|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||Q14249, 24638471|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||32620 Da|
|Application Notes||EndoG monoclonal antibody can be used for detection of EndoG by Western blot at 5 - 10 µg/mL.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||EndoG monoclonal antibody can be stored at -20℃, stable for one year.|
|Precautions||EndoG Antibody [7F2D7] is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Cleaves DNA at double-stranded (DG)n.(DC)n and at single-stranded (DC)n tracts. In addition to deoxyribonuclease activities, also has ribonuclease (RNase) and RNase H activities. Capable of generating the RNA primers required by DNA polymerase gamma to initiate replication of mitochondrial DNA (By similarity).|
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EndoG Monoclonal Antibody: The fragmentation of nuclear DNA is a hallmark of apoptotic cell death. The activities of caspase and nuclease are involved in the DNA fragmentation. Caspase-activated deoxyribonuclease (CAD), also termed DNA fragmentation factor (DFF40), is one such nuclease, and is capable of inducing DNA fragmentation and chromatin condensation after cleavage by caspase-3 of its inhibitor ICAD/DFF45. Caspase and CAD independent DNA fragmentation also exists. Recent studies demonstrated that another nuclease, endonuclease G (EndoG), is specifically activated by apoptotic stimuli and is able to induce nucleosomal fragmentation of DNA independently of caspase and DFF/CAD. EndoG is a mitochondrion-specific nuclease that translocates to the nucleus and cleaves chromatin DNA during apoptosis. The homologue of mammalian EndoG is the first mitochondrial protein identified to be involved in apoptosis in C. elegans. EndoG also cleaves DNA in vitro.
Li LY, Luo X, Wang X. Endonuclease G is an apoptotic DNase when released from mitochondria. Nature 2001; 412:95-9.
Parrish J, Li L, Klotz K, et al. Mitochondrial endonuclease G is important for apoptosis in C. elegans. Nature 2001; 412:90-4
Hengartner MO. Apoptosis. DNA destroyers. Nature 2001; 412:27, 29.
Widlak P, Li LY, Wang X, et al. Action of recombinant human apoptotic endonuclease G on naked DNA and chromatin substrates: cooperation with exonuclease and DNase I. J. Biol. Chem. 2001; 276:48404-9.
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