|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||39449 Da|
|Application & Usage||Western blotting (0.5-4 µg/ml) and Immunohistochemistry (2-8 µg/ml). However, the optimal conditions should be determined individually. The antibody detects a 43 kDa DFF40/CAD of human, mouse and rat origins. Mouse kidney tissue lysate can be used as a positive control.|
|Other Names||DFFB, CAD, DFF-40 , CPAN , DFF2|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.2 mg/ml) immunoaffinity purified rabbit DFF40 polyclonal antibody in phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.2, containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA, 0.01% thimerosal.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||DFF40 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Nuclease that induces DNA fragmentation and chromatin condensation during apoptosis. Degrades naked DNA and induces apoptotic morphology.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus.|
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DFF is composed of two subunits: DFF40/CAD and DFF45/ICAD. Human DFF45 and its mouse homologue ICAD are the inhibitors of DFF40 and CAD, respectively. Cleavage of DFF45, which is mediated by caspase-3, leads to DFF40’s activation as a nuclease. Activation of DFF40/CAD can lead to DNA fragmentation, a hallmark of apoptosis. DFF40 mRNA is expressed in limited number of human tissues: pancreas, spleen, prostate, and ovary.
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