|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_056073, 150010552|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||133630 Da|
|Application Notes||FKBP15 antibody can be used for detection of FKBP15 by Western blot at 1 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 2.5 µg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||FKBP15 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||FKBP15 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||May be involved in the cytoskeletal organization of neuronal growth cones. Seems to be inactive as a PPIase (By similarity). Involved in the transport of early endosomes at the level of transition between microfilament-based and microtubule- based movement.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Cell projection, axon. Early endosome Note=Present in axons and neuronal growth cones.|
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FKBP15 Antibody: FKBP15, also known as FKBP133, is a member of the FK506-binding protein family, a group of proteins initially identified as immunophilins, targets for the immunosupressant drugs FK506 and Rapamycin. FKBP15 is expressed in the developing nervous system and contains a domain similar to Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein homology region 1 (WH1) in addition to the FK506-binding protein motif. FKBP15 is distributed along the axonal shafts and partially co-localizes with F-actin in the growth cones of dorsal root ganglion neurons; overexpression of FKBP15 resulted in the number of filopodia in transfected neurons, suggesting that FKBP15 modulates growth cone behavior. FKBP15 has also been shown to associate with both microtubules and the actin filament systems and disruption of its expression by RNAi resulted in delayed transport of early endosomes in HeLa cells indicating that FKBP15 is also involved in the transport of early endosomes. At least three isoforms of FKBP15 are known to exist.
Nakajima O, Nakamura F, Yamashita N, et al. FKBP133: A novel mouse FK506-binding protein homolog alters growth cone morphology. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm.2006; 346:140-9.
Snyder SH, Lai MM, and Burnett PE. Immunophilins in the nervous system. Neuron1998; 21:283-94.
Viklund I-M, Aspenstrom P, Meas-Yedid V, et al. WAFL, a new protein involved in regulation of early endocytic transport at the intersection of actin and microtubule dynamics. Exp. Cell Res.2009; 315:1040-52.
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