|Immunocytochemistry (ICC)||20 ug/ml|
|Immunofluorescence (IF)||20 ug/ml|
|Immunohistochemistry (IHC)||5 µg/ml|
|Western Blot (WB)||1 µg/ml|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||An 18 amino acid peptide from near the amino terminus of human Aven.|
|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|
Despite its predicted molecular weight, Aven often migrates at 55kDa in SDS-PAGE. A suggested positive control is Raji cell lysate.
PA5-20288 can be used with blocking peptide PEP-0406.
Apoptosis plays a major role in normal organism development, tissue homeostasis, and removal of damaged cells. Disruption of this process has been implicated in a variety of diseases such as cancer. Aven is a recently discovered protein that blocks apoptosis induced by Apaf-1 and caspase-9. It is thought that Aven functions by binding to Bcl-xL, an antiapoptotic member of the Bcl-2 family, and to Apaf-1, possibly interfering with the ability of Apaf-1 to self-associate, suggesting that Aven impedes Apaf-1-mediated caspase activation. Higher levels of Aven mRNA are seen in patients with acute leukemia than in control patients, suggesting that Aven may be useful as a prognostic indicator in leukemia patients.
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Protein Aliases: apoptosis, caspase activation inhibitor; Cell death regulator Aven; PDCD12; programmed cell death 12
Gene Aliases: 1700013A01Rik; 1700056A21Rik; AVEN; mAven-L; mAven-S; PDCD12
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