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Apaf-1 (D7G4) Rabbit mAb #8723

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    Supporting Data

    REACTIVITY H M R
    SENSITIVITY Endogenous
    MW (kDa) 135
    Source/Isotype Rabbit IgG
    Application Key:
    • WB-Western Blotting 
    Species Cross-Reactivity Key:
    • H-Human 
    • M-Mouse 
    • R-Rat 

    Product Information

    Product Usage Information

    Application Dilution
    Western Blotting 1:1000

    Storage

    Supplied in 10 mM sodium HEPES (pH 7.5), 150 mM NaCl, 100 µg/ml BSA, 50% glycerol and less than 0.02% sodium azide. Store at –20°C. Do not aliquot the antibody.

    Protocol

    Specificity / Sensitivity

    Apaf-1 (D7G4) Rabbit mAb recognizes endogenous levels of total Apaf-1 protein.


    Species Reactivity:

    Human, Mouse, Rat


    The antigen sequence used to produce this antibody shares 100% sequence homology with the species listed here, but reactivity has not been tested or confirmed to work by CST. Use of this product with these species is not covered under our Product Performance Guarantee.

    Species predicted to react based on 100% sequence homology:

    Monkey, Bovine, Pig

    Source / Purification

    Monoclonal antibody is produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic peptide corresponding to residues near the carboxy terminus of human Apaf-1 protein.

    Background

    Apoptotic protease activating factor 1 (Apaf-1), originally identified as the mammalian homolog of the C. elegans apoptotic regulatory protein CED-4, is an important signaling protein involved in the activation of caspase-9 during apoptosis (1). Cytosolic Apaf-1 forms a complex with caspase-9 in the presence of cytochrome c and dATP, ultimately leading to caspase-9 activation and subsequent activation of caspase-3 (2,3). The protein contains an amino-terminal CARD domain, a central CED-4 homology domain, and multiple WD-40 repeats at the carboxy-terminus. Several isoforms of Apaf-1 are expressed through alternative splicing generating a small insert following the CARD domain as well as an extra WD-40 repeat (4). Apaf-1 knock-out mice display widespread defects in apoptosis and resistance to a variety of apoptotic stimuli (5,6).

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