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RAD51 Antibody (Center) Blocking Peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession Q06609
Clone Names 80612012
Peptide ID 80612012
Additional Information
Gene ID 5888
Other Names DNA repair protein RAD51 homolog 1, HsRAD51, hRAD51, RAD51 homolog A, RAD51, RAD51A, RECA
Target/Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP2825c was selected from the Center region of human RAD51. 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.
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 RAD51
Synonyms RAD51A, RECA
Function Participates in a common DNA damage response pathway associated with the activation of homologous recombination and double-strand break repair. Binds to single and double-stranded DNA and exhibits DNA-dependent ATPase activity. Underwinds duplex DNA and forms helical nucleoprotein filaments. Part of a PALB2- scaffolded HR complex containing BRCA2 and RAD51C and which is thought to play a role in DNA repair by HR. Plays a role in regulating mitochondrial DNA copy number under conditions of oxidative stress in the presence of RAD51C and XRCC3.
Cellular Location Nucleus. Cytoplasm. Cytoplasm, perinuclear region. Mitochondrion matrix. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, microtubule organizing center, centrosome. Note=Colocalizes with RAD51AP1 and RPA2 to multiple nuclear foci upon induction of DNA damage. DNA damage induces an increase in nuclear levels. Together with FIGNL1, redistributed in discrete nuclear DNA damage-induced foci after ionizing radiation (IR) or camptothecin (CPT) treatment Accumulated at sites of DNA damage in a SPIDR-dependent manner
Tissue Location Highly expressed in testis and thymus, followed by small intestine, placenta, colon, pancreas and ovary Weakly expressed in breast
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RAD51 a member of the RAD51 protein family. RAD51 family members are highly similar to bacterial RecA and Saccharomyces cerevisiae Rad51, and are known to be involved in the homologous recombination and repair of DNA. This protein can interact with the ssDNA-binding protein RPA and RAD52, and it is thought to play roles in homologous pairing and strand transfer of DNA. This protein is also found to interact with BRCA1 and BRCA2, which may be important for the cellular response to DNA damage. BRCA2 is shown to regulate both the intracellular localization and DNA-binding ability of this protein. Loss of these controls following BRCA2 inactivation may be a key event leading to genomic instability and tumorigenesis.


Urbanska,K., J. Cell. Physiol. 219 (2), 392-401 (2009)Hilario,J., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 106 (2), 361-368 (2009)Balakrishnan,K., BMC Biochem. 10, 2 (2009)

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$ 80.00
Cat# BP2825c
(40 western blots)
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