This Antibody was verified by Cell Treatment to ensure that the antibody binds to the antigen stated. View Details
These Polyclonal antibodies are of rabbit origin developed by immunizing animals with proteins or peptides. The polyclonal antibody is purified by affinity purification from the rabbit sera generated after immunizing the rabbits with a specific type of protein or peptide. The purified antibody is tested for its functionality in various relevant research applications. The antibody is developed for Research Use Only and is non-hazardous or non-infectious in nature.
This antibody is predicted to react with Monkey, Cat, Sheep and Bovine.
The Anthrax toxin receptor (ATR) was initially discovered as the tumor endothelial marker 8 (TEM8). This protein, which exists in three isoforms (36, 40, and 60 kDa), is highly expressed in tumor vessels as well as in the vasculature of developing embryos, suggesting that it may normally play a role in angiogenesis. However, it also acts as the receptor for anthrax toxin. Following the binding of this protein by the protective antigen (PA) of anthrax, PA is cleaved and heptamerizes to form the binding site for both edema factor (EF) and lethal factor (LF). This complex is then endocytosed by the cell; acidification in endosomes allows the release of EF and LF into the cytoplasm where they interfere with MAPK signaling and induce apoptosis.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Not for resale without express authorization.
Protein Aliases: Ataxia telangiectasia and Rad3-related protein; ATR Serine/Threonine Kinase; FRAP-related protein 1; FRAP-related protein-1; MEC1, mitosis entry checkpoint 1, homolog; Serine/threonine-protein kinase ATR
Gene Aliases: ATR; FCTCS; FRP1; MEC1; SCKL; SCKL1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q13535
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 545