|Application ||WB, FC, E|
|Other Accession||Q9BYS1, Q07627, NP_112228.1|
|Calculated MW||18184 Da|
|Antigen Region||1-3 aa|
|Other Names||Keratin-associated protein 1-3, Keratin-associated protein 18, Keratin-associated protein 19, KRTAP1-3|
|Target/Specificity||This KRTAP1-3 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 88-117 amino acids from the Central region of human KRTAP1-3.|
|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||KRTAP1-3 Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||In the hair cortex, hair keratin intermediate filaments are embedded in an interfilamentous matrix, consisting of hair keratin-associated proteins (KRTAP), which are essential for the formation of a rigid and resistant hair shaft through their extensive disulfide bond cross-linking with abundant cysteine residues of hair keratins. The matrix proteins include the high- sulfur and high-glycine-tyrosine keratins.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in the middle/upper portions of the hair cortex, in the region termed the keratogenous zone|
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This protein is a member of the keratin-associated protein (KAP) family. The KAP proteins form a matrix of keratin intermediate filaments which contribute to the structure of hair fibers. KAP family members appear to have unique, family-specific amino- and carboxyl-terminal regions and are subdivided into three multi-gene families according to amino acid composition: the high sulfur, the ultrahigh sulfur, and the high tyrosine/glycine KAPs. This protein is a member of the high sulfur KAP family and the gene is localized to a cluster of KAPs at 17q12-q21. [provided by RefSeq].
Shimomura, Y., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 277(47):45493-45501(2002)
Rogers, M.A., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 276(22):19440-19451(2001)
Zhumabaeva, B.D., et al. Mol. Biol. (Mosk.) 26(4):813-820(1992)
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