|Application ||WB, IF, ICC, E|
|Other Accession||NP_068779, 11386165|
|Calculated MW||37337 Da|
|Application Notes||Mcl-1 antibody can be used for detection of isoforms Mcl-1L and Mcl-1S by Western blot at 1 to 2 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunocytochemistry starting at 10 µg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Other Names||Mcl-1 Antibody: TM, EAT, MCL1L, MCL1S, Mcl-1, BCL2L3, MCL1-ES, bcl2-L-3, mcl1/EAT, Induced myeloid leukemia cell differentiation protein Mcl-1, Bcl-2-like protein 3, Bcl2-L-3, myeloid cell leukemia sequence 1 (BCL2-related)|
|Target/Specificity||MCL1; Detects isoforms Mcl-1L and Mcl-1S|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Mcl-1 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||Mcl-1 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Involved in the regulation of apoptosis versus cell survival, and in the maintenance of viability but not of proliferation. Mediates its effects by interactions with a number of other regulators of apoptosis. Isoform 1 inhibits apoptosis. Isoform 2 promotes apoptosis.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass membrane protein. Cytoplasm. Mitochondrion. Nucleus, nucleoplasm. Note=Cytoplasmic, associated with mitochondria|
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Mcl-1 Antibody: Myeloid cell leukimia-1 (Mcl-1) is a member of the Bcl-2 family of proteins that can act to promote cell survival. While the mechanism by which Mcl-1 inhibits apoptosis is not known, it is thought that it may heterodimerize and neutralize pro-apoptotic members of the Bcl-2 family such as Bim or Bak. Mcl-1 was originally identified in differentiating myeloid cells, but has since been shown to be expressed in multiple cell types. Mcl-1 is essential for embryogenesis and for the development and maintenance of B and T lymphocytes in animals. Mcl-1 exists as at least three distinct isoforms designated Mcl-1L, Mcl-1S and Mcl-1ES. In marked contrast to the larger isoform of Mcl-1, overexpression of Mcl-1S promotes cell death.
Edwards SW, Derouet M, Howse M, et al. Regulation of neutrophil apoptosis by Mcl-1. Biochem Soc Trans. 2004; 32:489-92.
Cuconati A, Mukherjee C, Perez D, et al. DNA damage response and MCL-1 destruction initiate apoptosis in adenovirus-infected cells. Genes and Dev. 2003; 17:2922-32.
Opferman JT, Letai A, Beard C, et al. Development and maintenance of B and T lymphocytes require antiapoptotic MCL-1. Nature 2003; 426:671-6.
Kozopas KM, Yang T, Buchan HL, et al. MCL1, a gene expressed in programmed myeloid cell differentiation, has sequence similarity to BCL2. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 1993; 90:3516-20.
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