|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001076007, 130978359|
|Calculated MW||63570 Da|
|Application Notes||TCTN1 antibody can be used for detection of TCTN1 by Western blot at 1 - 2 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 5 µg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||TCTN1 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||TCTN1 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Component of the tectonic-like complex, a complex localized at the transition zone of primary cilia and acting as a barrier that prevents diffusion of transmembrane proteins between the cilia and plasma membranes. Regulator of Hedgehog (Hh), required for both activation and inhibition of the Hh pathway in the patterning of the neural tube. During neural tube development, it is required for formation of the most ventral cell types and for full Hh pathway activation. Functions in Hh signal transduction to fully activate the pathway in the presence of high Hh levels and to repress the pathway in the absence of Hh signals. Modulates Hh signal transduction downstream of SMO and RAB23 (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, cilium basal body. Secreted. Note=Despite the presence of a signal sequence, the full length protein might not be secreted. Localizes at the transition zone, a region between the basal body and the ciliary axoneme.|
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TCTN1 Antibody: TCTN1 is the founding member of the Tectonic protein family, a group of evolutionarily conserved secreted and transmembrane proteins that regulate the Hedgehog (Hh)-mediated patterning of the neural tube. During embryonic development, TCTN1 is expressed in regions that participate in Hh signaling, beginning in the gastrulation stages in the ventral node. Mice expressing mutant TCTN1 die between E13.5 and E16.5 and display holoprosencephaly, a defect associated with reduced Hh signaling, indicating the role of TCTN1 as an Hh activator. At later stages in development, TCTN1 is thought to also act as a repressor on the Hh pathway in the anterior and posterior neural tube.
Reiter JF and Skarnes WC. Tectonic, a novel regulator of the Hedgehog pathwy required for both activation and inhibition. Genes Dev.2006; 20:22-7.
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