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Product listing: ARFGAP1 (D9A4V) Rabbit mAb, UniProt ID Q8N6T3 #14522 to Visinin-Like Protein 1 (D9L6L) Rabbit mAb, UniProt ID P62760 #49468

$260
100 µl
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Human

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: ADP-ribosylation factor GTPase activating protein 1 (ARFGAP1) is a Golgi-localized protein that regulates vesicle formation and membrane trafficking (1). ARFGAP1 initiates cargo selection and COP1 vesicle formation by stimulating GTP hydrolysis of ADP-ribosylation factor ARF1 (2). This GTPase activating protein initiates vesicle transport by coupling vesicle formation with cargo sorting (3). ARFGAP1 plays an active role in the Golgi-to-ER retrograde, intra-Golgi, and trans-Golgi trafficking networks (1). Research studies indicate that ARFGAP1 can act as a GTPase activating protein for LRRK2, a large multifunction protein whose genetic mutations are associated with Parkinson’s disease (4). ARFGAP1 regulates GTPase activity and promotes the kinase activity of LRRK2, which suggests some potential as a promising target for study of LRRK2 mediated neurodegeneration (4).

$320
100 µg
This peptide is used to specifically block Phospho-p38 MAPK (Thr180/Tyr182) (12F8) Rabbit mAb #4631 reactivity.
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Application Methods: Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), Western Blotting

Background: p38 MAP kinase (MAPK), also called RK (1) or CSBP (2), is the mammalian orthologue of the yeast HOG kinase that participates in a signaling cascade controlling cellular responses to cytokines and stress (1-4). Four isoforms of p38 MAPK, p38α, β, γ (also known as Erk6 or SAPK3), and δ (also known as SAPK4) have been identified. Similar to the SAPK/JNK pathway, p38 MAPK is activated by a variety of cellular stresses including osmotic shock, inflammatory cytokines, lipopolysaccharide (LPS), UV light, and growth factors (1-5). MKK3, MKK6, and SEK activate p38 MAPK by phosphorylation at Thr180 and Tyr182. Activated p38 MAPK has been shown to phosphorylate and activate MAPKAP kinase 2 (3) and to phosphorylate the transcription factors ATF-2 (5), Max (6), and MEF2 (5-8). SB203580 (4-(4-fluorophenyl)-2-(4-methylsulfinylphenyl)-5-(4-pyridyl)-imidazole) is a selective inhibitor of p38 MAPK. This compound inhibits the activation of MAPKAPK-2 by p38 MAPK and subsequent phosphorylation of HSP27 (9). SB203580 inhibits p38 MAPK catalytic activity by binding to the ATP-binding pocket, but does not inhibit phosphorylation of p38 MAPK by upstream kinases (10).

$224
10 western blots
100 µl
Anti-Blue (2D2F11) Mouse mAb is conjugated to the carbohydrate groups of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) via its amine groups. This product has been optimized to detect proteins labeled with remazol blue.
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Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Chemiluminescence systems have emerged as the best all-around method for western blot detection. They eliminate the hazards associated with radioactive materials and toxic chromogenic substrates. The speed and sensitivity of these methods are unequalled by traditional alternatives, and because results are generated on film, it is possible to record and store data permanently. Blots detected with chemiluminescent methods are easily stripped for subsequent reprobing with additional antibodies. HRP-conjugated secondary antibodies are utilized in conjunction with specific chemiluminescent substrates to generate the light signal. HRP conjugates have a very high turnover rate, yielding good sensitivity with short reaction times.

