|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||A 14 amino acid synthetic peptide near the center of human PIWI-L2|
|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 *|
|Immunohistochemistry (IHC)||5 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.
PA5-34341 can be used with blocking peptide PEP-1384.
PIWI-L2 is a member of the PIWI subfamily of Argonaute proteins, evolutionarily conserved proteins containing both PAZ and Piwi motifs that are crucial for the biogenesis and function of small non-coding RNAs and play important roles in stem cell self-renewal, RNA silencing, and translational regulation in diverse organisms. PIWI-L2 has been implicated in multiple roles including stem cell self-renewal and is highly expressed in many breast cancers. In these tumors, PIWI-L2 silences the expression of STAT3, a regulator of Bcl-XL and cyclin D1, allowing the proliferation and survival of breast cancer stem cells. Recent studies have shown that overexpression of PIWI-like proteins are potential biomarkers for colon and other cancers.
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