anti-OCT4 antibody for Flow cytometry,ICC/IF and Human,Mouse
|Product Description||Rabbit Polyclonal antibody recognizes OCT4|
|Tested Reactivity||Hu, Ms|
|Tested Application||FACS, ICC/IF|
|Immunogen||OCT3/4 recombinant protein fragment corresponding to a region within aa. 1 and aa. 360.|
|Alternate Names||OTF-3; OCT4; OCT3; Octamer-binding protein 4; OTF3; Oct-3; Oct-4; OTF4; POU domain, class 5, transcription factor 1; Octamer-binding transcription factor 3; Octamer-binding protein 3|
|Application Note||* The dilutions indicate recommended starting dilutions and the optimal dilutions or concentrations should be determined by the scientist.|
|Buffer||PBS (pH 7.0), 0.01% Thimerosal, 20% Glycerol and 1% BSA.|
|Stabilizer||20% Glycerol and 1% BSA|
|Storage Instruction||For continuous use, store undiluted antibody at 2-8°C for up to a week. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20°C. Storage in frost free freezers is not recommended. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles. Suggest spin the vial prior to opening. The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Note||For laboratory research only, not for drug, diagnostic or other use.|
|Gene Full Name||POU class 5 homeobox 1|
|Background||This gene encodes a transcription factor containing a POU homeodomain that plays a key role in embryonic development and stem cell pluripotency. Aberrant expression of this gene in adult tissues is associated with tumorigenesis. This gene can participate in a translocation with the Ewing's sarcoma gene on chromosome 21, which also leads to tumor formation. Alternative splicing, as well as usage of alternative AUG and non-AUG translation initiation codons, results in multiple isoforms. One of the AUG start codons is polymorphic in human populations. Related pseudogenes have been identified on chromosomes 1, 3, 8, 10, and 12. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2013]|
|Function||Transcription factor that binds to the octamer motif (5'-ATTTGCAT-3'). Forms a trimeric complex with SOX2 on DNA and controls the expression of a number of genes involved in embryonic development such as YES1, FGF4, UTF1 and ZFP206. Critical for early embryogenesis and for embryonic stem cell pluripotency. [UniProt]|
|Calculated MW||39 kDa|
|PTM||Sumoylation enhances the protein stability, DNA binding and transactivation activity. Sumoylation is required for enhanced YES1 expression (By similarity).
Ubiquitinated; undergoes 'Lys-63'-linked polyubiquitination by WWP2 leading to proteasomal degradation.
ERK1/2-mediated phosphorylation at Ser-111 promotes nuclear exclusion and proteasomal degradation. Phosphorylation at Thr-235 and Ser-236 decrease DNA-binding and alters ability to activate transcription.
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