$305
100 tests
500 µl
This Cell Signaling Technology antibody is conjugated to PE-Cy7® Conjugate and tested in-house for direct flow cytometric analysis in human cells.
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Human

Application Methods: Flow Cytometry

Background: The protein phosphatase (PTP) receptor CD45 is a type I transmembrane protein comprised of a pair of intracellular tyrosine phosphatase domains and a variable extracellular domain generated by alternative splicing (1). The catalytic activity of CD45 is a function of the first phosphatase domain (D1) while the second phosphatase domain (D2) may interact with and stabilize the first domain, or recruit/bind substrates (2,3). CD45 interacts directly with antigen receptor complex proteins or activates Src family kinases involved in the regulation of T- and B-cell antigen receptor signaling (1). Specifically, CD45 dephosphorylates Src-family kinases Lck and Fyn at their conserved negative regulatory carboxy-terminal tyrosine residues and upregulates kinase activity. Conversely, studies indicate that CD45 can also inhibit Lck and Fyn by dephosphorylating their positive regulatory autophosphorylation site. CD45 appears to be both a positive and a negative regulator that conducts signals depending on specific stimuli and cell type (1). Human leukocytes including lymphocytes, eosinophils, monocytes, basophils, and neutrophils express CD45, while erythrocytes and platelets are negative for CD45 expression (4).

$305
50 tests
100 µl
This Cell Signaling Technology antibody is conjugated to phycoerythrin (PE) and tested in-house for direct flow cytometric analysis in human cells. This antibody is expected to exhibit the same species cross-reactivity as the unconjugated Granzyme B (D2H2F) Rabbit mAb #17215.
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Human, Mouse

Application Methods: Flow Cytometry

Background: Granzymes are a family of serine proteases expressed by cytotoxic T lymphocytes and natural killer (NK) cells and are key components of immune responses to pathogens and transformed cells (1). Granzymes are synthesized as zymogens and are processed into mature enzymes by cleavage of a leader sequence. They are released by exocytosis in lysosome-like granules containing perforin, a membrane pore-forming protein. Granzyme B has the strongest apoptotic activity of all the granzymes as a result of its caspase-like ability to cleave substrates at aspartic acid residues thereby activating procaspases directly and cleaving downstream caspase substrates (2,3).

$305
50 tests
100 µl
This Cell Signaling Technology antibody is conjugated to phycoerythrin (PE) and tested in-house for direct flow cytometry analysis in human cells. The antibody is expected to exhibit the same species cross-reactivity as the unconjugated IL-1β (D3U3E) Rabbit mAb #12703.
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Human

Application Methods: Flow Cytometry

Background: Interleukin-1β (IL-1β), one of the major caspase-1 targets, is a multifunctional cytokine that is involved in a host of immune and proinflammatory responses (1). It is produced primarily by activated monocytes and macrophages. It signals through various adaptor proteins and kinases that lead to activation of numerous downstream targets (2-6). Human IL-1β is synthesized as a 31 kDa precursor. To gain activity, the precursor must be cleaved by caspase-1 between Asp116 and Ala117 to yield a 17 kDa mature form (7,8). Detection of the 17 kDa mature form of IL-1β is a good indicator of caspase-1 activity.

$262
3 nmol
300 µl
SignalSilence® HER3/ErbB3 siRNA II from Cell Signaling Technology (CST) allows the researcher to specifically inhibit HER3/ErbB3 expression using RNA interference, a method whereby gene expression can be selectively silenced through the delivery of double stranded RNA molecules into the cell. All SignalSilence® siRNA products from CST are rigorously tested in-house and have been shown to reduce target protein expression by western analysis.
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Human

