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Cell Cycle

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Human

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Base excision repair (BER) proteins catalyze the removal of incorrect or damaged bases, including oxidized bases, from DNA. N-glycosylases specific to a given lesion remove the incorrect base as the first step in BER. MYH is the mammalian ortholog of E. coli MutY, a DNA glycosylase that catalyzes the removal of 8-oxoG:A mismatches (1). Several MYH isoforms have been detected in human cells localizing to either the nucleus or the mitochondria (2). MYH interacts with DNA repair proteins and localizes to DNA damage foci after oxidative damage (3). Research studies have shown that mutations in the corresponding MYH gene are associated with human gastric (4) and colorectal (5-7) cancers.

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Human, Monkey

Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Western Blotting

Background: The DNA mismatch repair system (MMR) repairs post-replication DNA, inhibits recombination between nonidentical DNA sequences, and induces both checkpoint and apoptotic responses following certain types of DNA damage (1). MSH2 (MutS homologue 2) forms the hMutS-α dimer with MSH6 and is an essential component of the mismatch repair process. hMutS-α is part of the BRCA1-associated surveillance complex (BASC), a complex that also contains BRCA1, MLH1, ATM, BLM, PMS2 proteins, and the Rad50-Mre11-NBS1 complex (2). Mutations in MSH6 and other MMR proteins have been found in a large proportion of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (Lynch Syndrome), the most common form of inherited colorectal cancer in the Western world (3). Mutations in MSH6 have been shown to occur in glioblastoma in response to temozolomide therapy and to promote temozolomide resistance (4).

Calyculin A is a more potent phosphatase inhibitor than Okadaic acid (2). As shown by Western blot, treatment of cells with 100 nM Calyculin A for 30 minutes induces threonine phosphorylation, detected by Phospho-Threonine-Polyclonal Antibody #9381. IC50 values for inhibitory activity against PP1 are approximately 2 nM. IC50 values for inhibitory activity against PP2A are approximately 0.5 -1.0 nM.

Background: Calyculin A inhibits the activity of protein phosphatases PP1 and PP2A (1,2). Unlike Okadaic acid, which reduces PP2A activity but has little effect on PP1 activity, Calyculin A inhibits both phosphatases (1). Neither Calyculin A nor Okadaic acid inhibit acid or alkaline phosphatases or phospho- tyrosine protein phosphatases (2).

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Human, Rat

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: MutT Homolog 1 (MTH1), an oxidized purine nucleoside triphosphatase, hydrolyzes potentially mutagenic oxidized nucleotide triphosphates, preventing their accumulation in nucleotide pools and their incorporation into DNA and RNA (1). In addition to its function in sanitizing the cell’s nucleotide pool, MTH1 has been shown to have anti-proliferative effects in RAS-transformed tumors (2). Researchers have shown that, while not essential in normal cells, MTH1 is required for cancer cell survival due to increased oxidative damage, and that inhibition of MTH1 activity suppresses cancer growth (3,4).

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Human, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Aprataxin is a DNA repair protein that resolves DNA lesions (DNA adenylates) caused by abortive ligations in single-strand break repair, double-strand break repair and base excision repair (1). Aprataxin is recruited to sites of DNA damage by PARP1 (2). In the mitochondria, aprataxin and tyrosyl-DNA-phosphodiesterase 1 (TDP1) are required for repair of single strand breaks caused primarily by reactive oxygen species (ROS) (3).The gene for aprataxin, APTX, is defective in the neurodegenerative disorder oculomotor apraxia type 1 (AOA1)(4). Researchers have shown that levels of aprataxin can predict patient response to irinotecan-based treatments in colorectal cancer (5).

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Human

Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Western Blotting

Background: The RecQ family is a group of DNA helicases that play an important role in global genomic stability (1). Mutations in three of the five known human RecQ proteins (BLM, WRN and RECQL4) give rise to clinically distinct disorders that are characterized by features such as premature aging and predisposition to cancer (2,3). The clinical distinction of each disease associated with these mutations points to distinct roles that members of this helicase family play in DNA metabolism. RecQL1 is the most abundant protein of the RecQ family and was the first family member to be discovered. No disease associations have been reported with RecQL1 and its biological activities are not well understood (4). It has recently been shown that depletion of RecQL1 negatively affects genomic maintenance and cellular proliferation – which may point to a role in DNA damage repair and cell cycle progression (5,6). Upregulation of RecQL1 along with other RecQ family members has been reported in cells in response to oncogenic viral infection (7).

