|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||Q4R5S7, NP_001160005.1, NP_001136021.1|
|Calculated MW||79308 Da|
|Antigen Region||103-131 aa|
|Other Names||Probable ATP-dependent RNA helicase DDX4, DEAD box protein 4, Vasa homolog, DDX4, VASA|
|Target/Specificity||This DDX4 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 103-131 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human DDX4.|
|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||DDX4 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||May play a role in germ cell development. May play a role in sperm motility.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Cytoplasm, perinuclear region|
|Tissue Location||Expressed only in ovary and testis. Expressed in migratory primordial germ cells in the region of the gonadal ridge in both sexes.|
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DEAD box proteins, characterized by the conserved motif Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp (DEAD), are putative RNA helicases. They are implicated in a number of cellular processes involving alteration of RNA secondary structure such as translation initiation, nuclear and mitochondrial splicing, and ribosome and spliceosome assembly. Based on their distribution patterns, some members of this family are believed to be involved in embryogenesis, spermatogenesis, and cellular growth and division. This gene encodes a DEAD box protein, which is a homolog of VASA proteins in Drosophila and several other species. The gene is specifically expressed in the germ cell lineage in both sexes and functions in germ cell development. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
Tilgner, K., et al. Stem Cells 28(1):84-92(2010)
Sugimoto, K., et al. J. Hum. Genet. 54(8):450-456(2009)
Hashimoto, H., et al. Gynecol. Oncol. 111(2):312-319(2008)
Albamonte, M.S., et al. Hum. Reprod. 23(8):1895-1901(2008)
Guo, X., et al. Asian J. Androl. 9(3):339-344(2007)
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