Background: HER3/ErbB3 is a member of the ErbB receptor protein tyrosine kinase family, but it lacks tyrosine kinase activity. Tyrosine phosphorylation of ErbB3 depends on its association with other ErbB tyrosine kinases. Upon ligand binding, heterodimers form between ErbB3 and other ErbB proteins, and ErbB3 is phosphorylated on tyrosine residues by the activated ErbB kinase (1,2). There are at least 9 potential tyrosine phosphorylation sites in the carboxy-terminal tail of ErbB3. These sites serve as consensus binding sites for signal transducing proteins, including Src family members, Grb2, and the p85 subunit of PI3 kinase, which mediate ErbB downstream signaling (3). Both Tyr1222 and Tyr1289 of ErbB3 reside within a YXXM motif and participate in signaling to PI3K (4).Investigators have found that ErbB3 is highly expressed in many cancer cells (5) and activation of the ErbB3/PI3K pathway is correlated with malignant phenotypes of adenocarcinomas (6). Research studies have demonstrated that in tumor development, ErbB3 may function as an oncogenic unit together with other ErbB members (e.g. ErbB2 requires ErbB3 to drive breast tumor cell proliferation) (7). Thus, investigators view inhibiting interaction between ErbB3 and ErbB tyrosine kinases as a novel strategy for anti-tumor therapy.

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Mouse

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: The triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 (TREM2) protein is an innate immune receptor that is expressed on the cell surface of microglia, macrophages, osteoclasts, and immature dendritic cells (1). The TREM2 receptor is a single-pass type I membrane glycoprotein that consists of an extracellular immunoglobulin-like domain, a transmembrane domain, and a cytoplasmic tail. TREM2 interacts with the tyrosine kinase-binding protein DAP12 to form a receptor-signaling complex (2). The TREM2 protein plays a role in innate immunity and a rare functional variant (R47H) of TREM2 is associated with the late-onset risk of Alzheimer’s disease (1,3). Research studies using mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease indicate that deficiency and haploinsufficiency of TREM2 can lead to increased β-amyloid (Aβ) accumulation as a result of dysfunctional microglia response (4). These results agree with the distribution of TREM2 in human brain regions (e.g., white matter, the hippocampus, and neocortex) that are involved in Alzheimer's disease pathology (2). In addition, amyloid plaque formation induces expression of TREM2 and amyloid phagocytosis (5). Loss-of-function mutations in the corresponding TREM2 or DAP12 genes can result in Nasu-Hakola disease, a rare form of progressive presenile dementia that results from polycystic osseous lesions (6). TREM2 membrane shedding occurs by cleavage at the extracellular site between H157/S158 generating an N-terminal shedded fragment and a membrane bound C-terminal fragment (7, 8).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Arrestin proteins function as negative regulators of G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling. Cognate ligand binding stimulates GPCR phosphorylation, which is followed by binding of arrestin to the phosphorylated GPCR and the eventual internalization of the receptor and desensitization of GPCR signaling (1). Four distinct mammalian arrestin proteins are known. Arrestin 1 (also known as S-arrestin) and arrestin 4 (X-arrestin) are localized to retinal rods and cones, respectively. Arrestin 2 (also known as β-arrestin 1) and arrestin 3 (β-arrestin 2) are ubiquitously expressed and bind to most GPCRs (2). β-arrestins function as adaptor and scaffold proteins and play important roles in other processes, such as recruiting c-Src family proteins to GPCRs in Erk activation pathways (3,4). β-arrestins are also involved in some receptor tyrosine kinase signaling pathways (5-8). Additional evidence suggests that β-arrestins translocate to the nucleus and help regulate transcription by binding transcriptional cofactors (9,10).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: B-cell Oct binding factor-1 (BOB-1/OBF-1) is a B-cell restricted transcriptional coactivator. BOB-1 facilitates transactivation of immunoglobulins and other B-cell specific genes through the binding and activation of the transcription factors Oct-1 and Oct-2 (1-4). Research studies have demonstrated that BOB-1 expression is required for antigen-dependent B-cell maturation (5-7). In pathological conditions such as classical Hodgkin’s disease, loss of BOB-1 expression is thought, in part, to contribute to the defect in immunoglobulin gene expression by Hodgkin and Reed Sternberg cells (8,9). In the context of multiple myeloma, overexpression of BOB-1 has been shown to contribute to malignant plasma cell cell growth, in part, through enhanced transactivation of TNFRSF17/BCMA (10).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human, Monkey

