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Oct4 Antibody

Purified Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

  • WB - Oct4 Antibody AO1317a
    Figure 1: Western blot analysis using OCT4 mouse mAb against PMA treated HepG2 cell lysate (1).
  • IHC - Oct4 Antibody AO1317a
    Figure 2: Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human stomach cancer (left) and ovary cancer (right) tissues using eNOS mouse mAb with DAB staining.
Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession Q01860
Reactivity Human
Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Clone Names 3A5
Isotype IgG1
Calculated MW 39kDa
Description Members of Oct family of transcription factors specifically interact with Octamer motif ATGCAAAT, a regulatory element important for tissue- and cell-specific transcription as well as for transcription of a number of housekeeping genes. All of the members of the Oct family contain two highly conserved domains which are separated by 14-26 variable amino acids. These include the POU homeodomain and the POU-specific domain. Both are required for DNA binding and are involved in protein-protein interactions. Evidences indicate that regulation of Oct family transcription factors occurs at the level of phosphorylation. Oct4 is renowned as a transcription factor expressed by undifferentiated embryonic stem cells and embryonic germ cells.
Immunogen Purified recombinant fragment of OCT4 expressed in E. Coli.
Formulation Ascitic fluid containing 0.03% sodium azide.
Additional Information
Gene ID 5460
Other Names POU domain, class 5, transcription factor 1, Octamer-binding protein 3, Oct-3, Octamer-binding protein 4, Oct-4, Octamer-binding transcription factor 3, OTF-3, POU5F1, OCT3, OCT4, OTF3
Dilution WB~~1/500 - 1/2000
StorageMaintain 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.
PrecautionsOct4 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name POU5F1
Synonyms OCT3, OCT4, OTF3
Function Transcription factor that binds to the octamer motif (5'-ATTTGCAT-3'). Forms a trimeric complex with SOX2 on DNA and controls the expression of a number of genes involved in embryonic development such as YES1, FGF4, UTF1 and ZFP206. Critical for early embryogenesis and for embryonic stem cell pluripotency.
Cellular Location Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Note=Expressed in a diffuse and slightly punctuate pattern
Tissue Location Expressed in developing brain. Highest levels found in specific cell layers of the cortex, the olfactory bulb, the hippocampus and the cerebellum. Low levels of expression in adult tissues.
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1. Stem Cells. 2009 Mar;27(3):543-9. 2. Genome Biol. 2008;9(12):R172.

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$ 325.00
Cat# AO1317a
(40 western blots)
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