Sox2 Rat anti-Human, Mouse, eFluor 570, Clone: Btjce, eBioscience™

Rat Monoclonal Antibody

Brand: Affymetrix eBioscience

Manufacturer Part Number: 41-9811-82

100UG Anti-Human/Mouse Sox2 eFluor 570

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.09500kg

Disclaimers: For Research Use Only.

Product Code. 15588976

Quantity Price
1 £250.60 / 100µg
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 28-10-2016
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Description and Specification


Antigen Sox2
Applications Immunocytochemistry
Applications Immunohistochemistry
Applications Microscopy
Clone Btjce
Concentration 0.2mg/mL
Conjugate eFluor 570
Format Conjugated
Formulation aqueous buffer, 0.09% sodium azide, may contain carrier protein/stabilizer
Gene Alias Sox-2
Host Species Rat
Isotype IgG2a
Quantity 100μg
Regulatory Status RUO
Species Reactivity Human, Mouse
Storage Requirements Store at 2-8°C. Do not freeze. Light-sensitive material.
Primary or Secondary Primary
Monoclonal or Polyclonal Monoclonal

The Btjce monoclonal antibody reacts with the transcription factor Sox2, a member of the SOX (sex determining region Y -related HMG (High Mobility Group) Box) family of proteins. Sox family members play a role in early organ development, and in particular, Sox2 is essential for regulating genes that control normal mammalian embryogenesis. Sox2 and family member Sox3 are expressed as early as the preimplantation and epiblast stages respectively. Later expression is restricted to the neuroepithelium. Sox2 has been shown to be necessary for maintaining self-renewal and pluripotency of mouse and human embryonic stem (ES) cells (ESC). Oct4 (POU5F1), Klf4, c-myc, and Sox2 were the original four factors used to reprogram differentiated mouse and human cells to induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC).

Expression of Sox2 is tightly regulated and recent studies have demonstrated that small changes in the levels of Sox2 in ES cells can trigger differentiation into multiple cell types. Sox2 expression is not limited to ES cells, it is also essential for early neurogenesis where its expression becomes restricted to the neural plate, and later to neural stem cells where it functions to suppress neural differentiation. Sox2 in combination with other stem cell markers can be used to characterize stem cell populations. Ectopic expression of Sox2 has been associated with multiple cancer types including colorectal and breast.