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) kinase interacting proteins 1 and 2 (GIT1 and GIT2) are highly conserved, ubiquitous scaffold proteins involved in localized signaling to help regulate focal contact assembly and cytoskeletal dynamics. GIT proteins contain multiple interaction domains that allow interaction with small GTPases (including ARF, Rac, and cdc42), kinases (such as PAK and MEK), the Rho family GEF Pix, and the focal adhesion protein paxillin (reviewed in 1). GIT1 and GIT2 share many of the same properties, but with at least ten distinct, tissue-specific splice variants. GIT2 has been shown to play an important role inhibiting focal adhesion turnover and membrane protrusion (2,3). Focal adhesion localization and paxillin binding of GIT2 is regulated through phosphorylation at one or more tyrosine sites (Tyr286, Tyr392, Tyr592) by FAK and/or Src (4,5,reviewed in 6). Once at the focal adhesion, GIT2 is thought to play a key role in cell polarity and migration, making it a protein of interest in the investigation of oncogenic signaling pathways (3,5,7).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein Q and R belong to a family of hnRNP proteins that are involved in RNA binding, RNA biosynthesis, and mRNA transport from the nucleus to the cytoplasm (1-3). These two proteins are encoded by different genes but have 83% homology. hnRNP Q has three alternative splice variants (hnRNP Q1-3) (1-3). Methylation of carboxy-terminal arginine residues is required for nuclear localization (4). hnRNP Q binds to AU-rich mRNA in conjunction with AUF1 and regulates mRNA decay (5). hnRNP Q isoforms play a crucial role in mediating nuclear function of survival of motor neuron (SMN) complex (6,7) and modulating RNA biosynthesis and hepatitis C virus replication (8). hnRNP R was identified recently and its function is still under investigation (9), however hnRNP R does not duplicate the biological function of hnRNP Q. Both hnRNP Q and R are present in cytoplasmic mRNP granules containing untranslated mRNAs (10) and both interact with SMN (11).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human, Monkey

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Homeobox protein Hox-D9 (HOXD9) is a sequence-specific transcription factor that is part of a developmental regulatory program that provides cells with specific positional identities on the anterior-posterior axis. HOXD9 is developmentally expressed in structures of either mesodermal or neuro-ectodermal origin, such as developing limbs, gonads, and the central nervous system (1-6). HOXD9 plays a critical role in regulation of limb development, neuronal development, and development of mammary glands and gonads in many organisms (1-6). The HOXD9 gene promoter is found to be hypermethylated and silenced in multiple types of cancer, including breast cancer, melanoma brain metastases, and cholangiocarcinomas (7-9). In addition, HOXD expression is increased in other types of cancer, including human glioblastomas and astrocytomas, where expression appears to drive growth of the tumors (10).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Kinesins are heterotetrameric motor proteins that transport cargo along microtubule tracks toward their plus ends (anterograde direction) in an ATP-dependent manner. Two heavy chains contain the motor activity, while two kinesin light chains act as adaptor proteins that may be required for binding of specific cargo and/or regulation of heavy chain catalytic activity. The amino terminus of kinesin light chain 1 (KLC1) binds to kinesin heavy chains while the KLC1 carboxy-terminal tetratricopeptide repeat (TPR) domain binds cargo (1-3). Phosphorylation of KLC1 at Ser521 by AMPK may regulate insulin granule dynamics (4,5). Research studies identify a KLC1-ALK fusion protein in human lung adenocarcinoma, and this finding may provide insight for future therapeutics (6).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Maspin (SERPINB5) was discovered as a mammary tumor suppressor that is expressed in normal mammary epithelium but lost in most breast cancer cell lines (1). While maspin is related to the serpin family of serine protease inhibitors, it may not function as a protease inhibitor (2). It plays an essential role in embryonic development through critical roles in cell adhesion (3). While the precise mechanism of maspin signaling is unclear (4), the tumor suppressing activity of maspin has been attributed to its ability to inhibit cell invasion/metastasis (5,6) and angiogenesis (7), while promoting apoptosis (8). Nuclear translocation of active IKKα has been shown to repress maspin transcription and promote prostate cancer metastasis (9).

