|Application ||DB, E|
|Other Accession||Q9TSV5, P20263, O97552, Q06416|
|Predicted||Bovine, Mouse, Pig|
|Calculated MW||38571 Da|
|Other Names||POU domain, class 5, transcription factor 1, Octamer-binding protein 3, Oct-3, Octamer-binding protein 4, Oct-4, Octamer-binding transcription factor 3, OTF-3, POU5F1, OCT3, OCT4, OTF3|
|Target/Specificity||This OCT4 Antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic phosphopeptide corresponding to amino acid residues surrounding S236 of human OCT4.|
|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||Phospho-OCT4(S236) Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||OCT3, OCT4, OTF3|
|Function||Transcription factor that binds to the octamer motif (5'-ATTTGCAT-3'). Forms a trimeric complex with SOX2 on DNA and controls the expression of a number of genes involved in embryonic development such as YES1, FGF4, UTF1 and ZFP206. Critical for early embryogenesis and for embryonic stem cell pluripotency.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Note=Expressed in a diffuse and slightly punctuate pattern|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in developing brain. Highest levels found in specific cell layers of the cortex, the olfactory bulb, the hippocampus and the cerebellum. Low levels of expression in adult tissues.|
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OCT4 encodes a transcription factor containing a POU homeodomain. This transcription factor plays a role in embryonic development, especially during early embryogenesis, and it is necessary for embryonic stem cell pluripotency. A translocation of this gene with the Ewing's sarcoma gene, t(6;22)(p21;q12), has been linked to tumor formation. Alternative splicing, as well as usage of alternative translation initiation codons, results in multiple isoforms, one of which initiates at a non-AUG (CUG) start codon. Related pseudogenes have been identified on chromosomes 1, 3, 8, 10, and 12.
Narwani, K., et al. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Anim. 46 (3-4), 309-316 (2010)
Raya, A., et al. Nat Protoc 5(4):647-660(2010)
Firth, A.L., et al. Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol. 298 (4), L548-L557 (2010)
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