Anti-CD137 Antibody, Rabbit Polyclonal

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Anti-CD137 Antibody, Rabbit Polyclonal (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) General Information

Product name
Anti-CD137 Antibody, Rabbit Polyclonal
Validated applications
ELISA
Species reactivity
Reacts with: Human
Specificity
Human CD137
Immunogen
Recombinant Human CD137 / 4-1BB protein (Catalog#10041-H08H)
Preparation
Produced in rabbits immunized with purified, recombinant Human CD137 / 4-1BB (rh CD137 / 4-1BB; Catalog#10041-H08H; NP_001552.2; Met 1-Gln 186). CD137 / 4-1BB specific IgG was purified by Human CD137 / 4-1BB affinity chromatography.
Source
Polyclonal Rabbit IgG
Purification
Protein A & Antigen Affinity
Formulation
0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS
Conjugate
Unconjugated
Form
Liquid
Shipping
This antibody is shipped as liquid solution at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
Storage
This antibody can be stored at 2℃-8℃ for one month without detectable loss of activity. Antibody products are stable for twelve months from date of receipt when stored at -20℃ to -80℃. Preservative-Free. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

Anti-CD137 Antibody, Rabbit Polyclonal (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) Validated Applications

Application Dilution
ELISA 1:5000-1:10000
Please Note: Optimal concentrations/dilutions should be determined by the end user.

Anti-CD137 Antibody, Rabbit Polyclonal: Synonyms

Anti-4-1BB Antibody; Anti-CD137 Antibody; Anti-CDw137 Antibody; Anti-ILA Antibody

CD137 Background Information

CD137 (also known as 4-1BB) is a surface co-stimulatory glycoprotein originally described as present on activated T lymphocytes, which belongs to the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) receptor superfamily. It is expressed mainly on activated CD4+ and CD8+ T cells, and binds to a high-affinity ligand (4-1BBL) expressed on several antigen-presenting cells such as macrophages and activated B cells. Upon ligand binding, 4-1BB is associated with the tumor necrosis factor receptor–associated factors (TRAFs), the adaptor protein which mediates downstream signaling events including the activation of NF-kappaB and cytokine production. 4-1BB signaling either by binding to 4-1BBL or by antibody ligation delivers signals for T-cell activation and growth, as well as monocyte proliferation and B-cell survival, and plays an important role in the amplification of T cell-mediated immune responses. In addition, CD137 and CD137L are expressed in different human primary tumor tissues, suggesting that they may influence the progression of tumors. Crosslinking of CD137 on activated T cells has shown promise in enhancing anti-tumor immune responses in murine models, and agonistic anti-CD137 antibodies are currently being tested in phase I clinical trials. Soluble forms of CD137 (sCD137) are generated by differential splicing. sCD137 can bind to CD137 ligand to antagonize the costimulatory activities of the membrane-bound CD137 and reduce T cell proliferation and IL-2 secretion.
Full Name
tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 9
Research Areas
References
  • Sica G, et al. (1999) Biochemical and immunological characteristics of 4-1BB (CD137) receptor and ligand and potential applications in cancer therapy. Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz). 47(5): 275-9.
  • Nam KO, et al. (2005) The therapeutic potential of 4-1BB (CD137) in cancer. Curr Cancer Drug Targets. 5(5): 357-63.
  • Wang Q, et al. (2008) Analysis of CD137 and CD137L expression in human primary tumor tissues. Croat Med J. 49(2): 192-200.
  • Melero I, et al. (2008) Multi-layered action mechanisms of CD137 (4-1BB)-targeted immunotherapies. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 29(8): 383-90.
  • Thum E, et al. (2009) CD137, implications in immunity and potential for therapy. Front Biosci. 14: 4173-88.

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