Product Pathways - DNA Damage
ERCC1 Antibody #3885
|3885S||100 µl (10 western blots)||---||In Stock||---|
|3885||carrier free and custom formulation / quantity||email request|
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|W||1:1000||Human, Mouse, Rat, Hamster, Monkey||Endogenous||39||Rabbit|
Species cross-reactivity is determined by western blot.
Applications Key: W=Western Blotting, IP=Immunoprecipitation
Species predicted to react based on 100% sequence homology: Dog.
Specificity / Sensitivity
ERCC1 Antibody recognizes endogenous levels of total ERCC1 protein.
Source / Purification
Polyclonal antibodies are produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic peptide corresponding to the carboxy terminus of human ERCC1. Antibodies are purified by protein A and peptide affinity chromatography.
DNA repair systems operate in all living cells to manage a variety of DNA lesions. Nucleotide excision repair (NER) is implemented in cases where bulky helix-distorting lesions occur, such as those brought about by UV and certain chemicals (1). Excision Repair Cross Complementing 1 (ERCC1) forms a complex with ERCC4/XPF, which acts as the 5’ endonuclease required to excise the lesion (2). ERCC1-XPF is also required for repair of DNA interstrand crosslinks (ICLs) (3) and involved in repair of double strand breaks (4). Research studies have shown that expression of ERCC1 is related to survival rate and response to chemotherapeutic drugs in several human cancers including non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) (5,6).
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- Niedernhofer, L.J. et al. (2004) Mol Cell Biol 24, 5776-87.
- Ahmad, A. et al. (2008) Mol Cell Biol 28, 5082-92.
- Zheng, Z. et al. (2007) N Engl J Med 356, 800-8.
- Gossage, L. and Madhusudan, S. (2007) Cancer Treat Rev 33, 565-77.
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