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FNTA Antibody (Center)

Purified Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody (Pab)

  • WB - FNTA Antibody (Center) AP2420a
    The anti-FNTA Pab (Cat. #AP2420a) is used in Western blot to detect FNTA in mouse brain tissue lysate.
Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession P49354
Other Accession Q04631, Q61239, P29702
Reactivity Human, Mouse
Predicted Bovine, Rat
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype Rabbit Ig
Calculated MW 44409 Da
Antigen Region 88-118 aa
Additional Information
Gene ID 2339
Other Names Protein farnesyltransferase/geranylgeranyltransferase type-1 subunit alpha, CAAX farnesyltransferase subunit alpha, FTase-alpha, Ras proteins prenyltransferase subunit alpha, Type I protein geranyl-geranyltransferase subunit alpha, GGTase-I-alpha, FNTA
Target/Specificity This FNTA antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 88-118 amino acids from the Central region of human FNTA.
Dilution WB~~1:1000
Format Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.
StorageMaintain 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.
PrecautionsFNTA Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Function Essential subunit of both the farnesyltransferase and the geranylgeranyltransferase complex. Contributes to the transfer of a farnesyl or geranylgeranyl moiety from farnesyl or geranylgeranyl diphosphate to a cysteine at the fourth position from the C-terminus of several proteins having the C-terminal sequence Cys-aliphatic-aliphatic-X. May positively regulate neuromuscular junction development downstream of MUSK via its function in RAC1 prenylation and activation.
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FNTA, also known as CAAX farnesyltransferase (FTase), attaches a farnesyl group from farnesyl pyrophosphate to cysteine residues at the fourth position from the C terminus of proteins that end in the so-called CAAX box, where C is cysteine, A is usually but not always an aliphatic amino acid, and X is typically methionine or serine. This type of posttranslational modification provides a mechanism for membrane localization of proteins that lack a transmembrane domain. This enzyme has the remarkable property of farnesylating peptides as short as four residues in length that conform to the CAAX consensus sequence. FNTA is also a specific cytoplasmic interactor of the transforming growth factor-beta and activin type I receptors. It is likely to be a key component of the signaling pathway which involves p21ras, an important substrate for farnesyltransferase.


Wang, T., et al., Science 271(5252):1120-1122 (1996).
Zhang, F.L., et al., J. Biol. Chem. 269(5):3175-3180 (1994).
Andres, D.A., et al., Genomics 18(1):105-112 (1993).
Omer, C.A., et al., Biochemistry 32(19):5167-5176 (1993).

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Cat# AP2420a
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