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SignalSilence® NRBF-2 siRNA I

SignalSilence® NRBF-2 siRNA I #6448

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Western Blotting

Western blot analysis of extracts from 293 cells, transfected with 100 nM SignalSilence® Control siRNA (Unconjugated) #6568 (-) or SignalSilence® NRBF-2 siRNA I (+), using NRBF-2 Antibody #8066 (upper) or α-Tubulin (11H10) Rabbit mAb #2125 (lower). The NRBF-2 Antibody confirms silencing of NRBF-2 expression, while the α-Tubulin (11H10) Rabbit mAb is used as a loading control.

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CST recommends transfection with 100 nM NRBF-2 siRNA I 48 to 72 hours prior to cell lysis. For transfection procedure, follow protocol provided by the transfection reagent manufacturer. Please feel free to contact CST with any questions on use.

Each vial contains the equivalent of 100 transfections, which corresponds to a final siRNA concentration of 100 nM per transfection in a 24-well plate with a total volume of 300 μl per well.


SignalSilence® siRNA is supplied in RNAse-free water. Aliquot and store at -20ºC.

SignalSilence® NRBF-2 siRNA I from Cell Signaling Technology (CST) allows the researcher to specifically inhibit NRBF-2 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.

Oligonucleotide synthesis is monitored base by base through trityl analysis to ensure appropriate coupling efficiency. The oligo is subsequently purified by affinity-solid phase extraction. The annealed RNA duplex is further analyzed by mass spectrometry to verify the exact composition of the duplex. Each lot is compared to the previous lot by mass spectrometry to ensure maximum lot-to-lot consistency.

Nuclear Receptor Binding Factor-2 (NRBF-2), also referred to as Comodulator of PPAR and RXRα-2 (COPR-2), has been shown to interact with the AF-2 region of several nuclear hormone receptors with varying affinities such as PPARα, RARα, RARγ, and RXRα (1,2). NRBF-2 contains a LLYLL motif, which matches the LXXLL NR box consensus and is required for functional NRBF-2/nuclear receptor complex formation and repression of receptor function. NRBF-2 also contains a unique autonomous activation domain and, thus, does not completely abrogate nuclear receptor function, suggesting that NRBF-2 might serve as a molecular rheostat to fine-tune the transcriptional activity of liganded nuclear receptors (1,2).

  1. Yasumo, H. et al. (2000) Biochim Biophys Acta 1490, 189-97.
  2. Flores, A.M. et al. (2004) J Invest Dermatol 123, 1092-101.
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