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ELISA 1:10000, WB 1:500-1:2000, IHC 1:200-1:1000, IF/ICC 1:200-1:1000, FCM 1:200-1:400
*The optimal dilutions should be determined by the end user.

WB: For western blot detection of denatured protein samples. IHC: For immunohistochemical detection of paraffin sections (IHC-p) or frozen sections (IHC-f) of tissue samples. IF/ICC: For immunofluorescence detection of cell samples. ELISA(peptide): For ELISA detection of antigenic peptide.

Monoclonal [AFB1894]
ABCG2 antibody detects endogenous levels of total ABCG2.
Cite Format: Affinity Biosciences Cat# BF0058, RRID:AB_2833918.
Mouse IgG1 in phosphate buffered saline (without Mg2+ and Ca2+), pH 7.4, 150mM NaCl, 0.02% sodium azide and 50% glycerol. Store at -20 °C. Stable for 12 months from date of receipt.


ABC transporter; ABC15; ABCG 2; ABCG2; ABCG2_HUMAN; ABCP; ATP binding cassette sub family G (WHITE) member 2; ATP binding cassette transporter G2; ATP-binding cassette sub-family G member 2; BCRP; BCRP1; BMDP; Breast cancer resistance protein; CD338; CDw338; CDw338 antigen; EST157481; GOUT1; MGC102821; Mitoxantrone resistance associated protein; Mitoxantrone resistance-associated protein; MRX; Multi drug resistance efflux transport ATP binding cassette sub family G (WHITE) member 2; MXR; MXR1; Placenta specific ATP binding cassette transporter; Placenta specific MDR protein; Placenta-specific ATP-binding cassette transporter; UAQTL1;



Purified recombinant fragment of human ABCG2 expressed in E. Coli.


Highly expressed in placenta (PubMed:9850061). Low expression in small intestine, liver and colon (PubMed:9861027). Expressed in brain (at protein level) (PubMed:12958161).

The membrane-associated protein encoded by this gene is included in the superfamily of ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters. ABC proteins transport various molecules across extra- and intra-cellular membranes. ABC genes are divided into seven distinct subfamilies (ABC1, MDR/TAP, MRP, ALD, OABP, GCN20, White).

PTMs - Q9UNQ0 As Substrate

Site PTM Type Enzyme
S50 Phosphorylation
S100 Phosphorylation
S103 Phosphorylation
S143 Phosphorylation
K172 Ubiquitination
S187 Phosphorylation
T194 Phosphorylation
S195 Phosphorylation
K323 Ubiquitination
S353 Phosphorylation
K357 Ubiquitination
T362 Phosphorylation P11309 (PIM1)
Y464 Phosphorylation
N596 N-Glycosylation

Research Backgrounds


Broad substrate specificity ATP-dependent transporter of the ATP-binding cassette (ABC) family that actively extrudes a wide variety of physiological compounds, dietary toxins and xenobiotics from cells. Involved in porphyrin homeostasis, mediating the export of protoporphyrin IX (PPIX) from both mitochondria to cytosol and cytosol to extracellular space, it also functions in the cellular export of heme. Also mediates the efflux of sphingosine-1-P from cells. Acts as a urate exporter functioning in both renal and extrarenal urate excretion. In kidney, it also functions as a physiological exporter of the uremic toxin indoxyl sulfate (By similarity). Also involved in the excretion of steroids like estrone 3-sulfate/E1S, 3beta-sulfooxy-androst-5-en-17-one/DHEAS, and other sulfate conjugates. Mediates the secretion of the riboflavin and biotin vitamins into milk (By similarity). Extrudes pheophorbide a, a phototoxic porphyrin catabolite of chlorophyll, reducing its bioavailability (By similarity). Plays an important role in the exclusion of xenobiotics from the brain (Probable). It confers to cells a resistance to multiple drugs and other xenobiotics including mitoxantrone, pheophorbide, camptothecin, methotrexate, azidothymidine, and the anthracyclines daunorubicin and doxorubicin, through the control of their efflux. In placenta, it limits the penetration of drugs from the maternal plasma into the fetus (By similarity). May play a role in early stem cell self-renewal by blocking differentiation (By similarity).


N-glycosylated. Glycosylation-deficient ABCG2 is normally expressed and functional.

Phosphorylated. Phosphorylation at Thr-362 by PIM1 is induced by drugs like mitoxantrone and is associated with cells increased drug resistance. It regulates the localization to the plasma membrane, the homooligomerization and therefore, the activity of the transporter.

Subcellular Location:

Cell membrane>Multi-pass membrane protein. Apical cell membrane>Multi-pass membrane protein. Mitochondrion membrane>Multi-pass membrane protein.
Note: Enriched in membrane lipid rafts.

Extracellular region or secreted Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion Manual annotation Automatic computational assertionSubcellular location
Tissue Specificity:

Highly expressed in placenta. Low expression in small intestine, liver and colon. Expressed in brain (at protein level).

Subunit Structure:

Homodimer; disulfide-linked. The minimal functional unit is a homodimer, but the major oligomeric form in plasma membrane is a homotetramer with possibility of higher order oligomerization up to homododecamers.


The extracellular loop 3 (ECL3) is involved in binding porphyrins and transfer them to other carriers, probably albumin.

Belongs to the ABC transporter superfamily. ABCG family. Eye pigment precursor importer (TC 3.A.1.204) subfamily.

Research Fields

· Environmental Information Processing > Membrane transport > ABC transporters.

· Human Diseases > Drug resistance: Antineoplastic > Antifolate resistance.

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