Mouse BMP-2 ELISA Kit (GWB-ZZD140)


96 wells
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Bone morphogenetic protein-2(BMP-2, BMP 2A) belongs to the transforming growth factor beta(TGF-beta) superfamily. It is thought to be involved in cartilage and bone formation during embryogenesis, but may have additional functions in morphogenesis as implied by its expression in various organs and embryonic tissues of mice. BMP-2 has been identified as a candidate mediator of retinoid activity. BMP-2 protein induces medulloblastoma cell apoptosis, whereas the BMP-2 antagonist noggin blocks both retinoid and BMP-2-induced apoptosis. BMP-2 also induces p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase(MAPK), which is necessary for BMP-2 and retinoid-induced apoptosis. Bone morphogenic proteins(BMPs) are known to promote osteogenesis, and clinical trials are currently underway to evaluate the ability of certain BMPs to promote fracture-healing and spinal fusion. The standard product used in this kit is recombinant mouse BMP-2, constituting dimer by two chains of 114 amino acids with the molecular mass of 26KDa.

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Name Mouse BMP-2 ELISA Kit (GWB-ZZD140)
Related Product Names BDA2|BMP-2|BMP-2A|Bmp2|BMP2_HUMAN|BMP2A|Bone morphogenetic protein 2|Bone morphogenetic protein 2A
Short Description Sandwich ELISA kit of Quantitative Detection for Mouse BMP-2
Sample Type This kit is used for quantitative detection of mouse BMP-2 in bone tissue, cell culture supernates and serum.
Swissprot ID P21274
Immunogen CHO, Q283-R396
Standard Range 62.5pg/ml-4000pg/ml. Test has a sensitivity of < 2 pg/ml
Specimen/Volumes Refer to Manual
Concentration Lot Specific
Application ELISA
GI Number 12156
Stability Four months at 4C and eight months at -20C.
Reactivity Reactive to Mouse. There is no detectable cross-reactivity with other relevant proteins.
Kit Size 1x96 well plate
Datasheets/Manuals Printable datasheet for GWB-ZZD140
Storage Store at 4C for 6 months, at -20C for 12 months. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles(Shipped with wet ice.)
Intended Use Research Use Only