Product Pathways - Protein Translation
4E-BP2 Antibody #2845
|2845S||100 µl (10 western blots)||---||In Stock||---|
|2845P||40 µl (4 western blots)||---||In Stock||---|
|2845||carrier free and custom formulation / quantity||email request|
|W||1:1000||Human, Mouse, Rat, Monkey, Bovine||Endogenous||15 to 20||Rabbit|
Species cross-reactivity is determined by western blot.
Applications Key: W=Western Blotting, IP=Immunoprecipitation, IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), F=Flow Cytometry
Specificity / Sensitivity
4E-BP2 Antibody detects endogenous levels of total 4E-BP2, independent of phosphorylation. This antibody does not cross-react significantly with 4E-BP1.
Source / Purification
Polyclonal antibodies are produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic peptide corresponding to residues at the carboxy-terminus of human 4E-BP2. Antibodies are purified by protein A and peptide affinity chromatography.
Western blot analysis of extracts from A673 cells, untreated or nocodazole-treated (100 ng/ml, 16 hrs), using 4E-BP2 Antibody (upper) or 4E-BP1 Antibody #9452 (lower). Extracts were treated with lambda phosphatase NEB#P0753 (10,000 U/ml for 1 hour) to dephosphorylate both proteins.
Western blot analysis of bacterially expressed GST-4E-BP1 and of extracts from NIH/3T3 cells, using 4E-BP2 Antibody and 4E-BP1 Antibody #9452.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human colon carcinoma, showing cytoplasmic and nuclear localization, using 4E-BP2 Antibody.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human lung carcinoma, using 4E-BP2 Antibody.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human follicular carcinoma (thyroid), using 4E-BP2 Antibody.
Flow cytometric analysis of HeLa cells, using 4E-BP2 Antibody (blue) compared to a nonspecifc negative control antibody (red).
Translation repressor protein 4E-BP1 (also known as PHAS-1) inhibits cap-dependent translation by binding to the translation initiation factor eIF4E. Hyperphosphorylation of 4E-BP1 disrupts this interaction and results in activation of cap-dependent translation (1). Both the PI3 kinase/Akt pathway and FRAP/mTOR kinase regulate 4E-BP1 activity (2,3). Multiple 4E-BP1 residues are phosphorylated in vivo (4). While phosphorylation by FRAP/mTOR at Thr37 and Thr46 does not prevent the binding of 4E-BP1 to eIF4E, it is thought to prime 4E-BP1 for subsequent phosphorylation at Ser65 and Thr70 (5).
4E-BP2 and 4E-BP3 share high sequence homology with 4E-BP1, including conservation of the major FRAP/mTOR-dependent phosphorylation sites. Preliminary data suggests that phosphorylation of 4E-BP2 is regulated in a similar manner to that of 4E-BP1, although phosphorylation of this protein has not been as extensively studied (6).
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- Fadden, P. et al. (1997) J Biol Chem 272, 10240-7.
- Gingras, A.C. et al. (1999) Genes Dev 13, 1422-37.
- Lin, T.A. and Lawrence, Jr, J.C. (1996) J. Biol. Chem. 271, 30199-30204.
- Fuchs, G. et al. (2011) J Mol Biol 410, 118-30. Applications: Western Blotting.
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