CRTH2 Antibody Cat. No.: 4029

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psi-iconSpecifications
HOST SPECIES:Rabbit
SPECIES REACTIVITY: Human, Mouse, Rat
IMMUNOGEN: CRTH2 antibody was raised against a 15 amino acid synthetic peptide from near the center of human CRTH2.

The immunogen is located within amino acids 220 - 270 of CRTH2.
TESTED APPLICATIONS: ELISA, IF, IHC-P, WB
APPLICATIONS: CRTH2 antibody can be used for detection of CRTH2 by Western blot at 1 and 2 μg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 2.5 μg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 μg/mL.

Antibody validated: Western Blot in human samples; Immunohistochemistry in human samples and Immunofluorescence in human samples. All other applications and species not yet tested.
POSITIVE CONTROL:1) Cat. No. 1301 - Human Heart Tissue Lysate
 2) Cat. No. 10-501 - Human Heart Tissue Slide

psi-iconProperties
PURIFICATION:CRTH2 Antibody is affinity chromatography purified via peptide column.
CLONALITY:Polyclonal
ISOTYPE:IgG
CONJUGATE:Unconjugated
PHYSICAL STATE:Liquid
BUFFER:CRTH2 Antibody is supplied in PBS containing 0.02% sodium azide.
CONCENTRATION:1 mg/mL
STORAGE CONDITIONS:CRTH2 antibody can be stored at 4˚C for three months and -20˚C, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.

psi-iconAdditional Info
OFFICIAL SYMBOL:PTGDR2
ALTERNATE NAMES:CRTH2 Antibody: DP2, DL1R, CD294, CRTH2, GPR44, Prostaglandin D2 receptor 2, Chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on Th2 cells
ACCESSION NO.:NP_004769
PROTEIN GI NO.:153791424
GENE ID:11251
USER NOTE:Optimal dilutions for each application to be determined by the researcher.
psi-iconBackground and References
BACKGROUND:CRTH2 Antibody: The chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on Th2 cells (CRTH2) is a recently identified receptor for the prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) in addition to the classic prostaglandin D receptor. CRTH2 is expressed on Th2 cells and eosinophils and mediates chemotaxis of these cells to PGD2 and is thus thought to be a key receptor mediating eosinophil and Th2 recruitment during allergic responses. However, CRTH2-null mice showed enhanced eosinophil recruitment into the lung consistent with observations that the CRTH2-null mice produced significantly higher amounts of interleukin-5 (IL-5) and IL-3. This suggests that CRTH2 plays a nonredundant role in restricting eosinophilia and allergic response in vivo. At least two different isoforms of CRTH2 are known to exist.
REFERENCES:1) Nagata K, Hirai K, Tanaka K, et al. CRTH2, an orphan receptor of T-helper-2-cells, is expressed on basophils and eosinophils and responds to mast cell-derived factor(s). FEBS Lett. 1999; 459:195-9.
2) Shichijo M, Sugimoto H, Nagao K, et al. Chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on Th2 cells activation in vivo increases blood leukocyte counts and its blockage abrogates 13,14-dihydro-15-keto-prostaglandin D2-induced eosinophilia in rats. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 2003; 307:518-25.
3) Chevalier E, Stock J, Fisher T, et al. Cutting edge: chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on Th2 cells plays a restricting role on IL-5 production and eosinophil recruitment. J. Immunol. 2005; 2056-60.

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