This antibody reacts with:
Human, mouse, rat, monkey, hamster
Synthetic peptide surrounding amino acid 34 of human HO-2
How to handle this antibody:
The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
Form of antibody:
This antibody has been succesfully tested for use in following methods:
Western blotting, Immunoprecipitation, Immunohistochemistry
Target of this antibody:
Formulation of this antibody:
100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit polyclonal antibody in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA, and 0.01% thimerosal.
Alternative names of antibody target:
HMOX2 , HO-2 ,HO2 , EC 18.104.22.168
Western blotting (0.5-4 µg/ml), in immunoprecipitation (20 µg/ml) and Immunohistochemistry (20 µg/ml, frozen section tested). However, the optimal concentrations should be determined individually. The antibody recognizes ~36 kDa Heme-Oxygenase-2 of human, mouse, rat, hamster, and monkey origins. Blocking peptide (Cat.# 3392BP-50) is available separately.
Shelf time: 12 months in temp.: -20 deg.C
Clonality of antibody:
Heme oxygenase (HO) is a microsomal enzyme that oxidatively cleaves heme, a pro-oxidant, into carbon monoxide and biliverdin. Two heme oxygenase isozymes, termed HO-1 and HO-2, have been identified so far. At the amino acid level, HO-1 and HO-2 are 42% homologous. However, each isozyme is evolutionary highly conserved. HO-1 is the inducible form of the enzyme and is therefore also referred to as stress protein Hsp32. Expression of HO-1 can be induced by a variety of stimuli such as heme, metals, hormones, UV radiation and sulfhydryl depleting agents. In contrast, HO-2 is the constituitive form of the enzyme. It is not inducible by exogeneous stimuli and HO-2 is the most prevalent form in most tissues, except the spleen where HO-1 levels are predominant under normal conditions.
Concentration of antibody:
This antibody needs to be stored at + 4°C in a fridge short term in a concentrated dilution. Freeze thaw will destroy a percentage in every cycle and should be avoided.
If you buy Antibodies supplied by biovision antibodies-kits-proteins they should be stored frozen at - 24°C for long term storage and for short term at + 5°C.