|Other Names||Ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme E2 E3, UbcH9, Ubiquitin carrier protein E3, Ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme E2-23 kDa, Ubiquitin-protein ligase E3, UBE2E3, UBCE4, UBCH9|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP2170a was selected from the N-term region of human UBCH9 . 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.|
|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||Accepts ubiquitin from the E1 complex and catalyzes its covalent attachment to other proteins. In vitro catalyzes 'Lys- 11'- and 'Lys-48'-, as well as 'Lys-63'-linked polyubiquitination. Participates in the regulation of transepithelial sodium transport in renal cells. May be involved in cell growth arrest.|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus. Cytoplasm. Note=Shuttles between the nucleus and cytoplasm in a IPO11-dependent manner|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitously expressed at low levels. Highly expressed in skeletal muscle.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
The modification of proteins with ubiquitin is an important cellular mechanism for targeting abnormal or short-lived proteins for degradation. Ubiquitination involves at least three classes of enzymes: ubiquitin-activating enzymes, or E1s, ubiquitin-conjugating enzymes, or E2s, and ubiquitin-protein ligases, or E3s. UBCH9 is a member of the E2 ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme family. The encoded protein shares 100% sequence identity with the mouse and rat counterparts, which indicates that this enzyme is highly conserved in eukaryotes. Two alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found.
Ito, K., et al., Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 84 (1-2), 99-104 (1999).
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