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PA1-41519 detects RUNX2 in chicken, chimpanzee, new world monkey, equine, human and mouse samples.
This antibody is predicted to react with rat, pufferfish, zebrafish, and xenopus based on sequence homology.
RUNX2, a nuclear protein, is a member of the RUNX family of transcription factors and has an Runt DNA-binding domain. It is essential for membranous and endochondral bone formation. It not only regulates osteoblastic differentiation and skeletal morphogenesis but also acts as a scaffold for nucleic acids and regulatory factors involved in skeletal gene expression. The protein can bind DNA both as a monomer and with more affinity, as a subunit of a heterodimeric complex. It plays a critical role in increasing TGFBR1 expression by osteoblasts and functions in cooperation with DLX5 or a related factor to activate osteoblast-specific gene expression. Mutations lead to disorders in bone development like cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD).
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Protein Aliases: Acute myeloid leukemia 3 protein; AKV core binding factor; AML-3; CBF-alpha-1; cbfa1; core binding factor alpha 1; core binding factor alpha 1 subunit; Core-binding factor subunit alpha-1; core-binding factor, runt domain, alpha subunit 1; Oncogene AML-3; OSF-2; Osteoblast-specific transcription factor 2; PEA2-alpha A; PEBP2 alpha A; PEBP2-alpha A; Polyomavirus enhancer-binding protein 2 alpha A subunit; runt domain, alpha subunit 1; runt related transcription factor 2; Runt-related transcription factor 2; RUNX 2; RUNX-2; SL3-3 enhancer factor 1 alpha A subunit; SL3/AKV core-binding factor alpha A subunit; Transcription factor RUNX2/CBFA1
Gene Aliases: AML3; Cbf; CBF-alpha-1; Cbfa-1; CBFA1; CCD; CCD1; CLCD; LS3; OSF-2; OSF2; PEA2aA; PEBP2A; Pebp2a1; PEBP2aA; Pebpa2a; RUNX2
Molecular Function: Runt transcription factor