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Boris Antibody

Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

     
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Application
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • E=ELISA
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
WB
Primary Accession Q9R1D1
Other Accession NP_114012
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype Rabbit IgG
Calculated MW 83880 Da
Additional Information
Gene ID 83726
Application & Usage Western blotting (0.5-4 µg/ml). However, the optimal conditions should be determined individually. Other applications have not been tested. The antibody detects ~76 kDa of Boris in samples from human, mouse and rat origins.
Other Names CCCTC-binding factor, Brother of the regulator of imprinted sites, Transcriptional repressor CTCFL, CTCF, CTCF paralog, CTCF T, CTCFL, Zinc finger protein CTCF-T
Target/Specificity Boris
Antibody Form Liquid
Appearance Colorless liquid
Formulation 100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit anti-Boris polyclonal antibody in phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.2, containing 30% glycerol and 0.01% Thimerosal.
Handling The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
Reconstitution & Storage -20 °C
Background Descriptions
PrecautionsBoris Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name Ctcf
Function Chromatin binding factor that binds to DNA sequence specific sites. Involved in transcriptional regulation by binding to chromatin insulators and preventing interaction between promoter and nearby enhancers and silencers. Acts as transcriptional repressor binding to promoters of vertebrate MYC gene and BAG1 gene. Also binds to the PLK and PIM1 promoters. Acts as a transcriptional activator of APP. Regulates APOA1/C3/A4/A5 gene cluster and controls MHC class II gene expression. Plays an essential role in oocyte and preimplantation embryo development by activating or repressing transcription. Seems to act as tumor suppressor. Plays a critical role in the epigenetic regulation. Participates in the allele-specific gene expression at the imprinted IGF2/H19 gene locus. On the maternal allele, binding within the H19 imprinting control region (ICR) mediates maternally inherited higher-order chromatin conformation to restrict enhancer access to IGF2. Plays a critical role in gene silencing over considerable distances in the genome. Preferentially interacts with unmethylated DNA, preventing spreading of CpG methylation and maintaining methylation-free zones. Inversely, binding to target sites is prevented by CpG methylation. Plays a important role in chromatin remodeling. Can dimerize when it is bound to different DNA sequences, mediating long-range chromatin looping. Mediates interchromosomal association between IGF2/H19 and WSB1/NF1 and may direct distant DNA segments to a common transcription factory. Causes local loss of histone acetylation and gain of histone methylation in the beta-globin locus, without affecting transcription. When bound to chromatin, it provides an anchor point for nucleosomes positioning. Seems to be essential for homologous X-chromosome pairing. May participate with Tsix in establishing a regulatable epigenetic switch for X chromosome inactivation. May play a role in preventing the propagation of stable methylation at the escape genes from X-inactivation. Involved in sister chromatid cohesion. Associates with both centromeres and chromosomal arms during metaphase and required for cohesin localization to CTCF sites. Regulates asynchronous replication of IGF2/H19. Plays a role in the recruitment of CENPE to the pericentromeric/centromeric regions of the chromosome during mitosis.
Cellular Location Nucleus, nucleoplasm {ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:Q61164}. Chromosome {ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:P49711}. Chromosome, centromere {ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:P49711}. Note=May translocate to the nucleolus upon cell differentiation. Associates with both centromeres and chromosomal arms during metaphase. Associates with the H19 ICR in mitotic chromosomes. May be preferentially excluded from heterochromatin during interphase {ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:P49711}
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Background

Brother of the regulator of imprinted sites (BORIS) is a transcription factor also known as CCCTC- binding factor like protein (CTCF). Boris is usually expressed at a high level in the testis which correlates with male germ cell development and is also abnormally activated in a broad range of human cancers. Boris can be found in the nucles as well as in the cytoplasm.

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