|Calculated MW||42890 Da|
|Positive Control||Western blot: HeLa cells|
|Application & Usage||Western Blot: 1:1000.|
|Other Names||SET07, SET8, PR/SET07, KMT5A, PR-Set7|
|Formulation||In PBS with 0.05% sodium azide and 0.05% ProClin 300.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||SETD8 polyclonal antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||KMT5A, PRSET7, SET07, SET8|
|Function||Protein-lysine N-methyltransferase that monomethylates both histones and non-histone proteins. Specifically monomethylates 'Lys-20' of histone H4 (H4K20me1). H4K20me1 is enriched during mitosis and represents a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional repression. Mainly functions in euchromatin regions, thereby playing a central role in the silencing of euchromatic genes. Required for cell proliferation, probably by contributing to the maintenance of proper higher-order structure of DNA during mitosis. Involved in chromosome condensation and proper cytokinesis. Nucleosomes are preferred as substrate compared to free histones. Mediates monomethylation of p53/TP53 at 'Lys-382', leading to repress p53/TP53-target genes. Plays a negative role in TGF-beta response regulation and a positive role in cell migration.|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus. Chromosome. Note=Specifically localizes to mitotic chromosomes. Colocalized with SIRT2 at mitotic foci. Associates with chromosomes during mitosis; association is increased in a H(2)O(2)-induced oxidative stress- dependent manner. Associates with silent chromatin on euchromatic arms. Not associated with constitutive heterochromatin|
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SETD8 is a histone methyl transferase that specifically monomethylates ‘Lys-20’ of histone H4. This histone modification represents a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional repression is enriched during mitosis. SETD8 may also play a role in maintaining silent chromatin by preventing the acetylation of the H4 tail.
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