Technical Data
A2295-02D9
ACE2, ID (Angiotensin-converting Enzyme 2, ACE-related Carboxypeptidase, Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Homolog, ACEH, Metalloprotease MPROT15, Processed Angiotensin-converting Enzyme 2, UNQ868/PRO1885)
Description:
Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) plays a central role in vascular, renal, and myocardial physiology. In contrast to its homolog ACE, ACE2 expression is restricted to heart, kidney, and testis. Recently. ACE2 has also been shown to be a functional receptor of the SARS coronavirus. The normal function of ACE2 is to convert the inactive vasoconstrictor angiotensin I (AngI) to Ang1-9 and the active form AngII to Ang1-7, unlike ACE, which converts AngI to AngII. While the role of these vasoactive peptides is not well understood, lack of ACE2 expression in ace2-/ace2- mice leads to severely reduced cardiac contractility, indicating its importance in regulating heart function.

Applications:
Suitable for use in ELISA, Western Blot and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Western Blot: 0.5-2ug/ml
Immunohistochemistry: 2ug/ml
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Positive Control:
Human kidney or human testis cell lysate

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
PabIgGPurified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
50ug-20CBlue IceHumanRabbit
Concentration:
~0.1mg/ml
Immunogen:
Synthetic peptide corresponding to aa near the center of human ACE2.
Purity:
Purified
Form
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.02% sodium azide.
Specificity:
Recognizes human ACE2. Species Crossreactivity: mouse.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
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