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Human

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: In response to genomic stress, the ATR interacting protein (ATRIP) binds and is phosphorylated by the DNA damage-and checkpoint-activated kinase ATR (ataxia-telangiectasia mutated and rad3-related). Both ATR and ATRIP are integral for checkpoint signaling and are critical in the DNA repair response (1-3). Direct interaction between ATRIP and replication protein A (RPA) at RPA-coated, single-stranded DNA results in the recruitment of phosphorylated ATR/ATRIP to stalled replication forks and sites of DNA damage (3). ATR/ATRIP coordinate DNA repair and cell cycle progression in conjunction with key regulatory proteins, such as Rad17 and the 9-1-1 complex (4). ATR associated with ATRIP can also be stimulated by topoisomerase II binding protein (TOPBP1), suggesting that ATRIP may regulate both ATR localization and activity (5).

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Human, Monkey, Mouse

Application Methods: Western Blotting

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Human, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Fanconi anemia (FA) is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder resulting in symptoms that include chromosomal breakage, bone marrow failure, hypersensitivity to DNA cross-linking agents (such as mitomycin C), and a predisposition to cancer (1). FANCB is an X-linked member of the Fanconi Anemia nuclear complex (FANCA, FANCB, FANCC, FANCE, FANCF, FANCG, FANCM). In response to DNA damage, the FA nuclear complex induces mono-ubiquitination of FANCD2 and FANCI (2). FANCJ/BRIP1, FANCD1/BRCA2 and FANCN/PALB2 are then recruited to sites of DNA damage along with other DNA repair proteins. FA signaling is important in maintenance of chromosome stability and control of mitosis (3).Studies of FANCB knockout embryonic stem cells suggest a role for FANCB in the formation of Rad51 and FANCD2 foci at chromosomal sites of DNA damage (4).

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Human

Application Methods: Flow Cytometry, IHC-Leica® Bond™, Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: SLFN11 is a nuclear protein that belongs to the Schlafen (SLFN) family of genes involved in cell cycle regulation and growth inhibition (1, 2). Expression of SLFN11 predicts sensitivity of cancer cell lines to DNA-damaging agents (1, 3). Evidence suggests that in the presence of DNA-targeted therapies, SLFN11 is recruited to stressed replication forks where it blocks replication leading to cell death (4). SLFN11 is being explored as a predictive biomarker for response to DNA-targeted therapies (5).

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Human, Monkey

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: AlkB is an oxidative dealkylating DNA repair enzyme first characterized in E.coli (1-5). Nine AlkB homologs exist in mammals, with the first eight designated as ALKBH1-ALKBH8, and the ninth as FTO (fat mass and obesity-associated protein) (6). ALKBH1, which features the highest sequence identity to E.coli AlkB, is an Fe(II) and 2-oxoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase that acts upon nucleic acids such as DNA and tRNA and carries out a wide range of enzymatic functions (6-7). Similar to other AlkB proteins, ALKBH1 is able to repair alkylated single-stranded DNA and RNA containing 3-methylcytosine (m3C), albeit with weak activity (8). Perhaps more importantly, it has also been shown to catalyze the demethylation of N1-methyladenosine on tRNAs to regulate translation (9). ALKBH1 functions in the mitochondria as well, recognizing and oxidizing 5-methylcytosine (m5C) on mitochondrial tRNAMet to generate 5-formylcytosine, consequently enhancing mitochondrial translation (10). Interestingly, ALKBH1 has also been shown to possess apurinic/apyrimidinic (AP) lyase activity, cleaving both single-stranded and double-stranded DNA at abasic sites, with greatest affinity towards double-stranded DNA with two abasic sites (11). Lastly, ALKBH1 has been reported to possess N(6)-methyladenine (6mA) demethylase activity, suggesting a role in epigenetic regulation (12-13). However, an additional study was unable to show definitive ALKBH1 6mA demethylase activity using both biochemistry assays and knockout mice (9), so this enzymatic function remains controversial.

