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|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide corresponding to residues 12-24 of human humanin.|
|Storage buffer||whole serum with 50% glycerol|
|Contains||0.025% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:2000|
* 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.
Suggested positive control: recombinant fusion protein.
Humanin is a novel 24 A.A polypeptide identified in Alzheimer"e;s disease-affected brain. It is 99% homologous to mitochondrial 16s ribosomal RNA and functions as a novel neuroprotective and cytoprotective factor. It specifically inhibits neuronal cell death induced by beta-amyloids and Alzheimer"e;s disease causing FAD genes by competitively inhibiting access of FPRL1 receptor to beta-amyloids. It acts as an anti-apoptotic factor by binding to Bcl-2/Bax family of pro-apoptotic factors including Bax, Bak, Bid and BimEL and inhibits their pro-apoptotic activity. It activates JAK/STAT signaling pathway and is regulated by TRIM11. It interacts with IGFBP-3 and specifically blocks IGFBP-3 induced cell death in glioblastoma cells. Humanin is also expressed in colon and testis.
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