Apaf1 Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

$315.00

APO-2015

Background

Apaf1 Antibody: Apoptosis is related to many diseases and induced by a family of cell death receptors and their ligands. Cell death signals are transduced by death domain containing adapter molecules and members of the caspase family of proteases. The mammalian homologous of the key cell death gene CED-4 in C. elegans was identified recently from human and mouse and designated Apaf1 for apoptosis protease-activating factor 1. Apaf1 binds to cytochrome c (Apaf2) and caspase-9 (Apaf3), which leads to caspase-9 activation. Activated caspase-9 in turn cleaves and activates caspase-3 that is one of the key proteases, being responsible for the proteolytic cleavage of many key proteins in apoptosis. Apaf1 can also associate with caspase-4 and caspase-8. Apaf1 transcript is ubiquitously expressed in human tissues.

 

Description
Apaf1 Antibody
Western blot analysis of Apaf1 in human heart tissue lysate with Apaf1 antibody at 1 μg/mL dilution in the absence (A) or presence (B) of blocking peptide.
Apaf1 Antibody
Immunohistochemistry of Apaf1 in human skin tissue with Apaf1 antibody at 20 μg/mL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specifications

Additional Names
Apaf1 Antibody: Apaf1, Apaf-1
User Note
Optimal dilutions for each application to be determined by the researcher.
Isotype
IgG
Molecular Weight
130 kDa
Disclaimer
This product is for research use only.
Formulation
Physical State: Liquid 

Concentration: 1 mg/mL
Conjugate
None
Clonality/Clone
This is a polyclonal Apaf1 Antibody.
Purification
Apaf1 Antibody is affinity chromatography purified via peptide column.
Host
APAF1 antibody was raised in rabbit.

Please use anti-rabbit secondary antibodies.
Immunogen
Apaf1 antibody was raised against a peptide corresponding to amino acids near the carboxy terminus of human Apaf1. The sequence of the immunogenic peptide differs from that of murine Apaf1 by one amino acid.
Application
Apaf1 antibody can be used for detection of Apaf1 by Western blot at 1 μg/mL. Human heart tissue lysate can be used as positive control and a 130 kDa band should be detected. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 20 μg/mL.
Tested Application
E, WB, IHC
Buffer
Apaf1 Antibody is supplied in PBS containing 0.02% sodium azide.
Blocking Peptide
Cat. No. ZP-2015 - Apaf1 Peptide
Storage
Apaf1 antibody can be stored at 4ËšC for three months and -20ËšC, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.
Species Reactivity
H, M, R
Protein GI Number
2330015
Protein Accession Number
AAC51678
Reference

  • Zou H, Henzel WJ, Liu X, Lutschg A, Wang X. Apaf1, a human protein homologous to C. elegans CED-4, participates in cytochrome c-dependent activation of caspase-3. Cell 1997;90:405-13
  • Cecconi F, Alvarez-Bolado G, Meyer BI, Roth KA, Gruss P. Apaf1 (CED-4 homolog) regulates programmed cell death in mammalian development. Cell 1998;94:727-37
  • Li P, Nijhawan D, Budihardjo I, Srinivasula SM, Ahmad M, Alnemri ES, Wang X. Cytochrome c and dATP-dependent formation of Apaf1/caspase-9 complex initiates an apoptotic protease cascade. Cell 1997;91:479-89
  • Hu Y, Benedict MA, Wu D, Inohara N, Nunez G. Bcl-XL interacts with Apaf1 and inhibits Apaf1-dependent caspase-9 activation. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1998;95:4386-91 (WD1299)]

 


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