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4977
Axl Antibody

Axl Antibody #4977

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Storage:

Supplied in 10 mM sodium HEPES (pH 7.5), 150 mM NaCl, 100 µg/ml BSA and 50% glycerol. Store at –20°C. Do not aliquot the antibody.

Axl Antibody detects endogenous levels of Axl protein. The antibody does not cross-react with related proteins.

Species predicted to react based on 100% sequence homology:

Bovine

Polyclonal antibodies are produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic peptide corresponding to sequences surrounding amino acid residue 740 of human Axl. Antibodies are purified by protein A and peptide affinity chromatography.

Axl, Sky, and Mer are three members of a receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) family that share a conserved intracellular tyrosine kinase domain and an extracellular domain similar to those seen in cell adhesion molecules. These RTKs bind the vitamin K-dependent protein growth-arrest-specific 6 (Gas6), which is structurally related to the protein S anticoagulation factor (1). Upon binding to its receptor, Gas6 activates phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) and its downstream targets Akt and S6K, as well as NF-κB (2,3). A large body of evidence supports a role for Gas6/Axl signaling in cell growth and survival in normal and cancer cells (4).

  1. Crosier, K.E. and Crosier, P.S. (1997) Pathology 29, 131-5.
  2. Demarchi, F. et al. (2001) J Biol Chem 276, 31738-44.
  3. Lee, W.P. et al. (2002) Oncogene 21, 329-36.
  4. Bellosta, P. et al. (1997) Oncogene 15, 2387-97.
Entrez-Gene Id
558
Swiss-Prot Acc.
P30530
For Research Use Only. Not For Use In Diagnostic Procedures.

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