|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Other Accession||Q5W9D5, Q9QYS9, Q5W9D7, Q6P104, Q32NN2, Q5W9D6|
|Predicted||Xenopus, Zebrafish, Bovine, Horse, Mouse, Pig|
|Calculated MW||37671 Da|
|Antigen Region||1-30 aa|
|Other Names||Protein quaking, Hqk, HqkI, QKI, HKQ|
|Target/Specificity||This QKI antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 1-30 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human QKI.|
|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||QKI Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||RNA-binding protein that plays a central role in myelinization (PubMed:16641098). Binds to the 5'-NACUAAY-N(1,20)- UAAY-3' RNA core sequence. Regulates target mRNA stability (PubMed:23630077). In addition, acts by regulating pre-mRNA splicing, mRNA export and protein translation. Required to protect and promote stability of mRNAs such as MBP and CDKN1B. Regulator of oligodendrocyte differentiation and maturation in the brain that may play a role in myelin and oligodendrocyte dysfunction in schizophrenia (PubMed:16641098). Participates in mRNA transport by regulating the nuclear export of MBP mRNA. Also involved in regulation of mRNA splicing of MAG pre-mRNA. Acts as a translational repressor (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus. Cytoplasm|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in the frontal cortex of brain. Down-regulated in the brain of schizophrenic patients|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
QKI belongs to a family of RNA-binding proteins that have an HNRNPK homology (KH) domain embedded in a 200-amino acid region called the GSG domain. Other members of this family include SAM68 (KHDRBS1) and SF1.
Zhao,L., J. Neurosci. 26 (44), 11278-11286 (2006)
Haroutunian,V., Am J Psychiatry 163 (10), 1834-1837 (2006)
Aberg,K., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103 (19), 7482-7487 (2006)
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