Product Pathways - Tyrosine Kinase / Adaptors
Phospho-HER2/ErbB2 (Tyr1248) Antibody #2247
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Species cross-reactivity is determined by western blot.
Applications Key: W=Western Blotting
Species predicted to react based on 100% sequence homology: Rat.
Specificity / Sensitivity
Phospho-HER2/ErbB2 (Tyr1248) Antibody detects endogenous levels of ErbB2 only when phosphorylated at tyrosine 1248. This antibody does not cross react with other HER/ErbB family members.
Source / Purification
Polyclonal antibodies are produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic phosphopeptide corresponding to residues surrounding Tyr1248 of human ErbB2 protein. Antibodies are purified by protein A and peptide affinity chromatography.
Western blot analysis of activated recombinant HER2/ErbB2 and HER1/EGFR tyrosine kinase proteins, using Phospho-HER2/ErbB2 (Tyr1248) (upper), EGF Receptor (D38B1) XP® Rabbit mAb #4267 (middle) or HER2/ErbB2 (29D8) Rabbit mAb #2165 (lower). Phospho-HER2/ErbB2 (Tyr1248) specifically detects phosphorylated HER2/ErbB2 but not phosphorylated HER1/EGFR.
The ErbB2 (HER2) proto-oncogene encodes a 185 kDa transmembrane, receptor-like glycoprotein with intrinsic tyrosine kinase activity (1). While ErbB2 lacks an identified ligand, ErbB2 kinase activity can be activated in the absence of a ligand when overexpressed and through heteromeric associations with other ErbB family members (2). Amplification of the ErbB2 gene and overexpression of its product are detected in almost 40% of human breast cancers (3). Binding of the c-Cbl ubiquitin ligase to ErbB2 at Tyr1112 leads to ErbB2 poly-ubiquitination and enhances degradation of this kinase (4). ErbB2 is a key therapeutic target in the treatment of breast cancer and other carcinomas and targeting the regulation of ErbB2 degradation by the c-Cbl-regulated proteolytic pathway is one potential therapeutic strategy. Phosphorylation of the kinase domain residue Tyr877 of ErbB2 (homologous to Tyr416 of pp60c-Src) may be involved in regulating ErbB2 biological activity. The major autophosphorylation sites in ErbB2 are Tyr1248 and Tyr1221/1222; phosphorylation of these sites couples ErbB2 to the Ras-Raf-MAP kinase signal transduction pathway (1,5).
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