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Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Flow Cytometry, Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Western Blotting

Background: Valosin-containing protein (VCP) is a highly conserved and abundant 97 kDa protein that belongs to the AAA (ATPase associated with a variety of cellular activities) family of proteins. VCP assembles as a homo-hexamer, forming a ring with a channel at its center (1,2,3). VCP homo-hexamers associate with a variety of protein cofactors to form many distinct protein complexes, which act as chaperones to unfold proteins and transport them to specific cellular compartments or to the proteosome (4). These protein complexes participate in many cellular functions, including vesicle transport and fusion, fragmentation and reassembly of the golgi stacks during mitosis, nuclear envelope formation and spindle disassembly following mitosis, cell cycle regulation, DNA damage repair, apoptosis, B- and T-cell activation, NF-κB-mediated transcriptional regulation, endoplasmic reticulum (ER)-associated degradation and protein degradation (4). VCP appears to localize mainly to the endoplasmic reticulum; however, tyrosine phosphorylation is associated with relocalization to the centrosome during mitosis (5). In addition, following cellular exposure to ionizing radition, VCP is phosphorylated at Ser784 in an ATM-dependent manner and accumulates in the nucleus at sites of double-stranded DNA breaks (DSBs) (6). Exposure to other types of DNA damaging agents such as UV light, bleomycin or doxorubicin results in phosphorylation of VCP by ATR and DNA-PK in an ATM-independent manner (6).

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Human, Monkey

Application Methods: Flow Cytometry, Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Western Blotting

Background: p53-binding protein 1 (53BP1) was originally identified as a p53 binding partner that could enhance the transcriptional activity of p53 (1,2). 53BP1 consists of two BRCA1 carboxy terminal (BRCT) domains that allow for binding to p53 and a separate domain responsible for binding to phosphorylated histone H2A.X (3). 53BP1 rapidly translocates to nuclear foci following treatment of cells with ionizing radiation (IR) or radiomimetic agents that cause DNA double strand breaks (DSBs) (4,5). Because of this localization to DSBs and homology to the yeast protein Rad9, a role for 53BP1 in DSB repair has been proposed. Recruitment of 53BP1 to sites of DNA damage has been demonstrated to be independent of ATM, NBS1, and DNA-PK (4) and retention of 53BP1 at DNA breaks requires phosphorylated H2A.X (6). In cells lacking 53BP1, phosphorylation of ATM substrates is reduced, suggesting that 53BP1 is upstream of ATM (7). In response to IR, phosphorylation of 53BP1 at serines 6, 25, 29, and 784 by ATM has been demonstrated, but phosphorylation at these sites is not required for localization of 53BP1 to sites of DSBs (6). Phosphorylation of 53BP1 at Ser1618 has been reported to be enriched in human cells arrested in mitosis (8).

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$260
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Human

Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: In response to genomic stress, the ATR interacting protein (ATRIP) binds and is phosphorylated by the DNA damage-and checkpoint-activated kinase ATR (ataxia-telangiectasia mutated and rad3-related). Both ATR and ATRIP are integral for checkpoint signaling and are critical in the DNA repair response (1-3). Direct interaction between ATRIP and replication protein A (RPA) at RPA-coated, single-stranded DNA results in the recruitment of phosphorylated ATR/ATRIP to stalled replication forks and sites of DNA damage (3). ATR/ATRIP coordinate DNA repair and cell cycle progression in conjunction with key regulatory proteins, such as Rad17 and the 9-1-1 complex (4). ATR associated with ATRIP can also be stimulated by topoisomerase II binding protein (TOPBP1), suggesting that ATRIP may regulate both ATR localization and activity (5).

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Human, Monkey

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: MGMT (O-6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase) is a DNA repair enzyme that participates in a suicide reaction that specifically removes methyl or alkyl groups from the O(6) position of guanine, restoring guanine to its normal form without causing DNA breaks (1). MGMT protects cells from alkylating toxins, and is an important factor in drug resistance to alkylating therapeutic agents (2,3). It is ubiquitously expressed in normal human tissues (4) and is overexpressed in many types of human tumors, but epigenetically silenced in other tumors. MGMT silencing is a marker associated with poor prognosis, but is a good predictive marker for response to alkylating agent chemotherapy (5).

