|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||49979 Da|
|Application & Usage||Western blotting (0.5-4 µg/ml). However, the optimal conditions should be determined individually. The antibody detects proform (~46 kDa), intermediate (~33-36 kDa), and the fully cleaved (~20-25 kDa) caspase-9.|
|Other Names||CASP-9 , EC 22.214.171.124 , ICE-like apoptotic protease 6 , ICE-LAP6, Apoptotic protease Mch-6 , Apoptotic protease-activating factor 3 , Apaf-3|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.2 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit anti-caspase-9 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||Caspase-9 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Involved in the activation cascade of caspases responsible for apoptosis execution. Binding of caspase-9 to Apaf- 1 leads to activation of the protease which then cleaves and activates caspase-3. Promotes DNA damage-induced apoptosis in a ABL1/c-Abl-dependent manner. Proteolytically cleaves poly(ADP- ribose) polymerase (PARP) (By similarity).|
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Caspase-9 is one of the most important caspases among the caspase family members. Caspase-9 is synthesized as inactive pro-enzyme that is processed in cells undergoing apoptosis. The processed caspase-9 consists of large (32-35 kD) and small (10 kD) subunits which associate to form an active enzyme. Activated caspase-9 in turn cleaves and activates caspase-3, one of the proteases responsible for the proteolytic cleavage of many key proteins in apoptosis.
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