Western blot shows lysates of HepG2 human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 0.25 µg/mL of Goat Anti-Human Cathepsin B Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF953) ...read more
Genetic Strategies: Western blot shows lysates of HeLa human cervical epithelial carcinoma parental cell line and Cathepsin B knockout HeLa cell line (KO). PVDF membrane was probed with 0.25 µg/mL of Goat ...read more
Simple Western lane view shows lysates of HepG2 human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line, loaded at 0.2 mg/mL. A specific band was detected for Cathepsin B at approximately 34 kDa (as indicated) using 2.5 µg/mL of Goat ...read more
Cathepsin B was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human brain (cortex) using Goat Anti-Human Cathepsin B Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF953) at 10 µg/mL overnight at ...read more
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human Cathepsin B Arg18-Ile339 Accession # P07858
Detects human Cathepsin B in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, approximately 35% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse (rm) Cathepsin B is observed and less than 5% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) Cathepsin C, rmCathepsin H, and rhCathepsin L is observed.
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12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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Alternate Names for Cathepsin B Antibody [Unconjugated]
CPSBamyloid precursor protein secretase
Cathepsin B is the first described member of the family of lysosomal cysteine proteases (1). Cathepsin B possesses both endopeptidase and exopeptidase activities, in the latter case acting as a peptidyl-dipeptidase. It is known to process a number of proteins, including pro and active caspases, prorenin, and secretory leucoprotease inhibitor (SLPI) (2-4). Therefore, Cathepsin B may play a role in activation and inactivation of caspases, activation of renin and inactivation of SLPI, the key steps in apoptosis, angiotensin production, and progression of emphysema, respectively. Because of its increased levels and redistribution of the enzyme in human and animal tumors, Cathepsin B may also have role in invasion and metastasis (5).
In addition to lysosome, Cathepsin B can be secreted or associated with plasma membrane, cytoplasm, and nucleus. It is synthesized as a preproenzyme. Following removal of the signal peptide, the inactive proenzyme undergoes further modifications including removal of the pro region to result in the active enzyme (1).
Mort, J.S. (2004) in Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes. Barrett, A.J. et al. (eds): Academic Press, San Diego, p. 1079.
Vancompernolle, K. et al. (1998) FEBS Lett. 438:150.
Jutras, I. and T.L. Reudelhuber (1999) FEBS Lett. 443:48.
Taggart, C.C. et al. (2001) J. Biol. Chem. 276:33345.
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