Product Pathways - DNA Damage
MSH2 (3A2) Mouse mAb #2850
|2850S||100 µl (10 western blots)||---||In Stock||---|
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Species cross-reactivity is determined by western blot.
Applications Key: W=Western Blotting, IP=Immunoprecipitation, IF-IC=Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry)
Specificity / Sensitivity
MSH2 (3A2) Mouse mAb detects endogenous levels of total MSH2 protein.
Source / Purification
Monoclonal antibody is produced by immunizing animals with recombinant human MSH2.
Western blot analysis of extracts of HeLa and OVCAR3 cells using MSH2 (3A2) Mouse mAb.
The DNA mismatch repair system (MMR) repairs post-replication DNA, inhibits recombination between non-identical DNA sequences and induces both checkpoint and apoptotic responses following certain types of DNA damage (1). MSH2 (MutS homologue 2) forms the hMutS-α dimer with MSH6 and is an essential component of the mismatch repair process. hMutS-α is part of the BRCA1-associated surveillance complex (BASC), a complex that also contains BRCA1, MLH1, ATM, BLM, PMS2 proteins and the Rad50-Mre11-NBS1 complex (2).
Mutations in MSH2 have been found in a large proportion of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (Lynch Syndrome), the most common form of inherited colorectal cancer in the Western world (3). Mutations have also been associated with other sporadic tumors.
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