|Tested species reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acids 181-230 of human SPT3|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.2|
|Contains||0.05% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||1:50-1:200|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:500-1:1000|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
This antibody detects endogenous protein at a molecular weight of 50 kDa.
Purity is >95% by SDS-PAGE.
The transcription of many RNA polymerase II-dependent genes requires Spt3, a member of the S. cerevisiae SAGA complex. Transcription from delta sequences, the long terminal repeats that flank yeast Ty elements, requires the yeast SPT3 gene. Spt3 and Spt20 work together to recruit TATA-box binding protein (TBP) to the core promoter allowing TBP to bind to SAGA-dependent promoters. Null mutations in the Spt3 gene cause defects in sporulation, diploid filamentous growth, and haploid invasive growth, indicating that Spt3 has an important role in both mating and development pathways in yeast. At the promoters of some genes including yeast HO, HIS3 and TRP3 genes, Spt3 inhibits binding of TBP, resulting in reduced transcription. This repressive effect of Spt3 can be overcome by another member of the SAGA complex, GCN5, which promotes the formation of a TBP/TFIIA complex by histone acetylation.
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