|Application ||WB, IHC, IF, FC, IP|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat, Chicken|
|Predicted||Human, Mouse, Rat, Chicken|
|Other Names||Myoblast determination protein 1, Class C basic helix-loop-helix protein 1, bHLHc1, Myogenic factor 3, Myf-3, MYOD1, BHLHC1, MYF3, MYOD|
|Target/Specificity||Recombinant human MyoD1 protein|
|Application Note||Flow Cytometry : 0.5-1ug/million cells|
Immunofluorescence : 0.5-1.0 µg/ml
Western Blotting : 0.25-0.5ug/ml
Immunoprecipitation : 0.5-1 µg/500ug protein lysate
Immunohistology (Frozen & Formalin-fixed) : 0.5-1.0 µg/ml for 30 minutes at RT
(Staining of formalin-fixed tissues is enhanced by boiling tissue sections in 1mM EDTA Buffer, pH 7.5-8.5, for 10-20 min followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes).
|Format||0.5 ml at 200ug/ml with BSA and azide|
|Storage||Store at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.|
|Precautions||MyoD1 (Rhabdomyosarcoma Marker) Antibody - With BSA and Azide is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||BHLHC1, MYF3, MYOD|
|Function||Acts as a transcriptional activator that promotes transcription of muscle-specific target genes and plays a role in muscle differentiation. Together with MYF5 and MYOG, co-occupies muscle-specific gene promoter core region during myogenesis. Induces fibroblasts to differentiate into myoblasts. Interacts with and is inhibited by the twist protein. This interaction probably involves the basic domains of both proteins (By similarity).|
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Recognizes a phosphor-protein of 45kDa, identified as MyoD1. The epitope of this MAb maps between amino acid 180-189 in the C-terminal of mouse MyoD1 protein. It does not cross react with myogenin, Myf5, or Myf6. Antibody to MyoD1 labels the nuclei of myoblasts in developing muscle tissues. MyoD1 is not detected in normal adult tissue, but is highly expressed in the tumor cell nuclei of rhabdomyosarcomas. Occasionally nuclear expression of MyoD1 is seen in ectomesenchymoma and a subset of Wilm’s tumors. Weak cytoplasmic staining is observed in several non-muscle tissues, including glandular epithelium and also in rhabdomyosarcomas, neuroblastomas, Ewing’s sarcomas and alveolar soft part sarcomas.
1. Tallini G; Parham DM; Dias P; Cordon-Cardo C; Houghton PJ; Rosai J. Myogenic regulatory protein expression in adult soft tissue sarcomas. A sensitive and specific marker of skeletal muscle differentiation. American Journal of Pathology, 1994, 144(4):693-701.
2. Dias P; Parham DM; Shapiro DN; Tapscott SJ; Houghton PJ. Monoclonal antibodies to the myogenic regulatory protein MyoD1: epitope mapping and diagnostic utility. Cancer Research, 1992 Dec 1, 52(23):6431-9.
3. Rosai J; Dias P; Parham DM; Shapiro DN; Houghton P. MyoD1 protein expression in alveolar soft part sarcoma as confirmatory evidence of its skeletal muscle nature. Am Journal of Surgical Pathology, 1991, 15(10):974-81.
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