|Application ||WB, IHC, FC, E|
|Description||Desmosomes are cell-cell junctions between epithelial, myocardial, and certain other cell types. Desmoglein 3 is a calcium-binding transmembrane glycoprotein component of desmosomes in vertebrate epithelial cells. Currently, three desmoglein subfamily members have been identified and all are members of the cadherin cell adhesion molecule superfamily. These desmoglein gene family members are located in a cluster on chromosome 18. This protein has been identified as the autoantigen of the autoimmune skin blistering disease pemphigus vulgaris.|
|Immunogen||Purified recombinant fragment of human DSG3 (AA: 55-159) expressed in E. Coli.|
|Formulation||Purified antibody in PBS with 0.05% sodium azide.|
|Other Names||Desmoglein-3, 130 kDa pemphigus vulgaris antigen, PVA, Cadherin family member 6, DSG3, CDHF6|
WB~~1/500 - 1/2000
FC~~1/200 - 1/400
IHC~~1/200 - 1/1000
|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||DSG3 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Component of intercellular desmosome junctions. Involved in the interaction of plaque proteins and intermediate filaments mediating cell-cell adhesion.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cell junction, desmosome|
|Tissue Location||Epidermis, tongue, tonsil, esophagus and carcinomas|
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The protein encoded by this gene is found in the nucleus and is a cofactor of DNA polymerase delta. The encoded protein acts as a homotrimer and helps increase the processivity of leading strand synthesis during DNA replication. In response to DNA damage, this protein is ubiquitinated and is involved in the RAD6-dependent DNA repair pathway. Two transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found for this gene. Pseudogenes of this gene have been described on chromosome 4 and on the X chromosome. ; ;
1. J Dermatol Sci. 2012 Feb;65(2):102-9. 2. Am J Pathol. 2009 May;174(5):1629-37.
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