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Vinculin Antibody (C-term) Blocking peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession P18206
Clone Names 80220178
Peptide ID 80220178
Additional Information
Gene ID 7414
Other Names Vinculin, Metavinculin, MV, VCL
Target/Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP7426b was selected from the C-term region of human VINC. 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 VCL
Function Actin filament (F-actin)-binding protein involved in cell-matrix adhesion and cell-cell adhesion. Regulates cell- surface E-cadherin expression and potentiates mechanosensing by the E-cadherin complex. May also play important roles in cell morphology and locomotion.
Cellular Location Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Cell junction, adherens junction. Cell membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side. Cell junction, focal adhesion. Note=Cytoplasmic face of adhesion plaques. Recruitment to cell-cell junctions occurs in a myosin II- dependent manner. Interaction with CTNNB1 is necessary for its localization to the cell-cell junctions (By similarity) Colocalizes with LIMD1 in the focal adhesions.
Tissue Location Metavinculin is muscle-specific.
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VINC is a cytoskeletal protein associated with cell-cell and cell-matrix junctions, where it is thought to function as one of several interacting proteins involved in anchoring F-actin to the membrane. Defects in VCL are the cause of cardiomyopathy dilated type 1W. Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disorder characterized by ventricular dilation and impaired systolic function, resulting in congestive heart failure and arrhythmia.


Moiseyeva E.P., Weller P.A.J. Biol. Chem. 268:4318-4325(1993) Sun N., Critchley D.R., Paulin D.Biochem. J. 409:657-667(2008)Izard T., Evans G., Borgon R.A.Nature 427:171-175(2004)

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$ 80.00
Cat# BP7426b
(40 western blots)
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