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LSD1 Antibody (Center)

Purified Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody (Pab)

  • WB - LSD1 Antibody (Center) AP1218B
    Western blot analysis of AOF2 (arrow) using LSD1 Antibody (Center) (Cat.#AP1218b). 293 cell lysates (2 ug/lane) either nontransfected (Lane 1) or transiently transfected with the AOF2 gene (Lane 2) (Origene Technologies).
  • IHC-P - LSD1 Antibody (Center) AP1218B
    Formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded human cancer tissue reacted with the primary antibody, which was peroxidase-conjugated to the secondary antibody, followed by DAB staining. This data demonstrates the use of this antibody for immunohistochemistry; clinical relevance has not been evaluated. BC = breast carcinoma; HC = hepatocarcinoma.
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 O60341
Other Accession Q6ZQ88
Reactivity Human
Predicted Mouse
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype Rabbit Ig
Calculated MW 92903 Da
Antigen Region 457-490 aa
Additional Information
Gene ID 23028
Other Names Lysine-specific histone demethylase 1A, 1---, BRAF35-HDAC complex protein BHC110, Flavin-containing amine oxidase domain-containing protein 2, KDM1A, AOF2, KDM1, KIAA0601, LSD1
Target/Specificity This LSD1 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 457-490 amino acids from the Central region of human LSD1.
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.
PrecautionsLSD1 Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name KDM1A
Synonyms AOF2, KDM1, KIAA0601, LSD1
Function Histone demethylase that demethylates both 'Lys-4' (H3K4me) and 'Lys-9' (H3K9me) of histone H3, thereby acting as a coactivator or a corepressor, depending on the context. Acts by oxidizing the substrate by FAD to generate the corresponding imine that is subsequently hydrolyzed. Acts as a corepressor by mediating demethylation of H3K4me, a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional activation. Demethylates both mono- (H3K4me1) and di-methylated (H3K4me2) H3K4me. May play a role in the repression of neuronal genes. Alone, it is unable to demethylate H3K4me on nucleosomes and requires the presence of RCOR1/CoREST to achieve such activity. Also acts as a coactivator of androgen receptor (ANDR)-dependent transcription, by being recruited to ANDR target genes and mediating demethylation of H3K9me, a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional repression. The presence of PRKCB in ANDR-containing complexes, which mediates phosphorylation of 'Thr- 6' of histone H3 (H3T6ph), a specific tag that prevents demethylation H3K4me, prevents H3K4me demethylase activity of KDM1A. Demethylates di-methylated 'Lys-370' of p53/TP53 which prevents interaction of p53/TP53 with TP53BP1 and represses p53/TP53-mediated transcriptional activation. Demethylates and stabilizes the DNA methylase DNMT1. Required for gastrulation during embryogenesis. Component of a RCOR/GFI/KDM1A/HDAC complex that suppresses, via histone deacetylase (HDAC) recruitment, a number of genes implicated in multilineage blood cell development. Effector of SNAI1-mediated transcription repression of E- cadherin/CDH1, CDN7 and KRT8. Required for the maintenance of the silenced state of the SNAI1 target genes E-cadherin/CDH1 and CDN7.
Cellular Location Nucleus
Tissue Location Ubiquitously expressed.
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LSD1 is a histone demethylase that specifically demethylates 'Lys-4' of histone H3, a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional activation, thereby acting as a corepressor. LSD1 contains a SWIRM domain, a FAD-binding motif, and an amine oxidase domain. This protein is a component of several histone deacetylase complexes, though it silences genes by functioning as a histone demethylase. It acts by oxidizing the substrate by FAD to generate the corresponding imine that is subsequently hydrolyzed. LSD1 demethylates both mono- and tri-methylted 'Lys-4' of histone H3. This protein may play a role in the repression of neuronal genes. Alone, it is unable to demethylate H3 'Lys-4' on nucleosomes and requires the presence of RCOR1/CoREST to achieve such activity. It may also demethylate 'Lys-9' of histone H3, a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional repression, thereby leading to derepression of androgen receptor target genes.


Forneris,F., et al. FEBS Lett. 579 (10), 2203-2207 (2005)
Shi,Y., et al. Cell 119 (7), 941-953 (2004)
Hakimi,M.A., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 278 (9), 7234-7239 (2003)
Hakimi,M.A., et al. PNAS 99 (11), 7420-7425 (2002)
Humphrey,G.W., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 276 (9), 6817-6824 (2001)
Ota, T., et al., Nat. Genet. 36(1):40-45 (2004).

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