This antibody is a rabbit polyclonal antibody raised against a peptide mapping within human HDAC2 and is specific to HDAC2. It will not cross react with other HDACs.
HDAC2 belongs to the histone deacetylase family. Histone deacetylases act via the formation of large multiprotein complexes and are responsible for the deacetylation of lysine residues at the N-terminal regions of core histones (H2A, H2B, H3 and H4). This protein forms transcriptional repressor complexes by associating with many different proteins, including YY1, a mammalian zinc-finger transcription factor. Thus, it plays an important role in transcriptional regulation, cell cycle progression and developmental events. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants.
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Protein Aliases: HD2; hdac 2; hdac-2; Histone deacetylase 2; transcriptional regulator homolog RPD3; YY1 transcription factor-binding protein; YY1-associated factor 1
Gene Aliases: D10Wsu179e; HD2; HDAC2; mRPD3; RPD3; YAF1; Yy1bp