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This antibody detects endogenous protein at a molecular weight of 90 kDa.
Purity is >95% by SDS-PAGE.
The protein encoded by this gene is one of the highly conserved mini-chromosome maintenance proteins (MCM) that are essential for the initiation of eukaryotic genome replication. The hexameric protein complex formed by MCM proteins is a key component of the pre-replication complex (pre_RC) and may be involved in the formation of replication forks and in the recruitment of other DNA replication related proteins. The MCM complex consisting of this protein and MCM2, 6 and 7 proteins possesses DNA helicase activity, and may act as a DNA unwinding enzyme. The phosphorylation of this protein by CDC2 kinase reduces the DNA helicase activity and chromatin binding of the MCM complex. This gene is mapped to a region on the chromosome 8 head-to-head next to the PRKDC/DNA-PK, a DNA-activated protein kinase involved in the repair of DNA double-strand breaks. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the same protein have been reported.
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Protein Aliases: CDC21 homolog; DNA replication licensing factor MCM4; homolog of S. pombe cell devision cycle 21; mini chromosome maintenance deficient 4 homolog; minichromosome maintenance deficient 4; minichromosome maintenance deficient 4 homolog; P1-CDC21
Gene Aliases: 19G; AI325074; AU045576; CDC21; CDC54; hCdc21; mcdc21; MCM4; Mcmd4; mKIAA4003; NKCD; NKGCD; P1-CDC21
Molecular Function: DNA metabolism protein