|Other Names||Dynactin subunit 4, Dyn4, Dynactin subunit p62, DCTN4|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP13454a was selected from the N-term region of DCTN4. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Could have a dual role in dynein targeting and in ACTR1A/Arp1 subunit of dynactin pointed-end capping. Could be involved in ACTR1A pointed-end binding and in additional roles in linking dynein and dynactin to the cortical cytoskeleton.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, microtubule organizing center, centrosome. Note=In skeletal muscles, demonstrates a punctate distribution along costameres (By similarity). Has a punctate cytoplasmic distribution as well as centrosomal distribution typical of dynactin. Overexpression does not disrupt microtubule organization or the integrity of the Golgi but does cause both cytosolic and nuclear distribution, suggesting that this polypeptide may be targeted to the nucleus at very high expression levels.|
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DCTN4 could have a dual role in dynein targeting and in ACTR1A/Arp1 subunit of dynactin pointed-end capping. Could be involved in ACTR1A pointed-end binding and in additional roles in linking dynein and dynactin to the cortical cytoskeleton.
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