|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||Q08BR4, Q6INA9, O88974|
|Predicted||Mouse, Zebrafish, Xenopus|
|Calculated MW||143157 Da|
|Antigen Region||1193-1225 aa|
|Other Names||Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase SETDB1, ERG-associated protein with SET domain, ESET, Histone H3-K9 methyltransferase 4, H3-K9-HMTase 4, Lysine N-methyltransferase 1E, SET domain bifurcated 1, SETDB1, KIAA0067, KMT1E|
|Target/Specificity||This SETDB1 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 1193-1225 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human SETDB1.|
|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||SETDB1 Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Histone methyltransferase that specifically trimethylates 'Lys-9' of histone H3. H3 'Lys-9' trimethylation represents a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional repression by recruiting HP1 (CBX1, CBX3 and/or CBX5) proteins to methylated histones. Mainly functions in euchromatin regions, thereby playing a central role in the silencing of euchromatic genes. H3 'Lys-9' trimethylation is coordinated with DNA methylation. Probably forms a complex with MBD1 and ATF7IP that represses transcription and couples DNA methylation and histone 'Lys-9' trimethylation. Its activity is dependent on MBD1 and is heritably maintained through DNA replication by being recruited by CAF-1. SETDB1 is targeted to histone H3 by TRIM28/TIF1B, a factor recruited by KRAB zinc-finger proteins.|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus. Chromosome. Note=Associated with non-pericentromeric regions of chromatin. Excluded from nucleoli and islands of condensed chromatin|
|Tissue Location||Widely expressed. High expression in testis.|
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The SET domain is a highly conserved, approximately 150-amino acid motif implicated in the modulation of chromatin structure. It was originally identified as part of a larger conserved region present in the Drosophila Trithorax protein and was subsequently identified in the Drosophila Su(var)3-9 and 'Enhancer of zeste' proteins, from which the acronym SET is derived. Studies have suggested that the SET domain may be a signature of proteins that modulate transcriptionally active or repressed chromatin states through chromatin remodeling activities.
Ichimura, T., et al., J. Biol. Chem. 280(14):13928-13935 (2005).
Sarraf, S.A., et al., Mol. Cell 15(4):595-605 (2004).
Wang, H., et al., Mol. Cell 12(2):475-487 (2003).
Schultz, D.C., et al., Genes Dev. 16(8):919-932 (2002).
Yang, L., et al., Biochem. J. 369 (PT 3), 651-657 (2003) (): ().
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