PRMT6 antibody (pAb)

Aliases: HRMT1L6
Catalog No: 61003 Format: 100 µl $435 Buy
Catalog No: 61004 Format: 10 µl $105 Buy

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Antibody Type:
Affinity Purified
Molecular Weight:
42 kDa


Western Blot Validated

Application Notes

Validated Applications:
WB: 1:500 - 1:1,000 dilution

Note: many chromatin-bound proteins are not soluble in a low salt nuclear extract and fractionate to the pellet. Therefore, we recommend a High Salt / Sonication Protocol when preparing nuclear extracts for Western Blot.


This PRMT6 antibody was raised against a peptide corresponding to amino acids within the N-terminal region of PRMT6.


Purified IgG in 70 mM Tris (pH 8), 105 mM NaCl, 31 mM glycine, 0.07 mM EDTA, 30% glycerol and 0.035% sodium azide. Sodium azide is highly toxic.


PRMT6 antibody (pAb) tested by Western blot.

Western blot of PRMT6 antibody.
Nuclear extract of HeLa cells (20 μg) probed with PRMT6 antibody (1:500).


PRMT6 (Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 6, HRMT1L6, ANM6) is a type I arginine methyltransferase. Arginine methylation is a common post-translational modification of histones and other cellular proteins. PRMT6 preferentially methylates arginine residues present in GAR (glycine and arginine-rich) domains. PRMT6 asymmetrically dimethylates histone H3 at Arg2, which is mutually exclusive to methylation at lysine 4 (associated with transcriptional activation), and thus PRMT6 serves as a transcriptional repressor in this context. It can also symmetrically dimethylate H2A and H4 at Arg3 and serves as a coactivator of transcription in concert with nuclear receptors.

Positive Control

Active Motif's HeLa nuclear extract (Catalog No. 36010) can be used as a positive control for PRMT6 antibody.


Some products may be shipped at room temperature. This will not affect their stability or performance. Upon receipt, unconjugated antibodies may be stored at -20°C for up to 2 years. Fluorophore- & enzyme-conjugated antibodies should be stored at 4°C. Fluorophore-conjugated antibodies should be protected from light. Keep reagents on ice when not in storage; to avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles, we recommend aliquoting items that will be stored frozen into single-use fractions prior to freezing.


This product is guaranteed for 6 months from date of receipt.

This product is for research use only and is not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Application Key

  • ChIP = Chromatin Immunoprecipitation;
  • DB = Dot Blot;
  • ELISA = Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay;
  • EMSA = Electrophoretic Mobility Shift Assay
  • FC = Flow Cytometry;
  • ICC = Immunocytochemistry;
  • IF = Immunofluorescence;
  • IHC = Immunohistochemistry;
  • IP = Immunoprecipitation;
  • MeDIP = Methyl-DNA Immunoprecipitation;
  • TR-FRET = Time-Resolved Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer;
  • WB = Western Blotting