|Western Blot (WB)||Assay Dependent|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide (TRTALHGVKWPQSNPK) corresponding to aa 1065-1080 of human AcinusL, 338-353 of human AcinusS' or 307-322 of human AcinusS. Sequence is located near the C-terminus of the cleaved active peptide p17.|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Contains||0.02% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
A suggested positive control for this product is K562 cell lysate.
Chromatin condensation and nuclear fragmentation (CCNF)is the hallmark of apoptosis. CCNF is triggered by the activation of members of caspase family, caspase activated DNase (CAD/DFF40), and several novel proteins including AIF and CIDE. A new inducer of chromatin condensation was recently identified and designated Acinus (for apoptotic chromatin condensation inducer in the nucleus). Acinus is cleaved by caspase-3 and an additional unknown protease generating a small active peptide p17, which causes chromatin condensation in vitro when it is added to purified nuclei. Acinus also induces apoptotic chromatin condensation in cells. Acinus is ubiquitously expressed.
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Protein Aliases: Acinus; Apoptotic chromatin condensation inducer in the nucleus; functional spliceosome-associated protein 152
Gene Aliases: ACIN1; ACINUS; ACN; fSAP152; KIAA0670
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9UKV3
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 22985
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