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KPNA5 Antibody

  • IHC - KPNA5 Antibody ASC11209
    Immunohistochemistry of KPNA5 in human testis tissue with KPNA5 antibody at 5 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 O15131
Other Accession CAH71948, 55664992
Reactivity Human
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype IgG
Calculated MW 60349 Da
Application Notes KPNA5 antibody can be used for detection of KPNA5 by immunohistochemistry at 5 µg/mL.
Additional Information
Gene ID 3841
Target/Specificity KPNA5; KPNA5 antibody is human specific. KPNA5 antibody is predicted to not cross-react with other Importin alpha family members.
Reconstitution & Storage KPNA5 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.
PrecautionsKPNA5 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name KPNA5
Function Functions in nuclear protein import as an adapter protein for nuclear receptor KPNB1. Binds specifically and directly to substrates containing either a simple or bipartite NLS motif. Docking of the importin/substrate complex to the nuclear pore complex (NPC) is mediated by KPNB1 through binding to nucleoporin FxFG repeats and the complex is subsequently translocated through the pore by an energy requiring, Ran- dependent mechanism. At the nucleoplasmic side of the NPC, Ran binds to importin-beta and the three components separate and importin-alpha and -beta are re-exported from the nucleus to the cytoplasm where GTP hydrolysis releases Ran from importin. The directionality of nuclear import is thought to be conferred by an asymmetric distribution of the GTP- and GDP-bound forms of Ran between the cytoplasm and nucleus. Mediates nuclear import of STAT1 homodimers and STAT1/STAT2 heterodimers by recognizing non- classical NLSs of STAT1 and STAT2 through ARM repeats 8-9. Recognizes influenza A virus nucleoprotein through ARM repeat 7-9 In vitro, mediates the nuclear import of human cytomegalovirus UL84 by recognizing a non-classical NLS.
Cellular Location Cytoplasm.
Tissue Location Testis.
Research Areas
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KPNA5 Antibody: Karyopherin, a cytosolic and heterodimeric protein complex consisting of alpha and beta subunits, is responsible for targeting proteins with nuclear localization signals to the nuclear pore complex (NPC) by an energy requiring, Ran-dependent mechanism. The alpha subunit and imported substrate enter the nucleus and accumulate in the nucleoplasm, while the beta subunit accumulates at the NPC. KPNA5 belongs to a subfamily within the KPNA family that also includes KPNA4 and 6 and is thought to be involved in NLS-dependent protein import into the nucleus.


Moroianu J. Molecular mechanisms of nuclear protein transport. Crit. Rev. Eukaryot. Gene. Expr. 1997; 7:61-72.
Gilchrist D and Rexach M. Molecular basis for the rapid dissociation of nuclear localization signals from karyopherin alpha in the nucleoplasm. J. Biol. Chem. 2003; 278: 51937-49.
Kohler MC, Fiebeler M, Hartwig S, et al. Evidence for distinct substrate specificity of importin alpha family members in nuclear protein import. Mol. Cell. Biol. 1999; 19:7782-91.

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$ 310.00
Cat# ASC11209
(40 western blots)
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