|Western Blot (WB)||2 µg/ml|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human, Mouse|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide corresponding to an internal region within residues 1-100 of human Bmi1 [Swiss-Prot# P35226] .|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||tris glycine with 0.15M NaCl|
|Contains||0.05% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
Suggested positive control: human and mouse skeletal muscle, human skeletal muscle protein, antigen standard for BMI1 (transient overexpression lysate), mouse skeletal muscle protein.
The Bmi1 oncogene has been shown to induce telomerase activity and immortalize human mammary epithelial cells. Bmi1 extends the replicative life span of human fibroblasts by suppressing the p16-dependent senescence pathway. Bmi1 is also important in maintaining stem cells' ability to self renew. It has also been termed an oncogene with aberrant expression in various carcinomas. It has been shown to be a negative regulator of p19Arf, Ink4a (p14Arf) and tp53 known tumor repressors. Ablation of Bmi1 is required for short term survival of cancer cells.
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Protein Aliases: B lymphoma Mo-MLV insertion region 1; B lymphoma Mo-MLV insertion region 1 homolog; BMI1 polycomb ring finger oncogene; BMI1 polycomb ring finger proto-oncogene; murine leukemia viral (bmi-1) oncogene homolog; Pcgf4 antibody; Polycomb complex protein BMI-1; Polycomb complex protein BMI-1 antibody; polycomb group protein Bmi1; polycomb group ring finger 4; Polycomb group RING finger protein 4; Polycomb group RING finger protein 4 antibody; ring finger protein 51
Gene Aliases: AW546694; Bmi-1; Bmi1; flvi-2/bmi-1; FLVI2/BMI1; PCGF4; RNF51
UniProt ID: (Mouse) P25916
Molecular Function: ubiquitin-protein ligase
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