|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||1:50-1:100|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide derived from the internal region of human BAX|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||Dulbecco's PBS, pH 7.4, with 50% glycerol, 150mM NaCl|
|Contains||0.02% sodium azide|
Members of the Bcl-2 Family (including Bcl-2, Bcl-XLand Bax) play an important role in regulation of apoptosis. Whereas Bcl-2 is commonly regarded as an anti-apoptotic protein, Bax is considered to have a pro-apoptotic function. Regulation of apoptosis is supposed to involve both homo- and heterodimerization of different isoforms of Bax and Bcl-2. The Bax gene encodes different isoforms including Bax alpha (21 kDa) and Bax beta (24 kDa), whereas both isoforms contain the BH1, BH2 and BH3 domains, Bax beta has a unique carboxyl terminus and does not contain a hydrophobic transmembrane domain. Bcl-2 is also expressed in different Isoforms. Bcl-2 beta differs in the 3' UTR and coding region compared to variant alpha. Bcl-2 beta is shorter (22 kDa) and has a distinct C-terminus compared to Bcl-2 alpha (26 kDa).
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Protein Aliases: Apoptosis regulator BAX; BAX; Baxdelta2G9; Baxdelta2G9omega; Baxdelta2omega; Bcl-2-like protein 4; BCL2 associated X protein; BCL2-associated X protein omega; Bcl2-L-4; BCL2L4
Gene Aliases: BAX; BCL2L4
Molecular Function: signaling molecule
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