|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||P26369, NP_001012496.1, NP_009210.1|
|Calculated MW||53501 Da|
|Antigen Region||1-30 aa|
|Other Names||Splicing factor U2AF 65 kDa subunit, U2 auxiliary factor 65 kDa subunit, hU2AF(65), hU2AF65, U2 snRNP auxiliary factor large subunit, U2AF2, U2AF65|
|Target/Specificity||This U2AF2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 1-30 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human U2AF2.|
|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||U2AF2 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Necessary for the splicing of pre-mRNA. By recruiting PRPF19 and the PRP19C/Prp19 complex/NTC/Nineteen complex to the RNA polymerase II C-terminal domain (CTD), and thereby pre-mRNA, may couple transcription to splicing (PubMed:21536736). Induces cardiac troponin-T (TNNT2) pre-mRNA exon inclusion in muscle. Regulates the TNNT2 exon 5 inclusion through competition with MBNL1. Binds preferentially to a single-stranded structure within the polypyrimidine tract of TNNT2 intron 4 during spliceosome assembly. Required for the export of mRNA out of the nucleus, even if the mRNA is encoded by an intron-less gene. Represses the splicing of MAPT/Tau exon 10.|
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U2 auxiliary factor (U2AF), comprised of a large and a small subunit, is a non-snRNP protein required for the binding of U2 snRNP to the pre-mRNA branch site. This gene encodes the U2AF large subunit which contains a sequence-specific RNA-binding region with 3 RNA recognition motifs and an Arg/Ser-rich domain necessary for splicing. The large subunit binds to the polypyrimidine tract of introns early during spliceosome assembly. Multiple transcript variants have been detected for this gene, but the full-length natures of only two have been determined to date. [provided by RefSeq].
Webby, C.J., et al. Science 325(5936):90-93(2009) Martins de Araujo, M., et al. RNA 15(4):515-523(2009) Corsini, L., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 284(1):630-639(2009) Jenkins, J.L., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 283(48):33641-33649(2008) Izquierdo, J.M. Mol. Biol. Cell 19(8):3299-3307(2008)
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