This Antibody was verified by Cell treatment to ensure that the antibody binds to the antigen stated. View Details
This antibody is predicted to react with bovine, Drosophila, mouse, rat and Xenopus based on sequence homology.
Intact IgG appears on a non-reducing gel as ~150 kDa band and upon reduction generating a ~25 kDa light chain band and a ~50 kDa heavy chain.
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.
SMAD2 (MADH2, MAD2) regulates multiple cellular processes, such as cell proliferation, apoptosis, and differentiation. SMAD2 interacts with the TGF-beta receptors through its interaction with the SMAD anchor for receptor activation into the nucleus is a central event in TGF beta signaling. Phosphorylation of threonine 8 in the calmodulin-binding region of the MH1 domain by extracellular signal regulated kinase 1 (ERK1) enhances SMAD2 transcriptional activity, which is negatively regulated by calmodulin. In response to the TGF-beta signal, SMAD2 is phosphorylated by the TGF-beta receptors. The phosphorylation induces the dissociation of this protein with SARA and the association with the family member SMAD4. The association with SMAD4 is important for the translocation of this protein into the nucleus, where it binds to target promoters and forms a transcription repressor complex with other cofactors. SMAD2 can also be phosphorylated by activin type 1 receptor kinase, and mediates the signal from the activin. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the SMAD2 protein have been observed.
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Protein Aliases: hMAD-2; JV18-1; MAD; MAD homolog 2; Mad protein homolog; Mad-related protein 2; MGC22139; MGC34440; mother against DPP homolog 2; Mothers against decapentaplegic homolog 2; pSMAD2; Sma- and Mad-related protein 2; SMAD; SMAD 2; SMAD family member 2; SMAD, mothers against DPP homolog 2; Smad2Deltaexon3
Gene Aliases: hMAD-2; hSMAD2; JV18; JV18-1; MADH2; MADR2; SMAD2
UniProt ID: (Human) Q15796
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4087
Molecular Function: transcription factor