|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_004322, 4138825|
|Calculated MW||Predicted: 24 kDa |
Observed: 36, 40 kDa
|Application Notes||Bnip3L antibody can be used for detection of Bnip3L by Western blot at 1 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 2 µg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 10 µg/mL.|
|Other Names||Bnip3L Antibody: NIX, BNIP3a, BNIP3A, BNIP3H, NIX, Adenovirus E1B19K-binding protein B5, NIP3L, BCL2/adenovirus E1B 19kDa interacting protein 3-like|
|Target/Specificity||BNIP3L; At least two isoforms of Bnip3L are known to exist.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Bnip3L antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.|
|Precautions||Bnip3L Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||BNIP3A, BNIP3H, NIX|
|Function||Induces apoptosis. Interacts with viral and cellular anti-apoptosis proteins. Can overcome the suppressors BCL-2 and BCL-XL, although high levels of BCL-XL expression will inhibit apoptosis. Inhibits apoptosis induced by BNIP3. Involved in mitochondrial quality control via its interaction with SPATA18/MIEAP: in response to mitochondrial damage, participates to mitochondrial protein catabolic process (also named MALM) leading to the degradation of damaged proteins inside mitochondria. The physical interaction of SPATA18/MIEAP, BNIP3 and BNIP3L/NIX at the mitochondrial outer membrane regulates the opening of a pore in the mitochondrial double membrane in order to mediate the translocation of lysosomal proteins from the cytoplasm to the mitochondrial matrix. May function as a tumor suppressor.|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus envelope. Endoplasmic reticulum. Mitochondrion outer membrane. Membrane; Single-pass membrane protein. Note=Colocalizes with SPATA18 at the mitochondrion outer membrane|
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Bnip3L Antibody: Members in the Bcl-2 family are critical regulators of apoptosis by either inhibiting or promoting cell death. Bcl-2 homology 3 (BH3) domain is a potent death domain. BH3 domain containing pro-apoptotic proteins, including Bad, Bax, Bid, Bik, Hrk, Nip3, and Bim, form a growing subclass of the Bcl-2 family. A novel BH3 domain containing protein was recently identified and designated Bnip3L, Bnip3alpha, and Nix (for Nip3-like protein X). Bnip3L/Bnip3alpha/Nix is a homolog of the E1B 19K/Bcl-2 binding and pro-apoptotic protein Bnip3. Overexpression of Bnip3L induces apoptosis. Bnip3L interacts with and overcomes suppresses by Bcl-2 and Bcl-xL. Bnip3L is localized in mitochondria. The messenger RNA of Bnip3L is ubiquitously expressed in human tissues. Bnip3L and Bnip3 form a new subfamily of the pro-apoptotic mitochondrial proteins.
Matsushima M, Fujiwara T, Takahashi E, et al. Isolation, mapping, and functional analysis of a novel human cDNA (BNIP3L) encoding a protein homologous to human NIP3. Genes Chromosomes Cancer 1998; 21:230-5
Yasuda M, Han JW, Dionne CA, et al. BNIP3α: a human homolog of mitochondrial proapoptotic protein BNIP3. Cancer Res. 1999; 59:533-7
Chen G, Cizeau J, Vande Velde C, et al. Nix and Nip3 form a subfamily of pro-apoptotic mitochondrial proteins. J. Biol. Chem. 1999; 274:7-10.
Imazu T, Shimizu S, Tagami S, et al. Bcl-2/E1B 19 kDa-interacting protein 3-like protein (Bnip3L) interacts with bcl-2/Bcl-xL and induces apoptosis by altering mitochondrial membrane permeability. Oncogene 1999;18:4523-9.
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