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SKA2 Antibody

  • WB - SKA2 Antibody ASC10982
    Western blot analysis of SKA2 in 3T3 cell lysate with SKA2 antibody at (A) 0.5 and (B) 1 µg/mL.
Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession Q8WVK7
Other Accession NP_872426, 32699054
Reactivity Human, Mouse
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype IgG
Calculated MW 14188 Da
Application Notes SKA2 antibody can be used for detection of SKA2 by Western blot at 0.5 - 1 µg/mL.
Additional Information
Gene ID 348235
Target/Specificity SKA2;
Reconstitution & Storage SKA2 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.
PrecautionsSKA2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name SKA2
Synonyms FAM33A
Function Component of the SKA1 complex, a microtubule-binding subcomplex of the outer kinetochore that is essential for proper chromosome segregation. Required for timely anaphase onset during mitosis, when chromosomes undergo bipolar attachment on spindle microtubules leading to silencing of the spindle checkpoint. The SKA1 complex is a direct component of the kinetochore-microtubule interface and directly associates with microtubules as oligomeric assemblies. The complex facilitates the processive movement of microspheres along a microtubule in a depolymerization-coupled manner. In the complex, it is required for SKA1 localization.
Cellular Location Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, spindle. Chromosome, centromere, kinetochore. Note=Localizes to the outer kinetochore and spindle microtubules during mitosis in a NDC80 complex-dependent manner. Localizes to both the mitotic spindle and kinetochore-associated proteins
Research Areas
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SKA2 Antibody: Upon entry into mitosis, the cell's microtubule (MT) network forms the mitotic spindle, allowing the segregation of paired chromosomes. Proteinaceous structures on centromeric chromatin termed kinetochores (KT) are essential for the proper attachment of the chromosomes to the spindle MTs. A recently discovered spindle and kinetochore complex, comprised of proteins SKA1, SKA2, and SKA3, has been found to be required for stable KT-MT interactions and timely anaphase onset. Depletion of either SKA1 or SKA2 by siRNA results in the loss of both proteins from the KT, but does not impact overall KT structure. Cells depleted of the SKA complex undergo a prolonged checkpoint-dependent delay in a metaphase-like state, indicating the importance of the SKA complex in the maintenance of the metaphase plate and spindle checkpoint silencing. SKA2 has also been shown to interact with glucocorticoid receptors and to be involved in glucocorticoid signaling and cell proliferation.


Cleveland DW, Mao Y, and Sullivan KF. Centromeres and kinetochores: from epigenetics to mitotic checkpoint signaling. Cell2003; 112:407-21.
Hanisch A, Sillje HHW, and Nigg EA. Timely anaphase onset requires a novel spindle and kinetochore complex comprising Ska1 and Ska EMBO J.2006; 25:5504-15.
Gaitanos TN, Santamaria A, Jeyaprakash AA, et al. Stable kinetochore-microtubule interactions depend on the Ska complex and its new component Ska3/C13Orf EMBO J.2009; 28:1442-52.
Rice L, Water CE, Eccles J, et al. Identification and functional analysis of SKA2 interaction with the glucocorticoid receptor. J. Endocrinol.2008; 198:499-509.

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$ 310.00
Cat# ASC10982
(40 western blots)
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