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This affinity purified antibody is directed against human SNAI1. A BLAST analysis was used to suggest cross-reactivity with the antigen based on 100% homology with the immunizing sequence to human and mouse.
Zinc finger protein SNAI1 (SNAIL)is a zinc finger transcriptional repressor which down regulates the expression of the ectodermal gene within the mesoderm and functions to form the mesoderm and neural crest. It is reported that SNAI1 acts as an important factor of tumor invasion as evidenced by its role in E-cadherin down-regulation and induction of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). In human breast cancer, the expression of SNAI1 and/or the homologous SNAI2 (Slug) has been associated with E-cadherin repression, local or distant metastasis, tumor recurrence, or poor prognosis in different tumor series. It is also reported that Snail 1 protein in the stromamay be anew putative prognosis marker for colon tumors.
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Protein Aliases: Protein sna; Protein snail homolog 1; Sna protein; snai; snail 1; snail 1 homolog; snail 1 zinc finger protein; snail 1, zinc finger protein; snail family zinc finger 1; snail homolog 1; Zinc finger protein SNAI1
Gene Aliases: AI194338; dJ710H13.1; SLUGH2; SNA; Sna1; SNAH; SNAI1; SNAIL; SNAIL1
Molecular Function: C2H2 zinc finger transcription factor