|Application ||WB, IHC, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001135417, 59|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat, Pig|
|Calculated MW||42009 Da|
|Other Names||Actin, aortic smooth muscle, Alpha-actin-2, Cell growth-inhibiting gene 46 protein, ACTA2, ACTSA, ACTVS|
|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-Smooth muscle alpha-actin Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Actins are highly conserved proteins that are involved in various types of cell motility and are ubiquitously expressed in all eukaryotic cells.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton.|
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The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the actin family of proteins, which are highly conserved proteins that play a role in cell motility, structure and integrity. Alpha, beta and gamma actin isoforms have been identified, with alpha actins being a major constituent of the contractile apparatus, while beta and gamma actins are involved in the regulation of cell motility. This actin is an alpha actin that is found in skeletal muscle. Defects in this gene cause aortic aneurysm familial thoracic type 6. Multiple alternatively spliced variants, encoding the same protein, have been identified.
Variation at the NFATC2 Locus Increases the Risk of Thiazolinedinedione-Induced Edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) Study. Bailey SD, et al. Diabetes Care, 2010 Jul 13. PMID 20628086.
Stromal expression of actin is a marker of aggressiveness in basal cell carcinoma. Adegboyega PA, et al. Hum Pathol, 2010 Aug. PMID 20381122.
New genetic associations detected in a host response study to hepatitis B vaccine. Davila S, et al. Genes Immun, 2010 Apr. PMID 20237496.
[Relationship between atrial fibroblast proliferation/fibrosis and atrial fibrillation in patients with rheumatic heart disease] Lin YZ, et al. Zhonghua Xin Xue Guan Bing Za Zhi, 2009 Sep. PMID 20128380.
Gene-centric association signals for lipids and apolipoproteins identified via the HumanCVD BeadChip. Talmud PJ, et al. Am J Hum Genet, 2009 Nov. PMID 19913121.
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