TREM-2, Mouse, mAb 6E9, FITC

Catalog #: HM1129F
Quantity: 100 µg

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The monoclonal antibody 6E9 recognizes mouse membrane-bound as well as soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-2 (TREM-2). TREM-2 is a 26 kDa transmembrane glycoprotein that consists of a single extracellular immunoglobulin-like domain, a transmembrane region with a charged lysine residue and a short cytoplasmic tail. It associates with DNAX-activation protein 12 (DAP12) for signaling and function. TREM-2 is expressed on immature monocyte-derived dendritic cells. After activation by microbial products or tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and TNF-related proteins, dendritic cells downregulate the expression of TREM-2. TREM-2 is also expressed by osteoclasts and microglia, where it is involved in bone modeling and brain function, respectively. Another role of TREM-2 might be promoting the removal of apoptotic cells, organic matrix and macromolecules by microglia. Defects in TREM-2 are a cause of polycystic lipomembranous osteodysplasia with sclerosing leukoencephalopathy (PLOSL), also called presenile dementia with bone cysts or Nasu-Hakola disease (NHD). TREM-2, like TREM-1, can be cleaved on the membrane to release a soluble form of TREM-2 (sTREM-2). Elevated levels of sTREM-2 in CSF of multiple sclerosis patients have been detected. This elevated level may inhibit the anti-inflammatory function of the membrane-bound receptor suggesting sTREM-2 to be a possible target for future therapies.


Catalog number HM1129F
Product type Monoclonal antibodies
Quantity 100 µg
Formulation 1 ml (100 μg/ml) 0.2 μm filtered protein G purified FITC conjugated antibody solution in PBS, containing 1% bovine serum albumin and 0.02% sodium azide.
Conjugate FITC
Immunogen Mouse recombinant TREM-2 protein
Isotype Rat IgG2b
Species Mouse
Alias Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2, Triggering receptor expressed on monocytes 2, TREM-2
Gene name: Trem2, Trem2a, Trem2b, Trem2c
Storage and stability Product should be stored at 4°C. Under recommended storage conditions, product is stable for one year.
Precautions For research use only. Not for use in or on humans or animals or for diagnostics. It is the responsibility of the user to comply with all local/state and federal rules in the use of this product. Hycult Biotech is not responsible for any patent infringements that might result from the use or derivation of this product.
Disease Neurological disorders
  • Application:
  • Application Notes:
    FC: The typical starting working dilution is 2 μg/250000 cells.
  • Use:
    Dilutions to be used depend on detection system applied. It is recommended that users test the reagent and determine their own optimal dilutions. The typical starting working dilution is 1:50.
1. Koga, T et al; Costimulatory signals mediated by the ITAM motif cooperate with RANKL for bone homeostasis. Nature 2004, 428: 758
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