|Application ||WB, IHC-P, FC, E|
|Calculated MW||48457 Da|
|Antigen Region||144-173 aa|
|Other Names||m7GpppN-mRNA hydrolase, Nucleoside diphosphate-linked moiety X motif 20, Nudix motif 20, mRNA-decapping enzyme 2, hDpc, DCP2, NUDT20|
|Target/Specificity||This DCP2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 144-173 amino acids from the Central region of human DCP2.|
|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||DCP2 Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Decapping metalloenzyme that catalyzes the cleavage of the cap structure on mRNAs. Removes the 7-methyl guanine cap structure from mRNA molecules, yielding a 5'-phosphorylated mRNA fragment and 7m-GDP. Necessary for the degradation of mRNAs, both in normal mRNA turnover and in nonsense-mediated mRNA decay. Plays a role in replication-dependent histone mRNA degradation. Has higher activity towards mRNAs that lack a poly(A) tail. Has no activity towards a cap structure lacking an RNA moiety.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm, P-body. Nucleus. Note=Predominantly cytoplasmic, in processing bodies (PB). A minor amount is nuclear|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in brain and testis. Not detected in heart (at protein level).|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
DCP2 is a key component of an mRNA-decapping complex required for removal of the 5-prime cap from mRNA prior to its degradation from the 5-prime end (Fenger-Gron et al., 2005).
Yamochi,T., et.al., Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 370 (1), 195-199 (2008)
Li,Y., et.al., Mol. Cell. Biol. 28 (3), 939-948 (2008)
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