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|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptides coorresponding to residues 45-69 and 595-608 of human PRMT4.|
|Storage buffer||PBS with 0.05% BSA|
|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 *|
|Western Blot (WB)||0.5-2 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: Hela whole cell extract, HeLa cell lysate.
Protein arginine methylation is an important posttranslational modification in eukaryotic cells, which has been implicated in RNA processing and trafficking, receptor-mediated signaling, and transcription. CARM1 (coactivator-associated arginine methyltransferase-1) also known as PRMT4 (protein-arginine N-methyltransferase-4) belongs to a family of proteins that catalyzes the methylation of arginine residues. The PRMT proteins are recruited by C-terminal activation domain-2 of the SRC (steroid receptor coactivator) GRIP-1, whereas p300 interacts with activation domain-1 in the C terminus. CARM1 can methylate histone H3 in vitro, and a mutation in the putative S-adenosylmethionine binding domain of CARM1 substantially reduces both methyltransferase and coactivator activities suggesting that coactivator-mediated methylation of proteins in the transcription machinery may contribute to transcriptional regulation.
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coactivator-associated arginine methyltransferase 1; PRMT4; protein arginine N-methyltransferase 4