Zona pellucida sperm-binding protein 2
Zona pellucida glycoprotein 2
Short name= Zp-2
Zona pellucida protein A
Cleaved into the following chain:
1. Processed zona pellucida sperm-binding protein 2
Full Length of Mature Protein
Store at -20°C, for extended storage, conserve at -20°C or -80°C.
Repeated freezing and thawing is not recommended. Store working aliquots at 4°C for up to one week.
The mammalian zona pellucida, which mediates species-specific sperm binding, induction of the acrosome reaction and prevents post-fertilization polyspermy, is composed of three to four glycoproteins, ZP1, ZP2, ZP3, and ZP4. ZP2 may act as a secondary sperm receptor.
Processed zona pellucida sperm-binding protein 2: Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix
ZP domain family, ZPA subfamily
Detected in the zona pellucida that surrounds the oocyte (at protein level) (PubMed:12799386, PubMed:3845123, PubMed:17559063). Oocyte.