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Human, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: RECQL4 is a member of the RecQ family of DNA helicases that plays an important role in global genomic stability. There are five members of this family in humans, and mutations in three of these, BLM, WRN and RECQL4, give rise to disorders that are characterized by premature aging and a predisposition to cancer (1). Despite the presence of a helicase domain, no helicase activity has been reported for RECQL4. Rather, RECQL4 has an ATPase function that is stimulated by ssDNA, and a ssDNA annealing activity that is inhibited by RPA (2). RECQL4 has been reported to interact with ubiquitin ligases UBR1 and UBR2 (3). The role of RECQL4 in tumor suppression and the maintenance of genomic integrity has been attributed to it’s activities associated with the regulation of DNA replication, and DNA recombination and repair (4-6).Mutations in the RECQL4 gene have been identified in a subset of patients with Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS) - a disorder characterized by growth deficiency, skin and skeletal abnormalities, and cancer predisposition. Two more autosomal recessive disorders have been associated with RECQL4 gene mutations: RAPADILINO, and Baller-Gerold syndromes (4).

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$260
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Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Flow Cytometry, Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), Western Blotting

Background: TIF1β is a member of the TIF1 (transcriptional intermediary factor 1) family, a group of transcriptional regulators that play key roles in development and differentiation. Members of this family are characterized by the presence of two conserved motifs – an N-terminal RING-B box-coiled-coil motif and a C-terminal PHD finger and bromodomain unit (1,2). TIF1β is a corepressor for KRAB (Kruppel associated box) domain containing zinc finger proteins. The KRAB domain containing zinc finger proteins are a large group of transcription factors that are vertebrate-specific, varied in their expression patterns between species, and thought to regulate gene transcription programs that control speciation (3,4).TIF1β has been shown to be essential for early embryonic development and spermatogenesis (6,5). It functions to either activate or repress transcription in response to environmental or developmental signals by chromatin remodeling and histone modification. The recruitment and association of TIF1β with heterochromatin protein (HP1) is essential for transcriptional repression, and for progression through differentiation of F9 embryonic carcinoma cells (6,7). TIF1β also plays a role in the DNA damage response. Phosphorylation of TIF1β on Ser842 occurs in an ATM-dependent manner in response to genotoxic stress and is thought to be essential for chromatin relaxation, which is in turn required for the DNA damage response (8).

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Human

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: BACH1, also known as BRIP1 and FANCJ, is a DNA helicase involved in repair of DNA cross-links and double strand breaks (1-3). Interaction between phosphorylated BACH1 and BRCA1 is required for DNA damage-induced checkpoint signaling (3,4). Originally identified as a breast cancer susceptibility gene (1), the BACH1 gene is mutated in Fanconi anemia (5), a recessive disorder characterized by multiple congenital abnormalities, progressive bone marrow failure, and high cancer risk/predisposition. Research investigators have concluded that BACH1 interactions with BRCA1 and the presence of BACH1 mutations in patients with early onset breast cancer indicate that BACH1 may act as a tumor suppressor (6).Phosphorylation of BACH1 at Thr1133 is thought to be involved in regulation of the replication checkpoint and is required for the interaction of BACH1 with TopBP1 (7).

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Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: SMG-1 is a member of the phosphoinositide 3-kinase-related kinase (PIKK) family, which includes ATM, ATR, mTOR, DNA-PKcs, and TRRAP (1,2). Activated by DNA damage, SMG-1 has been shown to phosphorylate p53 and hUpf1 (SMG-2) (1-4). hUpf1 is a subunit of the surveillance complex that allows degradation of messenger RNA species containing premature termination codons (PTCs). This process, known as nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD), prevents the translation of truncated forms of proteins that may result in gain of function or dominant negative species. NMD occurs under normal cellular conditions as well as in response to damage (5,6). SMG-1 has also been shown to affect cell death receptor signaling and to protect cells from extrinsically induced apoptotic cell death (7).