclonal antibody production.
OTX2 is a 289 amino acid containing protein encoding a member of the bicoid sub-family of homeodomain-containing transcription factors. It has two known alternative splice variants with distinct isoforms though presence of other isoforms cannot be excluded. The protein is an early marker of endodermal differentiation of embryonic stem cells and may play a role in the development of the brain and the sensory organs. The protein may bind to BCD target sequence (BTS): 5-'TCTAATCCC-3'. Defects in OTX2 are the cause of microphthalmia syndromic type 5 (MCOPS5).
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Protein Aliases: CPHD6; Homeobox protein OTX2; MCOPS5; Orthodenticle homolog 2
Gene Aliases: CPHD6; MCOPS5; OTX2
UniProt ID: (Human) P32243
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 5015