|Application ||WB, E|
|Calculated MW||86471 Da|
|Antigen Region||423-451 aa|
|Other Names||tRNA (cytosine(34)-C(5))-methyltransferase, Myc-induced SUN domain-containing protein, Misu, NOL1/NOP2/Sun domain family member 2, Substrate of AIM1/Aurora kinase B, tRNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase, tRNA methyltransferase 4 homolog, hTrm4, NSUN2, SAKI, TRM4|
|Target/Specificity||This NSUN2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 423-451 amino acids from the Central region of human NSUN2.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|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||NSUN2 Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||RNA methyltransferase that methylates tRNAs, and possibly RNA polymerase III transcripts. Methylates cytosine to 5- methylcytosine (m5C) at positions 34 and 48 of intron-containing tRNA(Leu)(CAA) precursors, and at positions 48, 49 and 50 of tRNA(Gly)(GCC) precursors. May act downstream of Myc to regulate epidermal cell growth and proliferation. Required for proper spindle assembly and chromosome segregation, independently of its methyltransferase activity.|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus, nucleolus. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, spindle. Note=Concentrated in the nucleolus during interphase and translocates to the spindle during mitosis as an RNA-protein complex that includes 18S ribosomal RNA|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in adult and fetal brain and in lymphoblastoid cells.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
Maturation of cytoplasmic tRNAs includes splicing of introns, which are located 1 nucleotide 3-prime from the anticodon in all intron-containing tRNA genes. In tRNA-leu(CAA), the first position of the anticodon, C34, is converted to 5-methylcytosine, a modification necessary to stabilize the anticodon-codon pairing and correctly translate the mRNA. NSUN2 encodes a methyltransferase that catalyzes the intron-dependent formation of 5-methylcytosine at C34 of tRNA-leu(CAA) (Brzezicha et al., 2006 [PubMed 17071714]).
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