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BRDT Antibody

Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

Product Information
  • 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
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession Q58F21
Reactivity Human
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype Rabbit IgG
Calculated MW 107954 Da
Additional Information
Gene ID 676
Positive Control Western blot: Recombinant protein
Application & Usage Western blot: ~1:200
Other Names BrdT, Cancer/testis antigen 9, CT9, RING3-like protein
Target/Specificity BRDT
Antibody Form Liquid
Appearance Colorless liquid
Formulation 100 µg or 30 µg (0.5 mg/ml) of antibody in PBS pH 7.2 containing 0.01 % BSA, 0.01 % thimerosal, and 50 % glycerol.
Handling The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
Reconstitution & Storage -20 °C
Background Descriptions
PrecautionsBRDT Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Function Testis-specific chromatin protein that specifically binds histone H4 acetylated at 'Lys-5' and 'Lys-8' (H4K5ac and H4K8ac, respectively) and plays a key role in spermatogenesis. Required in late pachytene spermatocytes: plays a role in meiotic and post-meiotic cells by binding to acetylated histones at the promoter of specific meiotic and post-meiotic genes, facilitating their activation at the appropriate time. In the post-meiotic phase of spermatogenesis, binds to hyperacetylated histones and participates in their general removal from DNA. Also acts as a component of the splicing machinery in pachytene spermatocytes and round spermatids and participates in 3'-UTR truncation of specific mRNAs in post-meiotic spermatids. Required for chromocenter organization, a structure comprised of peri-centromeric heterochromatin.
Cellular Location Nucleus Note=Detected on chromatin
Tissue Location Testis-specific. A 3-fold higher expression is seen in adult testis than in embryo testis. Expression seems to be correlated with histone H4 hyperacetylation during the haploid phase of spermatogenesis (spermiogenesis). No expression, or very low expression is seen in patients' testes with abnormal spermatogenesis. Expressed in cancers such as non-small cell lung cancer and squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck as well as of esophagus, but not in melanoma or in cancers of the colon, breast, kidney and bladder.
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BrdT is similar to the RING3 protein family. It possesses 2 bromodomain motifs and a PEST sequence. The bromodomain is found in proteins that regulate transcription. BrdT drives a meiotic and post-meiotic gene expression program. It also controls the genome-wide post-meiotic genome reorganization that occurs after histone hyperacetylation in elongating spermatids. It may play a role in the transcriptional regulation of spermatogenesis. It also seems to have a structural ATP-independent role in the reorganization of acetylated chromatin.

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