|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide corresponding to 14 amino acids near the amino terminus of human PUMA-a|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Contains||0.02% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 3 months. For long term storage store at -20°C|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Immunocytochemistry (ICC)||10 ug/ml|
|Immunofluorescence (IF)||10 ug/ml|
|Immunohistochemistry (IHC)||10 ug/ml|
|Western Blot (WB)||2 µg/ml|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
The immunogenic sequence is identical between the A and B forms of PUMA.
In Western blot applications, this antibody detects a band at ~23kDa. A suggested positive control is K562 cell lysate.
PA5-20008 can be used with blocking peptide PEP-0128.
Apoptosis is related to many diseases and development. The p53 tumor-suppressor protein induces apoptosis through transcriptional activation of several genes. A novel p53 inducible pro-apoptotic gene was identified recently and designated PUMA (for p53 upregulated modulator of apoptosis) and bbc3 (for Bcl-2 binding component 3) in human and mouse. PUMA/bbc3 is one of the pro-apoptotic Bcl-2 family members including Bax and Noxa, which are also transcriptional targets of p53. The PUMA gene encodes two BH3 domain-containing proteins termed PUMA-alpha and PUMA-beta. PUMA proteins bind Bcl-2, localize to the mitochondria, and induce cytochrome c release and apoptosis in response to p53. PUMA may be a direct mediator of p53-induced apoptosis.
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