|Dot blot (DB)||1:500|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||KLH conjugated synthetic phosphopeptide corresponding to amino acid residues surrounding Y707 of human TERT|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
Telomerase is a ribonucleoprotein polymerase that maintains telomere ends by addition of the telomere repeat TTAGGG. The enzyme consists of a protein component with reverse transcriptase activity, and an RNA component which serves as a template for the telomere repeat. Telomerase expression plays a role in cellular senescence, as it is normally repressed in postnatal somatic cells resulting in progressive shortening of telomeres. Deregulation of telomerase expression in somatic cells may be involved in oncogenesis. Studies in mouse suggest that telomerase also participates in chromosomal repair, since de novo synthesis of telomere repeats may occur at double-stranded breaks.
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Protein Aliases: EST2; HEST2; hTERT; TCS1; Telomerase catalytic subunit; Telomerase reverse transcriptase; Telomerase-associated protein 2; TP2; TRT
Gene Aliases: CMM9; DKCA2; DKCB4; EST2; hEST2; hTRT; PFBMFT1; TCS1; TERT; TP2; TRT
UniProt ID: (Human) O14746
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 7015
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