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You are here:Home » Antibodies » Abs to Transcription Factors » Anti -Activating Transcription Factor 2 (ATF2, cAMP Response Element Binding Protein 2, CRE BP1, CREB 2, CREB2, CREBP1, HB 16, HB16, MGC111558, mXBP, TREB 7, TREB7)

Anti -Activating Transcription Factor 2 (ATF2, cAMP Response Element Binding Protein 2,
CRE BP1, CREB 2, CREB2, CREBP1, HB 16, HB16, MGC111558, mXBP, TREB 7, TREB7)

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Specifications

Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Goat Affinity Purified B
ATF2 (Activating Transcription Factor 2, CREBP, HB16, CREB2, TREB7) is a member of the ATF/CREB family of basic region leucine zipper DNA binding proteins that regulates transcription by binding to a consensus cAMP response element (CRE) in the promoter of various viral and cellular genes. Many of these genes are important in cell growth and differentiation, and in stress and immune responses. ATF2 is a nuclear protein that binds DNA as a dimer and can form dimers with members of the ATF/CREB and Jun/Fos families. It is a stronger activator as a heterodimer with cJun than as a homodimer. Several isoforms of ATF2 arise by differential splicing. The stable native full length ATF2 is transcriptionally inactive as a result of an inhibitory direct intramolecular interaction of its carboxy terminal DNA binding domain with the amino terminal transactivation domain. Following dimerization ATF2 becomes a short lived protein that undergoes ubiquitination and proteolysis, seemingly in a protein phosphatase-dependent mechanism. Stimulation of the transcriptional activity of ATF2 occurs following cellular stress induced by several genotoxic agents, inflammatory cytokines, and UV irradiation. This activation requires phosphorylation of two threonine residues in ATF2 by both JNK/SAP kinase and p38 MAP kinase. ATF2 is abundantly expressed in brain.
Catalog #A0855-43K
Cellular Localization Nuclear
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Western Blot. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionOptimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. For long-term storage and to avoid repeated freezing and thawing, aliquot Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostGoat
SourceHuman
Concentration~0.5mg/ml
FormSupplied as a liquid in TBS, pH 7.2, 0.5% BSA.
PurityPurified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
ImmunogenSynthetic peptide with sequence IVMAPSSQSQPSGS representing the C-terminus of the human protein (residues 492-505), according to NP_001871.
SpecificitySpecies Crossreactivity: Crossreacts with Human, Rat.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


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