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OCT3/4 Antibody (C279)

Purified Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody (Pab)

  • WB - OCT3/4 Antibody (C279) AP11546a
    OCT3/4 Antibody (C279) (Cat. #AP11546a) western blot analysis in MDA-MB231 cell line lysates (35ug/lane).This demonstrates the OCT3/4 antibody detected the OCT3/4 protein (arrow).
  • IHC-P - OCT3/4 Antibody (C279) AP11546a
    OCT3/4 Antibody (C279) (Cat. #AP11546a)immunohistochemistry analysis in formalin fixed and paraffin embedded human brain tissue followed by peroxidase conjugation of the secondary antibody and DAB staining.This data demonstrates the use of OCT3/4 Antibody (C279) for immunohistochemistry. Clinical relevance has not been evaluated.
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
Other Accession Q06416, NP_002692.2
Reactivity Human
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype Rabbit Ig
Calculated MW 38571 Da
Antigen Region 265-297 aa
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
Target/Specificity This OCT3/4 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 265-297 amino acids from human OCT3/4.
Dilution WB~~1:1000
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.
StorageMaintain 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.
PrecautionsOCT3/4 Antibody (C279) 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.
Research Areas
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This gene encodes a transcription factor containing a POU homeodomain. This transcription factor plays a role in embryonic development, especially during early embryogenesis, and it is necessary for embryonic stem cell pluripotency. A translocation of this gene with the Ewing's sarcoma gene, t(6;22)(p21;q12), has been linked to tumor formation. Alternative splicing, as well as usage of alternative translation initiation codons, results in multiple isoforms, one of which initiates at a non-AUG (CUG) start codon. Related pseudogenes have been identified on chromosomes 1, 3, 8, 10, and 12.


Abu-Remaileh, M., et al. EMBO J. 29(19):3236-3248(2010)
Ucisik-Akkaya, E., et al. Mol. Hum. Reprod. 16(10):770-777(2010)
Schultz, S.S., et al. Mol. Cell. Biol. 30(18):4521-4534(2010)
Kim, S., et al. Br. J. Cancer 102(2):436-446(2010)
Wang, X., et al. Stem Cells 27(6):1265-1275(2009)

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