$303
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Catenin δ-1 (p120 catenin) has an amino-terminal coiled-coil domain followed by a regulatory domain containing multiple phosphorylation sites and a central Armadillo repeat domain of ten linked 42-amino acid repeats. The carboxy-terminal tail has no known function (1). Catenin δ-1 fulfills critical roles in the regulation of cell-cell adhesion as it regulates E-cadherin turnover at the cell surface to determine the level of E-cadherin available for cell-cell adhesion (2). Catenin δ-1 has both positive and negative effects on cadherin-mediated adhesion (3). Actin dynamics are also regulated by catenin δ-1, which modulates RhoA, Rac, and cdc42 proteins (1). Analogous to β-catenin, catenin δ-1 translocates to the nucleus, although its role at this location is unclear. Many studies show that catenin δ-1 is expressed irregularly or is absent in various types of tumor cells, suggesting that catenin δ-1 may function as a tumor suppressor (4).

$305
50 tests
100 µl
This Cell Signaling Technology antibody is conjugated to phycoerythrin (PE) and tested in-house for direct flow cytometry analysis in human cells. This antibody is expected to exhibit the same species cross-reactivity as the unconjugated Ret (E1N9A) Rabbit mAb (Flow Preferred) #14699.
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Human

Application Methods: Flow Cytometry

Background: The Ret proto-oncogene (c-Ret) is a receptor tyrosine kinase that functions as a multicomponent receptor complex in conjunction with other membrane-bound, ligand-binding GDNF family receptors (1). Ligands that bind the Ret receptor include the glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) and its congeners neurturin, persephin, and artemin (2-4). Research studies have shown that alterations in the corresponding RET gene are associated with diseases including papillary thyroid carcinoma, multiple endocrine neoplasia (type 2A and 2B), familial medullary thyroid carcinoma, and a congenital developmental disorder known as Hirschsprung’s disease (1,3). The Tyr905 residue located in the Ret kinase domain plays a crucial role in Ret catalytic and biological activity. Substitution of Phe for Tyr at position 905 dramatically inhibits Ret autophosphorylation activity (5).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Phospholipase A2 (PLA2) is a superfamily of enzymes that hydrolyze glycero-3-phosphocholines and release fatty acids and lysophospholipids (1). PLA2G1B is a member of this superfamily in the 1B group that is expressed most highly in the pancreatic acinar cells (2). Evidence suggests that PLA2G1B plays a role in the absorption and storage of extra energy as fats are metabolized (1,2). Lysophospholipids generated by PLA2G1B inhibit fatty acid oxidation in the liver and reduce energy expenditure, leading to diet-induced obesity and type 2 diabetes with a high fat diet (1). Therefore, a potential intervention of obesity and diabetes could target PLA2G1B in the digestive tract (2).

$262
3 nmol
300 µl
SignalSilence® RIP3 siRNA II (Mouse Specific) from Cell Signaling Technology (CST) allows the researcher to specifically inhibit RIP3 expression using RNA interference, a method whereby gene expression can be selectively silenced through the delivery of double stranded RNA molecules into the cell. All SignalSilence® siRNA products from CST are rigorously tested in-house and have been shown to reduce target protein expression by western analysis.
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Mouse

Background: The receptor-interacting protein (RIP) family of serine-threonine kinases (RIP, RIP2, RIP3, and RIP4) are important regulators of cellular stress that trigger pro-survival and inflammatory responses through the activation of NF-κB, as well as pro-apoptotic pathways (1). In addition to the kinase domain, RIP contains a death domain responsible for interaction with the death domain receptor Fas and recruitment to TNF-R1 through interaction with TRADD (2,3). RIP-deficient cells show a failure in TNF-mediated NF-κB activation, making the cells more sensitive to apoptosis (4,5). RIP also interacts with TNF-receptor-associated factors (TRAFs) and can recruit IKKs to the TNF-R1 signaling complex via interaction with NEMO, leading to IκB phosphorylation and degradation (6,7). Overexpression of RIP induces both NF-κB activation and apoptosis (2,3). Caspase-8-dependent cleavage of the RIP death domain can trigger the apoptotic activity of RIP (8).

