VEGF Antibody (VG76e) [HRP] Summary
Recombinant human VEGF189 expressed in E.coli [UniProt# P15692]
This antibody is highly specific, but only weakly stains transfected cells (5-10%).
Protein G purified
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Packaging, Storage & Formulations
Store at 4C in the dark.
Protein G purified
- Western Blot
This VEGF antibody is useful for Western blot, Immunoprecipitation, ELISA, Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence and Immunohistochemistry (Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded sections).Radioimmunoassay was reported in scientific literature. In Western blot a band is observed between 38-44 kDa. With IHC-paraffin sections microwave treatment with Tris HCl pH 10 buffer (NOT citrate buffer) is necessary. VEGF-A is a hetero dimer, consisting of 2 chains of approximately 24kDa each.
The observed molecular weight of the protein may vary from the listed predicted molecular weight due to post translational modifications, post translation cleavages, relative charges, and other experimental factors.
Disclaimer note: The observed molecular weight of the protein may vary from the listed predicted molecular weight due to post translational modifications, post translation cleavages, relative charges, and other experimental factors.
Human. Mixed results in Cow and Pig (IHC only). Customers have reported success staining sheep tissue (see review).
Alternate Names for VEGF Antibody (VG76e) [HRP]
- vascular endothelial growth factor A
- Vascular permeability factor
- VPFvascular endothelial growth factor
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) was recently identified as a secreted, direct-acting mitogen specific for vascular endothelial cells and capable of stimulating angiogenesis in vivo. Molecular cloning revealed multiple forms of VEGF, apparently arising from alternative splicing of its RNA transcript (1). VEGF and TGF-beta1 are potent angiogenesis inducers with opposing effects on endothelial cells. TGF-beta1 induces apoptosis; VEGF protects endothelial cells from apoptosis. We found that TGF-beta1 promotes endothelial cell expression of FGF-2, which up-regulates VEGF synthesis. Inhibition of VEGF signaling through VEGF receptor 2 (flk-1) abrogates TGF-beta1-induced apoptosis and p38(MAPK) activation. This finding illustrates an unexpected role of VEGF and indicates that VEGF can be pharmacologically converted into an apoptotic factor, a novel approach to antiangiogenesis therapy (2).
This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Primary Antibodies are guaranteed
for 1 year from date of receipt.
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FAQs for VEGF Antibody (NB100-648H). (Showing 1 - 1 of 1 FAQ).
Why is the molecular weight of VEGF different from the similar antibody, for some companies the the molecular weight is 40KD)?
- I can't comment on another company's antibody because I don't have any information about their products. I can tell you that VEGF is expressed in a variety of isoforms and is subject to various post-translational modifications that influence its apparent molecular weight in an SDS-PAGE gel compared to the theoretical molecular weight.
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The dynamic use of a PCNA antibody in fish, porcine and primate species
Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) plays a crucial role in nucleic acid metabolism as it pertains to DNA replication and repair. Most noted for its activation of subunits of DNA polymerase, it has also been found to interact with cell-cycl... Read full blog post.
The role of HIF-1 Alpha signaling in the retina under hypoxic conditions
Hypoxia inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) is a protein that plays an essential role in hypoxia, or low levels of cellular oxygen. HIF-1 is a heterodimeric protein that consists of a constitutively expressed beta subunit and oxygen related alpha subunit. ... Read full blog post.
Using SCP3/SYCP3 Antibodies as Meiosis Markers in Gametogenesis and DNA Repair Studies
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Understanding the relationship between HIF-1 alpha, Hypoxia and Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition
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HIF-1 beta - activating gene transcription in response to hypoxia
Hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) is a heterodimeric transcription factor consisting of alpha and beta subunits. The levels of functional HIF-1 in the cell depends on the level of oxygen allowing cells to respond to hypoxic conditions. HIF-1a is a... Read full blog post.
HIF-1 alpha - sensing and responding to changing oxygen levels
Hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) allows cells to respond to changing levels of oxygen in the environment. HIF-1 is a heterodimeric transcription factor consisting of alpha and beta subunits. Under normal conditions HIF-1 alpha is continuously sy... Read full blog post.
VEGF: Vascular endothelial growth factor
VEGF is homodimeric, disulfide-linked glycoprotein cytokine that serves as the ligand for FLT1 (VEGFR-1 receptor) and FLK1 (VEGFR-2 receptor) tyrosine kinases. It is a key modulator of physiological angiogenesis, vasculogenesis, and endothelial cell g... Read full blog post.