|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001654, 4502211|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||Predicted: 19 kDa |
Observed: 18 kDa
|Application Notes||ARF6 antibody can be used for detection of ARF6 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.|
|Target/Specificity||ARF6; ARF6 antibody is human, mouse and rat reactive.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||ARF6 antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year.|
|Precautions||ARF6 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||GTP-binding protein involved in protein trafficking that regulates endocytic recycling and cytoskeleton remodeling. Required for normal completion of mitotic cytokinesis. Plays a role in the reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton and the formation of stress fibers. May also modulate vesicle budding and uncoating within the Golgi apparatus. Involved in the regulation of dendritic spine development, contributing to the regulation of dendritic branching and filopodia extension. Functions as an allosteric activator of the cholera toxin catalytic subunit, an ADP-ribosyltransferase.|
|Cellular Location||Golgi apparatus. Cell membrane; Lipid- anchor. Endosome membrane; Lipid-anchor. Recycling endosome membrane; Lipid-anchor. Cell projection, filopodium membrane; Lipid-anchor. Midbody. Cytoplasm. Cleavage furrow. Note=Distributed throughout the cytoplasm during metaphase. Transiently detected at the ingressing cleavage furrow during mitotic cytokinesis. Recruited to the midbody at later stages of cytokinesis; this requires interaction with KIF23 (By similarity). Recruited to the cell membrane in association with CYTH2 and ARL4C. Colocalizes with DAB2IP at the plasma membrane and endocytic vesicles.|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitous, with higher levels in heart, substantia nigra, and kidney.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
The ADP-ribosylation factor 6 (ARF6) is a member of the ARF family, which is part of the RAS superfamily (1). The ARF proteins are small guanine nucleotide-binding proteins that stimulate the ADP-ribosyltransferase activity of cholera toxin and play a role in vesicular trafficking and as activators of phospholipase D (2). The product of this gene is localized to the plasma membrane (3), and regulates vesicular trafficking, remodelling of membrane lipids, and signaling pathways that lead to actin remodeling (4).
Graves RA, Tontonoz P, and Spiegelman BM. Analysis of a tissue-specific enhancer: ARF6 regulates adipogenic gene expression. Mol. Cell Biol. 1992; 12:1202-8.
Moss J and Vaughan M. Activation of toxin ADP-ribosyltransferases by eukaryotic ADP-ribosylation factors. Mol Cell Biochem. 1999; 193:153-7.
Cavenagh MM, Whitney JA, Carroll K, et al. Intracellular distribution of Arf proteins in mammalian cells. Arf6 is uniquely localized to the plasma membrane. J. Biol. Chem. 1996; 271:21767-74.
Schweitzer JK, Sedgewick AE, and D’Souza-Schorey C. ARF6-mediated endocytic recycling impacts cell movement, cell division and lipid homestasis. Semin. Cell Dev. Biol. 2011; 22:39-47.
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