|Other Accession||NM_033286, NP_150628|
|Alias Symbol||SKAP, TRAF4AF1, C15orf23|
|Other Names||Small kinetochore-associated protein, SKAP, Kinetochore-localized astrin-binding protein, Kinastrin, Kinetochore-localized astrin/SPAG5-binding protein, TRAF4-associated factor 1, KNSTRN (HGNC:30767)|
|Format||Liquid. Purified antibody supplied in 1x PBS buffer with 0.09% (w/v) sodium azide and 2% sucrose.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Add 50 ul of distilled water. Final anti-C15orf23 antibody concentration is 1 mg/ml in PBS buffer with 2% sucrose. For longer periods of storage, store at 20°C. Avoid repeat freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||C15orf23 Antibody - N-terminal region is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Essential component of the mitotic spindle required for faithful chromosome segregation and progression into anaphase (PubMed:19667759). Promotes the metaphase-to-anaphase transition and is required for chromosome alignment, normal timing of sister chromatid segregation, and maintenance of spindle pole architecture (PubMed:19667759, PubMed:22110139). The astrin (SPAG5)-kinastrin (SKAP) complex promotes stable microtubule- kinetochore attachments (PubMed:21402792). Required for kinetochore oscillations and dynamics of microtubule plus-ends during live cell mitosis, possibly by forming a link between spindle microtubule plus-ends and mitotic chromosomes to achieve faithful cell division (PubMed:23035123). May be involved in UV- induced apoptosis via its interaction with PRPF19; however, these results need additional evidences (PubMed:24718257).|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus. Chromosome, centromere, kinetochore. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, spindle pole. Note=Colocalizes with microtubules around centrosomes in prophase and with the mitotic spindle at prometaphase and metaphase. From late prometaphase to anaphase, is highly concentrated on kinetochores. Located at the kinetochore-microtubule interface. The astrin (SPAG5)-kinastrin (SKAP) complex localizes to the microtubule plus ends (PubMed:23035123).|
|Tissue Location||Widely expressed, including in skin.|
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