|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||Q3TCH7, NP_001008895.1, NP_003580.1|
|Calculated MW||87680 Da|
|Antigen Region||31-60 aa|
|Other Names||Cullin-4A, CUL-4A, CUL4A|
|Target/Specificity||This CUL4A antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 31-60 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human CUL4A.|
|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||CUL4A Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Core component of multiple cullin-RING-based E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase complexes which mediate the ubiquitination of target proteins. As a scaffold protein may contribute to catalysis through positioning of the substrate and the ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme. The E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase activity of the complex is dependent on the neddylation of the cullin subunit and is inhibited by the association of the deneddylated cullin subunit with TIP120A/CAND1. The functional specificity of the E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase complex depends on the variable substrate recognition component. DCX(DET1-COP1) directs ubiquitination of JUN. DCX(DDB2) directs ubiquitination of XPC. DCX(DDB2) ubiquitinates histones H3-H4 and is required for efficient histone deposition during replication-coupled (H3.1) and replication-independent (H3.3) nucleosome assembly, probably by facilitating the transfer of H3 from ASF1A/ASF1B to other chaperones involved in histone deposition. DCX(DTL) plays a role in PCNA-dependent polyubiquitination of CDT1 and MDM2-dependent ubiquitination of TP53 in response to radiation-induced DNA damage and during DNA replication. In association with DDB1 and SKP2 probably is involved in ubiquitination of CDKN1B/p27kip. Is involved in ubiquitination of HOXA9. DCX(DTL) directs autoubiquitination of DTL.|
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CUL4A is the ubiquitin ligase component of a multimeric complex involved in the degradation of DNA damage-response proteins (Liu et al., 2009 [PubMed 19481525]).
Aggarwal, P., et al. Cancer Cell 18(4):329-340(2010)
Abbas, T., et al. Mol. Cell 40(1):9-21(2010)
Lv, X.B., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 285(24):18234-18240(2010)
Kerzendorfer, C., et al. Hum. Mol. Genet. 19(7):1324-1334(2010)
Melchor, L., et al. Breast Cancer Res. 11 (6), R86 (2009) :
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