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 liver or breast carcinoma.
FGFR2 is a member of the fibroblast growth factor receptor family. It is a tyrosine-protein kinase that acts as a cell-surface receptor for fibroblast growth factors and plays a central role in the regulation of cell proliferation, differentiation, migration, apoptosis, and embryonic development. FGFR family members differ from one another in their ligand affinities and tissue distribution. A full-length representative protein consists of an extracellular region, composed of three immunoglobulin-like domains, a single hydrophobic membrane-spanning segment and a cytoplasmic tyrosine kinase domain. Mutations in this gene are associated with Crouzon syndrome, Pfeiffer syndrome, Craniosynostosis, Apert syndrome, Jackson-Weiss syndrome, Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome, Saethre-Chotzen syndrome, and syndromic craniosynostosis. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been noted for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: bacteria-expressed kinase; BEK fibroblast growth factor receptor; CD332; FGFR-2; Fibroblast growth factor receptor 2; K-sam; Keratinocyte growth factor receptor; KGFR; protein tyrosine kinase, receptor like 14
Gene Aliases: BBDS; BEK; BFR-1; CD332; CEK3; CFD1; ECT1; FGFR2; JWS; K-SAM; KGFR; KSAM; TK14; TK25
UniProt ID: (Human) P21802
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2263