Product Pathways - Cytoskeletal Signaling
Ezrin Antibody #3145
|3145S||100 µl (10 western blots)||---||In Stock||---|
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|W||1:1000||Human, Mouse, Rat, Monkey, Bovine||Endogenous||81||Rabbit|
Species cross-reactivity is determined by western blot.
Applications Key: W=Western Blotting, IP=Immunoprecipitation, IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), IF-IC=Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), F=Flow Cytometry
Specificity / Sensitivity
Ezrin Antibody detects endogenous levels of total ezrin protein. This antibody does not cross-react with ezrin homologues such as radixin and moesin.
Source / Purification
Polyclonal antibodies are produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic peptide corresponding to human ezrin. Antibodies are purified by protein A and peptide affinity chromatography.
Western blot analysis of extracts from HeLa, NIH/3T3, C6 and COS cells, using Ezrin Antibody.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded 4T1 syngeneic mouse tumor using Ezrin Antibody.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human lung carcinoma, using Ezrin Antibody.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human breast carcinoma, using Ezrin Antibody in the presence of control peptide (left) or antigen-specific peptide (right).
Flow cytometric analysis of untreated HeLa cells, using Ezrin Antibody (blue) compared to a nonspecific negative control antibody (red).
Confocal immunofluorescent analysis of HeLa cells labeled with Ezrin Antibody (green). Actin filaments have been labeled with DY-554 phalloidin (red). Blue pseudocolor = DRAQ5™ (fluorescent DNA dye).
The ezrin, radixin, and moesin (ERM) proteins function as linkers between the plasma membrane and the actin cytoskeleton and are involved in cell adhesion, membrane ruffling, and microvilli formation (1). ERM proteins undergo intra or intermolecular interaction between their amino- and carboxy-terminal domains, existing as inactive cytosolic monomers or dimers (2). Phosphorylation at a carboxy-terminal threonine residue (Thr567 of ezrin, Thr564 of radixin, Thr558 of moesin) disrupts the amino- and carboxy-terminal association and may play a key role in regulating ERM protein conformation and function (3,4). Phosphorylation at Thr567 of ezrin is required for cytoskeletal rearrangements and oncogene-induced transformation (5). Ezrin is also phosphorylated at tyrosine residues upon growth factor stimulation. Phosphorylation of Tyr353 of ezrin transmits a survival signal during epithelial differentiation (6).
- Tsukita, S. and Yonemura, S. (1999) J. Biol. Chem. 274, 34507-34510.
- Mangeat, P. et al. (1999) Trends Cell Biol. 9, 187-192.
- Matsui, T. et al. (1998) J. Cell Biol. 140, 647-657.
- Gautreau, A. et al. (2000) J. Cell Biol. 150, 193-203.
- Tran Quang, C. et al. (2000) EMBO J. 19, 4565-4576.
- Gautreau, A. et al. (1999) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96, 7300-7305.
- Guo, A. et al. (2008) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105, 692-7. Applications: Western Blotting.
- Canals, D. et al. (2010) J Biol Chem 285, 32476-85. Applications: Western Blotting, IF-IC (In Cells).
- Coene, E.D. et al. (2011) J Cell Biol 192, 497-512. Applications: Western Blotting.
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