|Application ||WB, IHC|
|Calculated MW||67568 Da|
|Other Names||Calnexin, IP90, Major histocompatibility complex class I antigen-binding protein p88, p90, CANX|
|Target/Specificity||A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in human Calnexin was used as an immunogen.|
|Format||50 mM Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 0.15 M NaCl, 40% Glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 0.05% BSA.|
|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||Calnexin Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Calcium-binding protein that interacts with newly synthesized glycoproteins in the endoplasmic reticulum. It may act in assisting protein assembly and/or in the retention within the ER of unassembled protein subunits. It seems to play a major role in the quality control apparatus of the ER by the retention of incorrectly folded proteins. Associated with partial T-cell antigen receptor complexes that escape the ER of immature thymocytes, it may function as a signaling complex regulating thymocyte maturation. Additionally it may play a role in receptor- mediated endocytosis at the synapse.|
|Cellular Location||Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Endoplasmic reticulum. Melanosome Note=Identified by mass spectrometry in melanosome fractions from stage I to stage IV. The palmitoylated form preferentially localizes to the perinuclear rough ER|
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Calnexin is a calcium-binding protein that interacts with newly synthesized glycoproteins in the endoplasmic reticulum. Calnexin is suggested to act in assisting protein assembly and/or in the retention within the ER of unassembled protein subunits. Calnexin seems to play a major role in the quality control apparatus of the ER by the retention of incorrectly folded proteins (1).
1. The UniProt Consortium, The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt), Nucleic Acids Res. 36:D190-D195 (2008) 2. Schrag JD, et al. Mol Cell 8(3):633-44, 2001
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