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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.
This antibody has specificity for Human Tie2/CD202b/TEK.
TIE2, also known as TEK tyrosine kinase, TIE2 gene is mapped to 9p21.2. This gene encodes a receptor that belongs to the protein tyrosine kinase Tie2 family. The encoded protein possesses a unique extracellular region that contains two immunoglobulin-like domains, three epidermal growth factor (EGF)-like domains and three fibronectin type III repeats. The ligand angiopoietin-1 binds to this receptor and mediates a signaling pathway that functions in embryonic vascular development. Immunoblotting showed that TIE2 expression was increased by thyroid-stimulating hormone and agents that increased intracellular cAMP. HSCs expressing the receptor tyrosine kinase TIE2 are quiescent and antiapoptotic and comprise a side population of HSCs that adhere to osteoblasts in the bone marrow niche.
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Protein Aliases: Angiopoietin-1 receptor; CD202b; CD202b antigen; EC 2.7.10; EC 220.127.116.11; Endothelial tyrosine kinase; hTIE2; p140 TEK; TEK tyrosine kinase, endothelial; TEKT1; Tunica interna endothelial cell kinase; Tyrosine kinase with Ig and EGF homology domains-2; Tyrosine-protein kinase receptor TEK; Tyrosine-protein kinase receptor TIE-2
Gene Aliases: CD202B; TEK; TIE-2; TIE2; VMCM; VMCM1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q02763
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 7010
Molecular Function: transmembrane signal receptor