Protein Name & Synonyms:
Estrogen Receptor beta 5
Immunohistology - Paraffin, Western Blotting
This antibody specifically recognizes human estrogen receptor beta 5 (ERB5), a splice variant of the nuclear receptor hormone ERbeta (ESR2), shown to exist in at least five isoforms (ERB1-ERB5). Although only the ERB1 variant appears fully functional, the remaining isoforms have been shown to form heterodimers with ERB1, thereby enhancing transcription.
Immunohistochemical studies have revealed a ubiquitous expression of ERB5 in normal colorectal tissue, and to be present in all primary colorectal carcinomas studied, see Wong, N. et al. for details.
The detection of estrogen (ER) and progesterone (PR) receptors using immunohistochemical staining of formal fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue, has gradually replaced ligand binding assays (LBA), to become the most common method for the determination of the ER/PR status of breast tumors. Approximately 75% to 80% of breast tumors have estrogen and/or progesterone receptors, and the presence of these receptors helps determine both the patient's prognosis and the effectiveness of hormonal therapy
Store at +4 °C or at -20 °C if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
If stored in this manner, this product is stable for 18 months after receipt.
Purified IgG - liquid
Phosphate buffered saline
Tuberculin conjugated synthetic peptide LLSHVRHARYAP derived from the C-terminus of human ERB5.
0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)