|Western Blot (WB)||1:500-1:1000|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||A synthetic phosphopeptide derived from human Caspase 8 around the phosphorylation site of tyrosine380 (Q-P-YP-L-E)|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||Dulbecco's PBS, pH 7.4, with 150mM NaCl, 50% glycerol|
|Contains||0.02% sodium azide|
Caspases are cysteine proteases, expressed as inactive precursors, that mediate apoptosis by proteolysis of specific substrates. Caspases have the ability to cleave after aspartic acid residues. There are two classes of caspases involved in apoptosis; initiators (activation by receptor cluster) and effectors (activation by mitochondrial permeability transition). Proapoptotic signals autocatalytically activate initiator caspases, such as Caspase 8 and Caspase 9. Activated initiator caspases then process effector caspases, such as Caspase 3 and Caspase 7, which in turn cause cell collapse.
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Protein Aliases: Apoptotic cysteine protease; Apoptotic protease Mch-5; CAP4; CASP-8; CASP8; Caspase 8; caspase 8, apoptosis-related cysteine peptidase; caspase 8, apoptosis-related cysteine protease; Caspase-8; Caspase-8 subunit p10; Caspase-8 subunit p18; Caspase8; FADD-homologous ICE/CED-3-like protease; FADD-like ICE; FLICE; ICE-like apoptotic protease 5; MACH; MACH-alpha-1/2/3 protein; MACH-beta-1/2/3/4 protein; MCH5; MORT1-associated ced-3 homolog
Gene Aliases: ALPS2B; CAP4; Casp-8; CASP8; FLICE; MACH; MCH5
UniProt ID: (Human) Q14790
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 841
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