$262
3 nmol
300 µl
SignalSilence® Tuberin/TSC2 siRNA II from Cell Signaling Technology (CST) allows the researcher to specifically inhibit tuberin/TSC2 expression using RNA interference, a method whereby gene expression can be selectively silenced through the delivery of double stranded RNA molecules into the cell. All SignalSilence® siRNA products are rigorously tested in-house and have been shown to reduce target protein expression by western analysis.
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Human

Background: Tuberin is a product of the TSC2 tumor suppressor gene and an important regulator of cell proliferation and tumor development (1). Mutations in either TSC2 or the related TSC1 (hamartin) gene cause tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by development of multiple, widespread non-malignant tumors (2). Tuberin is directly phosphorylated at Thr1462 by Akt/PKB (3). Phosphorylation at Thr1462 and Tyr1571 regulates tuberin-hamartin complexes and tuberin activity (3-5). In addition, tuberin inhibits the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), which promotes inhibition of p70 S6 kinase, activation of eukaryotic initiation factor 4E binding protein 1 (4E-BP1, an inhibitor of translation initiation), and eventual inhibition of translation (3,6,7).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Mouse

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Cluster of Differentiation 8 (CD8) is a disulphide-linked heterodimer consisting of the unrelated α and β subunits. Each subunit is a glycoprotein composed of a single extracellular Ig-like domain, a polypeptide linker, a transmembrane part and a short cytoplasmic tail. On T cells, CD8 is the coreceptor for the T cell receptor (TCR), and these two distinct structures recognize the Antigen–Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC). Specifically, the Ig-like domain of CD8α interacts with the α3-domain of the MHC class I molecule. CD8 ensures specificity of the TCR–antigen interaction, prolongs the contact between the T cell and the antigen presenting cell, and the α chain recruits the tyrosine kinase Lck, which is essential for T cell activation (1).

$260
100 µl
APPLICATIONS
REACTIVITY
Human

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Emerin is a broadly expressed integral protein of the nuclear inner membrane (1). It contains a LEM domain and binds to several nuclear proteins, such as BAF (barrier-to-autointegration factor) and A- and B-type lamins, which are important in nuclear functions (2-5). Emerin may regulate gene expression through binding to other transcriptional regulators (6,7). Emerin binds to β-catenin and inhibits its nuclear accumulation (8). Recent studies demonstrate that emerin is required for HIV-1 infectivity (9). Mutations in the gene encoding emerin (EMD) are a major cause of Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD), a disorder characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakening (10).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human, Mouse

