|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_976037.1, NP_976036.1, NP_002885.1|
|Calculated MW||101942 Da|
|Antigen Region||763-792 aa|
|Other Names||DNA endonuclease RBBP8, 31--, CtBP-interacting protein, CtIP, Retinoblastoma-binding protein 8, RBBP-8, Retinoblastoma-interacting protein and myosin-like, RIM, Sporulation in the absence of SPO11 protein 2 homolog, SAE2, RBBP8, CTIP|
|Target/Specificity||This RBBP8 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 763-792 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human RBBP8.|
|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||RBBP8 Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Endonuclease that cooperates with the MRE11-RAD50-NBN (MRN) complex in DNA-end resection, the first step of double- strand break (DSB) repair through the homologous recombination (HR) pathway. HR is restricted to S and G2 phases of the cell cycle and preferentially repairs DSBs resulting from replication fork collapse. Key determinant of DSB repair pathway choice, as it commits cells to HR by preventing classical non-homologous end- joining (NHEJ). Functions downstream of the MRN complex and ATM, promotes ATR activation and its recruitment to DSBs in the S/G2 phase facilitating the generation of ssDNA. Component of the BRCA1-RBBP8 complex that regulates CHEK1 activation and controls cell cycle G2/M checkpoints on DNA damage (PubMed:10764811, PubMed:10910365, PubMed:15485915, PubMed:16581787, PubMed:16818604, PubMed:17965729, PubMed:19202191, PubMed:19759395, PubMed:20064462, PubMed:20829486). During immunoglobulin heavy chain class-switch recombination, promotes microhomology-mediated alternative end joining (A-NHEJ) and plays an essential role in chromosomal translocations (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus Chromosome. Note=Associates with sites of DNA damage in S/G2 phase (PubMed:10764811, Ref.29). Ubiquitinated RBBP8 binds to chromatin following DNA damage (PubMed:16818604)|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in ER-positive breast cancer lines, but tends to be down-regulated ER-negative cells (at protein level).|
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The protein encoded by this gene is a ubiquitously expressed nuclear protein. It is found among several proteins that bind directly to retinoblastoma protein, which regulates cell proliferation. This protein complexes with transcriptional co-repressor CTBP. It is also associated with BRCA1 and is thought to modulate the functions of BRCA1 in transcriptional regulation, DNA repair, and/or cell cycle checkpoint control. It is suggested that this gene may itself be a tumor suppressor acting in the same pathway as BRCA1. Three transcript variants encoding two different isoforms have been found for this gene. More transcript variants exist, but their full-length natures have not been determined.
Kaidi, A., et al. Science 329(5997):1348-1353(2010)
Thye, T., et al. Nat. Genet. 42(9):739-741(2010)
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Yasuno, K., et al. Nat. Genet. 42(5):420-425(2010)
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