Western blot analysis of 293 cell extracts, mock transfected (-) or transfected with a construct expressing Myc/DDK-tagged full-length human TAL1 (hTAL1-Myc/DDK; +), using TAL1 Antibody (upper) or β-Actin (D6A8) Rabbit mAb #8457 (lower).Learn more about how we get our images.
For western blots, incubate membrane with diluted primary antibody in 5% w/v BSA, 1X TBS, 0.1% Tween® 20 at 4°C with gentle shaking, overnight.
NOTE: Please refer to primary antibody datasheet or product webpage for recommended antibody dilution.
From sample preparation to detection, the reagents you need for your Western Blot are now in one convenient kit: #12957 Western Blotting Application Solutions Kit
NOTE: Prepare solutions with reverse osmosis deionized (RODI) or equivalent grade water.
Load 20 µl onto SDS-PAGE gel (10 cm x 10 cm).
NOTE: Volumes are for 10 cm x 10 cm (100 cm2) of membrane; for different sized membranes, adjust volumes accordingly.
* Avoid repeated exposure to skin.
posted June 2005
revised November 2013
Reprobing of an existing membrane is a convenient means to immunoblot for multiple proteins independently when only a limited amount of sample is available. It should be noted that for the best possible results a fresh blot is always recommended. Reprobing can be a valuable method but with each reprobing of a blot there is potential for increased background signal. Additionally, it is recommended that you verify the removal of the first antibody complex prior to reprobing so that signal attributed to binding of the new antibody is not leftover signal from the first immunoblotting experiment. This can be done by re-exposing the blot to ECL reagents and making sure there is no signal prior to adding the next primary antibody.
NOTE: Prepare solutions with reverse osmosis deionized (RODI) or equivalently purified water.
posted June 2005
revised October 2016
Protocol Id: 10
Supplied in 10 mM sodium HEPES (pH 7.5), 150 mM NaCl, 100 µg/ml BSA and 50% glycerol. Store at –20°C. Do not aliquot the antibody.
TAL1 Antibody recognizes transfected levels of total TAL1 protein.
Polyclonal antibodies are produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic peptide corresponding to residues near the amino terminus of human TAL1 protein. Antibodies are purified by protein A and peptide affinity chromatography.
The basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) family of transcription factors play roles in a variety of developmental and adult biological settings (1). The basic (b) domain of bHLH transcription factors allows association with DNA, while the HLH domain facilitates the mono- and heterodimeric interactions required for efficient DNA binding (1). TAL1, also known as SCL, is a bHLH transcription factor that plays an essential role in the generation of embryonic hematopoietic stem cells (2), and is required for maturation of erythroid and megakaryocytic lineages in the adult (3). TAL1 interacts with Lim-domain containing proteins LMO2 and Ldb1, and has been found in complexes with these proteins as well as the hematopoietic transcription factor GATA-1 (4). Both TAL1 and LMO2 have been associated with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) (5,6). TAL1 activity is essential for both hematopoiesis and neurogenesis (7).
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