ACTN4 Antibody (monoclonal) (M01)
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant ACTN4.
|Application ||WB, IHC, IF, E|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||104854 Da|
|Other Names||Alpha-actinin-4, F-actin cross-linking protein, Non-muscle alpha-actinin 4, ACTN4|
|Target/Specificity||ACTN4 (NP_004915, 592 a.a. ~ 701 a.a) partial recombinant protein with GST tag. MW of the GST tag alone is 26 KDa.|
|Format||Clear, colorless solution in phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.2 .|
|Storage||Store at -20°C or lower. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Precautions||ACTN4 Antibody (monoclonal) (M01) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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Alpha actinins belong to the spectrin gene superfamily which represents a diverse group of cytoskeletal proteins, including the alpha and beta spectrins and dystrophins. Alpha actinin is an actin-binding protein with multiple roles in different cell types. In nonmuscle cells, the cytoskeletal isoform is found along microfilament bundles and adherens-type junctions, where it is involved in binding actin to the membrane. In contrast, skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle isoforms are localized to the Z-disc and analogous dense bodies, where they help anchor the myofibrillar actin filaments. This gene encodes a nonmuscle, alpha actinin isoform which is concentrated in the cytoplasm, and thought to be involved in metastatic processes. Mutations in this gene have been associated with focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis.
1.RNAi-mediated down-regulation of alpha-actinin-4 decreases invasion potential in oral squamous cell carcinoma.Yamada S, Yanamoto S, Yoshida H, Yoshitomi I, Kawasaki G, Mizuno A, Nemoto TK.Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]
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