|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Dilution||IHC-P (5 µg/ml), WB (1:500-1:1000),|
|Other Names||Nicastrin, NCSTN, KIAA0253|
|Target/Specificity||human Nicastrin (34-153aa)|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Aliquot and store at -20°C. Minimize freezing and thawing.|
|Precautions||NCSTN / Nicastrin Antibody (clone AT3B2) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Essential subunit of the gamma-secretase complex, an endoprotease complex that catalyzes the intramembrane cleavage of integral membrane proteins such as Notch receptors and APP (amyloid-beta precursor protein) (PubMed:10993067, PubMed:12679784, PubMed:25043039, PubMed:26280335). The gamma- secretase complex plays a role in Notch and Wnt signaling cascades and regulation of downstream processes via its role in processing key regulatory proteins, and by regulating cytosolic CTNNB1 levels.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Melanosome Note=Identified by mass spectrometry in melanosome fractions from stage I to stage IV|
|Tissue Location||Detected in brain (at protein level) (PubMed:10993067). Widely expressed (PubMed:11396676)|
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Essential subunit of the gamma-secretase complex, an endoprotease complex that catalyzes the intramembrane cleavage of integral membrane proteins such as Notch receptors and APP (beta- amyloid precursor protein). It probably represents a stabilizing cofactor required for the assembly of the gamma-secretase complex.
Yu G.,et al.Nature 407:48-54(2000).
Clark H.F.,et al.Genome Res. 13:2265-2270(2003).
Ota T.,et al.Nat. Genet. 36:40-45(2004).
Gregory S.G.,et al.Nature 441:315-321(2006).
Mural R.J.,et al.Submitted (SEP-2005) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.
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