- CITATIONS: 14
|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||95751 Da|
|Antigen Region||389-417 aa|
|Other Names||DNA (cytosine-5)-methyltransferase 3B, Dnmt3b, DNA methyltransferase HsaIIIB, DNA MTase HsaIIIB, MHsaIIIB, DNMT3B|
|Target/Specificity||This Dnmt3b antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 389-417 amino acids from human Dnmt3b.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Dnmt3b Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Required for genome-wide de novo methylation and is essential for the establishment of DNA methylation patterns during development. DNA methylation is coordinated with methylation of histones. May preferentially methylates nucleosomal DNA within the nucleosome core region. May function as transcriptional co- repressor by associating with CBX4 and independently of DNA methylation. Seems to be involved in gene silencing (By similarity). In association with DNMT1 and via the recruitment of CTCFL/BORIS, involved in activation of BAG1 gene expression by modulating dimethylation of promoter histone H3 at H3K4 and H3K9. Isoforms 4 and 5 are probably not functional due to the deletion of two conserved methyltransferase motifs. Function as transcriptional corepressor by associating with ZHX1.|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitous; highly expressed in fetal liver, heart, kidney, placenta, and at lower levels in spleen, colon, brain, liver, small intestine, lung, peripheral blood mononuclear cells, and skeletal muscle. Isoform 1 is expressed in all tissues except brain, skeletal muscle and PBMC, 3 is ubiquitous, 4 is expressed in all tissues except brain, skeletal muscle, lung and prostate and 5 is detectable only in testis and at very low level in brain and prostate|
Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
CpG methylation is an epigenetic modification that is important for embryonic development, imprinting, and X-chromosome inactivation. Studies in mice have demonstrated that DNA methylation is required for mammalian development. Dnmt3b is a DNA methyltransferase which is thought to function in de novo methylation, rather than maintenance methylation. The protein localizes primarily to the nucleus and its expression is developmentally regulated. Mutations in this gene cause the immunodeficiency-centromeric instability-facial anomalies (ICF)syndrome.
Okano, M., et al., Cell 99(3):247-257 (1999). Yin, B., et al., Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 21(6):431-438 (1999). Okano, M., et al., Nat. Genet. 19(3):219-220 (1998).
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