|Tested species reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||A 16 amino acid peptide from near the center of human AIFM3.|
|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 *|
|Western Blot (WB)||1-2 ug/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.
A suggested positive control is human brain tissue lysate.
PA5-20503 can be used with blocking peptide PEP-0623.
Apoptosis, also known as programmed cell death, plays major roles in development and normal tissue turnover in addition to tumor formation. Recently a protein similar to the apoptosis-inducing factor (AIF) was cloned and designated AIFL (also known as AIFM3). AIFM3 is expressed ubiquitously and is predominantly localized to the inner membranes of mitochondria. Unlike AIF, AIFM3 does not translocate to the nucleus upon induction of apoptosis. However, overexpression of AIFM3, like AIF, induced cytochrome c release from the mitochondria, cleavage of caspase 3, and ultimately apoptosis, indicating AIFM3 induces apoptosis through caspase activation. Multiple isoforms of AIFM3 are known to exist.
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