|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_150649, 837|
|Predicted||Mouse, Dog, Cow, Cat|
|Calculated MW||43262 Da|
|Other Names||Caspase-4, CASP-4, 188.8.131.52, ICE(rel)-II, Protease ICH-2, Protease TX, Caspase-4 subunit 1, Caspase-4 subunit 2, CASP4, ICH2|
|Format||0.5 mg IgG/ml in Tris saline (20mM Tris pH7.3, 150mM NaCl), 0.02% sodium azide, with 0.5% bovine serum albumin|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Goat Anti-CASP4 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. Involved in ER-stress induced apoptosis. Cleaves caspase-1.|
|Cellular Location||Endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Mitochondrion|
|Tissue Location||Widely expressed, with highest levels in spleen and lung. Moderate expression in heart and liver, low expression in skeletal muscle, kidney and testis. Not found in the brain|
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This gene encodes a protein that is a member of the cysteine-aspartic acid protease (caspase) family. Sequential activation of caspases plays a central role in the execution-phase of cell apoptosis. Caspases exist as inactive proenzymes composed of a prodomain and a large and small protease subunit. Activation of caspases requires proteolytic processing at conserved internal aspartic residues to generate a heterodimeric enzyme consisting of the large and small subunits. This caspase is able to cleave and activate its own precursor protein, as well as caspase 1 precursor. When overexpressed, this gene induces cell apoptosis. Alternative splicing results in transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms.
A Large-scale genetic association study of esophageal adenocarcinoma risk. Liu CY, et al. Carcinogenesis, 2010 Jul. PMID 20453000.
Mutational analysis of caspase genes in prostate carcinomas. Kim MS, et al. APMIS, 2010 Apr. PMID 20402676.
New genetic associations detected in a host response study to hepatitis B vaccine. Davila S, et al. Genes Immun, 2010 Apr. PMID 20237496.
Association between genetic variants in VEGF, ERCC3 and occupational benzene haematotoxicity. Hosgood HD 3rd, et al. Occup Environ Med, 2009 Dec. PMID 19773279.
Common genetic variants in candidate genes and risk of familial lymphoid malignancies. Liang XS, et al. Br J Haematol, 2009 Aug. PMID 19573080.
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