Activin A Receptor, Type IIA (ACVR2A) (N-Term) Peptide

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Protein Name
  • ACVR2
  • ACVR2A
  • XSTK9
  • actrii
  • acvr2
  • Acvr2
  • rActR-II
  • actr2a
  • acvr2a
  • wu:fa02e10
  • ActrIIa
  • TactrII
  • activin A receptor, type IIA
  • activin A receptor, type IIAa
  • activin receptor IIA
  • ACVR2A
  • acvr2a
  • LOC100224301
  • Acvr2a
  • acvr2aa
Protein Region
Peptide Type
Blocking Peptide (BP)
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Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP7103a was selected from the N-term region of human ACVR2A. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.
Background ACVR2A is an activin A type II receptor. Activins are dimeric growth and differentiation factors which belong to the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) superfamily of structurally related signaling proteins. Activins signal through a heteromeric complex of receptor serine kinases which include at least two type I (I and IB) and two type II (II and IIB) receptors. These receptors are all transmembrane proteins, composed of a ligand-binding extracellular domain with cysteine-rich region, a transmembrane domain, and a cytoplasmic domain with predicted serine/threonine specificity. Type I receptors are essential for signaling, and type II receptors are required for binding ligands and for expression of type I receptors. Type I and II receptors form a stable complex after ligand binding, resulting in phosphorylation of type I receptors by type II receptors. Type II receptors are considered to be constitutively active kinases.
Restrictions For Research Use only
Storage 4
Storage Comment Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles
Expiry Date 6 months
Background publications Olaru, Mori, Yin, Wang, Kimos, Perry, Xu, Sato, Selaru, Deacu, Sterian, Shibata, Abraham, Meltzer: "Loss of heterozygosity and mutational analyses of the ACTRII gene locus in human colorectal tumors." in: Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology, Vol. 83, Issue 12, pp. 1867-71, 2003 (PubMed).

Casagrandi, Bearfield, Geary, Redman, Muttukrishna: "Inhibin, activin, follistatin, activin receptors and beta-glycan gene expression in the placental tissue of patients with pre-eclampsia." in: Molecular human reproduction, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 199-203, 2003 (PubMed).

Greenwald, Groppe, Gray, Wiater, Kwiatkowski, Vale, Choe: "The BMP7/ActRII extracellular domain complex provides new insights into the cooperative nature of receptor assembly." in: Molecular cell, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 605-17, 2003 (PubMed).