|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_055427, 39652628|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||121888 Da|
|Application Notes||FAM120A antibody can be used for detection of FAM120A by Western blot at 0.5 - 1 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 2.5 µg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Target/Specificity||FAM120A; This antibody will not cross-reacti with FAM120B / PGCC1.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||FAM120A 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||FAM120A Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||C9orf10, KIAA0183, OSSA|
|Function||May participate in mRNA transport in the cytoplasm (By similarity). Critical component of the oxidative stress-induced survival signaling. Activates src family kinases and acts as a scaffolding protein enabling src family kinases to phosphorylate and activate PI3-kinase. Binds RNA and promotes the secretion of IGF-II. May play a pivotal role in the progression of scirrhous- type gastric cancer by supporting cancer cell survival in environments with various oxidative stresses.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Cell membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side. Note=Translocates to plasma membrane upon ultraviolet exposure|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitously expressed. Highly expressed in scirrhous-type gastric cancer tissues compared with normal gastric mucosa (at protein level).|
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FAM120A Antibody: FAM120A (C9orf10) is a member of the constitutive coactivator of PPAR gamma family and the gene was mapped to chromosome 9q22.31. FAM120A was recently detected within the Pur-alpha-containing mRNA-protein complex in the brain. As a novel RNA-binding protein, FAM120A is a critical component of the oxidative stress-induced survival signaling. It may participate in mRNA transport in the cytoplasm. FAM120A activates src family kinases and acts as a scaffolding protein enabling src family kinases to phosphorylate and activate PI3-kinase. FAM120A protects cells from apoptosis through activation of SRKs in response to oxidative stress. Blocking of the survival signaling mediated by FAM120A, which sensitizes the cancer cells to stress-induced apoptosis, may be a novel therapeutic approach for gastric scirrhous carcinoma cells.
Holden S and Raymond FL. The human gene CXorf17 encodes a member of a novel family of putative transmembrane proteins: cDNA cloning and characterization of CXorf17 and its mouse ortholog orf34. Gene2003; 318:149-61.
Kobayashi Y, Suzuki K, Kobayashi H, et al. C9orf10 protein, a novel protein component of Puralpha-containing mRNA-protein particles (Puralpha-mRNPs): characterization of developmental and regional expressions in the mouse brain. J. Histochem. Cytochem.2008; 56:723-31.
Tanaka M, Sasaki K, Kamata R, et al. A novel RNA-binding protein, Ossa/C9orf10, regulates activity of Src kinases to protect cells from oxidative stress-induced apoptosis. Mol. Cell. Biol.2009; 29:402-13.
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