|Tested species reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Immunogen||Recombinant GST tagged fusion protein corresponding to residues 30-224 of rat myogenin.|
|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.|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Immunocytochemistry (ICC)||5 µg/ml|
|Immunofluorescence (IF)||5 µg/ml|
|Immunohistochemistry (Frozen) (IHC (F))||5-10 µg/ml|
|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||10-20 µg/ml|
|Western Blot (WB)||2 µg/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.
Suggested positive control: Rh-30.
Myogenin is a member of the MyoD family of myogenic basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) transcription factors that also includes MyoD, Myf-5, and MRF4 (also known as herculinor Myf-6). MyoD family members are expressed exclusively in skeletal muscle and play a key role in activating myogenesis by binding to enhancer sequences of muscle-specific genes. The regulatory domain of MyoD is approximately 70 amino acids in length and includes both a basic DNA binding motif and a bHLH dimerization motif. MyoD family members share about 80% amino acid homology in their bHLH motifs. Transfection of myogenin and other family members into a variety of non-muscle cells has been shown to either convert these cells to myogenic cells, or to transcriptionally activate a set of otherwise unexpressed muscle-specific genes. In addition to activating muscle specific genes, members of the MyoD family members activate their own transcription and transactivate the transcription of other MyoD family members.
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