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Potassium channel tetramerization domain-containing protein 12 (KCTD12) belongs to the family of KCTD proteins, which also contains KCTD8, 12b, and 16. These proteins are auxiliary subunits of GABAB receptors (1). The principal subunit of the GABAB receptor is formed by two GABAB receptors, which bind to GABAB ligands, couple to G proteins to inhibit adenylate cyclase production, and gate ion channels (e.g., the GIRK channels) (2). The auxiliary subunits contribute to receptor desensitization. KCTD12 produces fast desensitization by uncoupling the βγ subunits of the G protein from their effector channels (3). Research studies indicate that KCTD12 represents a biomarker with diagnostic and prognostic potential for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (4).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: NAC1 or nuclear accumbens-1 is a nuclear factor that belongs to the POZ/BTB (Pox virus and zinc finger/bric-a-brac tramtrack broad complex) domain family. Also known as BTBD14B, it was originally identified in a unique neuronal forebrain structure responsible for reward motivation and addictive behaviors (1,2). NAC1 recruits HDAC3 and HDAC4 to transcriptionally repress gene expression in neuronal cells (3) and specifically co-represses other POZ/BTB proteins in the central nervous system (4). NAC1 is upregulated in several tumor types, including breast, renal cell, and hepatocellular carcinoma, as well as high grade ovarian serous carcinoma, where it has long been suspected as a chemoresistance gene (5,6). The chemoresistance mechanism reportedly occurs through NAC1 negative regulation of the GADD45 pathway (7). NAC1 has also been described as part of the extended transcriptional network in pluripotent cells that involves Oct-4, Sox2, Nanog, Sall1, KLF4 and Sall4 (8).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: The Set1 histone methyltransferase protein was first identified in yeast as part of the Set1/COMPASS histone methyltransferase complex, which methylates histone H3 at Lys4 and functions as a transcriptional co-activator (1). While yeast contain only one known Set1 protein, six Set1-related proteins exist in mammals: SET1A, SET1B, MLL1, MLL2, MLL3, and MLL4, all of which assemble into COMPASS-like complexes and methylate histone H3 at Lys4 (2,3). These Set1-related proteins are each found in distinct protein complexes, all of which share the common subunits WDR5, RBBP5, ASH2L, CXXC1 and DPY30. These subunits are required for proper complex assembly and modulation of histone methyltransferase activity (2-6). MLL1 and MLL2 complexes contain the additional protein subunit, menin (6). Like yeast Set1, all six Set1-related mammalian proteins methylate histone H3 at Lys4 (2-6). MLL translocations are found in a large number of hematological malignancies, suggesting that Set1/COMPASS histone methyltransferase complexes play a critical role in leukemogenesis (6).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Liprins are a family of proteins known to function as LAR (leukocyte common antigen-related) transmembrane protein tyrosine phosphatase-interacting proteins (1). This interaction has been studied in connection to both axon guidance and mammary gland development (1,2). Liprin β1, a member of this family, is a widely expressed, multivalent cytosolic protein. Liprin β1 has been found to homodimerize at the N terminus and to heterodimerize with Liprin α1 and the metastasis-associated protein S100A4 at the C terminus (1,2). The interaction with S100A4 is believed to both inhibit its phosphorylation and to modulate complex formation with Liprin α1, resulting in a change in LAR cell adhesion properties, thus promoting cell motility and tumor metastasis (2). Liprin β1 has also been shown to have higher expression levels and to associate with KANK proteins in melanoma and to be a potential regulator of lymphatic vessel integrity (3,4).

$260
100 µl
APPLICATIONS
REACTIVITY
Human

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Myocyte enhancer factor 2D (MEF2D) is a member of the MEF2 family of transcription factors. In mammals, there are four MEF2C-related genes (MEF2A, MEF2B, MEF2C, and MEF2D) that encode proteins that exhibit significant amino acid sequence similarity within their DNA binding domains and, to a lesser extent, throughout the rest of the proteins (1). MEF2 proteins contain a highly conserved N-terminal MADS-box domain, an MEF2 domain, and a more highly variable C-terminal transactivation domain (2). The MEF2 family members were originally described as muscle-specific DNA binding proteins that recognize MEF2 motifs found within the promoters of many muscle-specific genes (3,4); however, more recently they have been found to play critical roles in other physiological processes, such as heart formation and nervous system development (5,6). As such, alterations in MEF2 protein levels can result in developmental and neurological disorders, as well as other diseases such as liver fibrosis and many types of cancer (7). Specifically, MEF2D expression in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is associated with higher levels of proliferation and poor prognosis (8). MEF2D is also overexpressed in clinical colorectal cancer tissues, where its high expression correlates with metastatic process. Functional investigations show that MEF2D promotes cancer cell invasion and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and that it is essential for certain microenvironment signals to induce EMT and metastasis in vivo (9). Alternatively, MEF2D may function as a tumor suppressor in lipo- and leiomyosarcoma, as decreased MEF2D activity results in increased cell proliferation and anchorage-independent growth (10). MEF2D may also act as a tumor suppressor in rhabdomyosarcoma, as loss of MEF2D expression results in inhibition of differentiation, increased cell proliferation, and increased anchorage-independent growth (11).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human, Monkey

