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SET7 Antibody (N-term) Blocking Peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession Q8WTS6
Clone Names 4020603
Peptide ID 4020603
Additional Information
Gene ID 80854
Other Names Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase SETD7, Histone H3-K4 methyltransferase SETD7, H3-K4-HMTase SETD7, Lysine N-methyltransferase 7, SET domain-containing protein 7, SET7/9, SETD7, KIAA1717, KMT7, SET7, SET9
Target/Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP1194a was selected from the N-term region of human SET7. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.
Format The synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml deionized water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.
PrecautionsThis product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name SETD7
Synonyms KIAA1717, KMT7, SET7, SET9
Function Histone methyltransferase that specifically monomethylates 'Lys-4' of histone H3. H3 'Lys-4' methylation represents a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional activation. Plays a central role in the transcriptional activation of genes such as collagenase or insulin. Recruited by IPF1/PDX-1 to the insulin promoter, leading to activate transcription. Has also methyltransferase activity toward non-histone proteins such as p53/TP53, TAF10, and possibly TAF7 by recognizing and binding the [KR]-[STA]-K in substrate proteins. Monomethylates 'Lys-189' of TAF10, leading to increase the affinity of TAF10 for RNA polymerase II. Monomethylates 'Lys-372' of p53/TP53, stabilizing p53/TP53 and increasing p53/TP53-mediated transcriptional activation.
Cellular Location Nucleus. Chromosome.
Tissue Location Widely expressed. Expressed in pancreatic islets
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Histone methyltransferases (HMTases) selectively methylate evolutionarily conserved arginine or lysine residues, primarily in the N-terminal tails of histones H3 and H4. Signal transduction pathways affecting the N-terminal tails of histones lead to a number of post-translational modifications including acetylation, phosphorylation, poly(ADP-ribosylation), ubiquitination and methylation. These modifications play critical roles in regulating chromatin structure and gene expression. Set7/9 is a histone specific HMTase that methylates histone H3 lysine 4. Set7/9 transfers methyl groups to lysine 4 of histone H3 in complex with S-adenosyl-L-methionine. In yeast, H4-K20 methylation does not have any apparent role in the regulation of gene expression or heterochromatin function; rather it appears to play a role in DNA damage response. Loss of Set9 activity or mutation of H4-K20 markedly impairs yeast cell survival after genotoxic challenge and compromises the ability of cells to maintain checkpoint mediated cell cycle arrest. Genetic experiments link Set9 to Crb2, a homolog of the mammalian checkpoint protein 53BP1, and the enzyme is required for Crb2 localization to sites of DNA damage.


Chuikov, S., et al., Nature 432(7015):353-360 (2004).Wysocka, J., et al., Genes Dev. 17(7):896-911 (2003).Xiao, B., et al., Nature 421(6923):652-656 (2003).Kwon, T., et al., EMBO J. 22(2):292-303 (2003).Nishioka, K., et al., Genes Dev. 16(4):479-489 (2002).

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$ 80.00
Cat# BP1194a
(40 western blots)
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