BackgroundEphrin-B2 is a type I transmembrane protein and belongs the Ephrin family. It binds to the receptor tyrosine kinases, such as EPHA4, EPHB4 and EPHA3. Ephrin-B2 has been implicated in mediating developmental events, especially in the nervous system, erythropoiesis and tumour metastasis. Ligation of Ephrin-B2 with complementary EphB receptors on adjacent cells results in a combination of forward (EphB receptors) and reverse (Ephrin-B2) signalling, which is central to tissue development and remodelling functions. In addition, Ephrin-B2 may play a role in constraining the orientation of longitudinally projecting axons.
FormulationLyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution of 20mM PB, 150mM NaCl, pH 7.2.
ALTnamesEphrin-B2, EPH-Related Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Ligand 5, LERK-5, HTK Ligand, HTK-L, EFNB2, EPLG5, HTKL, LERK5