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Nucleolor protein 66 (NO66), also known as Myc-associated protein with a jumonji C (JmjC) domain (MAPJD), or ribosomal oxygenase 1, belongs to a large family of JmjC-domain-containing oxygenase proteins. NO66 exhibits both ribosomal histidine hydroxylase and histone demethylase activities, and plays a key role in regulation of gene transcription, RNA processing, and translation. NO66-mediated hydroxylation of ribosomal protein L8 (Rpl8) may play a role in regulation of protein synthesis (1). NO66 also functions to repress transcription by demethylating histone H3 lys4 and lys36, two histone marks that are important for transcriptional activation (2). The interaction of NO66 with the transcription factor osterix (OSX) regulates osteoblast differentiation and bone formation through repression of OSX target genes (3,4). In embryonic stem cells, the PHF19 protein recruits NO66 along with polycomb repressor complex 2 (PRC2) to differentiation-specific target genes to repress transcription through demethylation of histone H3 lys36 and methylation of histone H3 lys27, the latter mark being associated with transcriptional repression (2). NO66 is overexpressed in non-small cell lung cancer and colorectal cancer, and is associated with poor prognosis (5,6).

$260
100 µl
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REACTIVITY
Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Sorting nexins are a family of cytoplasmic proteins characterized by the presence of a phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate (PI3P) binding phox (PX) domain. This binding occurs mainly in the early endosome and allows for trafficking of the bound protein to either a degradative or recycling pathway (1).Sorting nexin-17, or SNX17, has been shown to preferentially drive trafficking of integrins, receptors, and a variety of other proteins away from degradative pathways (1). In addition to PX domain interactions, SNX17 also binds the NPxY motif on the cytoplasmic tails of lipoprotein receptors via its FERM domain (protein 4.1, ezrin, radixin and moesin). Some of these proteins include the low density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1 (LRP1) and apolipoprotein E receptor 2 (ApoER2) (3,4). LRP1 is known to bind APP, regulating its processing and causing an increase in Aβ production, a known risk factor for AD. By binding APP in addition to LRP1, SNX17 recycles both proteins to the plasma membrane, maintaining normal cell surface levels of each (3). SNX17 acts similarly with ApoER2, facilitating trafficking and increasing recycling to the plasma membrane. This assists in regulating the binding of ApoER2 and reelin, an interaction that is known to be important for neuronal migration and the formation of brain structures in early development, as well as synaptic function, learning, and memory in the adult brain (4). Through these and other interactions, SNX17 has been shown to have a potential role in a wide variety of neuronal pathways and diseases.

$260
100 µl
APPLICATIONS
REACTIVITY
Human, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Visinin-like Protein 1, also called VILIP-1 and VSNL1, is a calcium-sensing protein in the central nervous system. Visinin-like Protein 1 exhibits a widespread distribution with high expression in the CNS, and lower expression levels in some peripheral tissues (1). Visinin-like Protein 1 responds to increased intracellular calcium concentration by translocating from the cytoplasm to membranes through calcium-dependent myristoylation at its N-terminus that allows interaction with membranes (2). This change in localization has been proposed to facilitate the activation of compartment-specific signal transduction for the selective activation of downstream signaling cascades (3,4). In Alzheimer’s disease, Visinin-like Protein 1 expression is decreased in the brain, including a reduced number of Visinin-like Protein 1 immunoreactive neurons (5); however, the presence of the protein is increased in the CSF (6), suggesting that it is released from neurons during insults.