DNMT3A dimethyl Lys44 antibody (pAb)

Aliases: DNA Methyltransferase 3a, MmuIIIA
Catalog No: 61323 Format: 100 µl $435 Buy
Catalog No: 61324 Format: 10 µl $105 Buy

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Antibody Type:
Polyclonal
Isotype:
IgG
Purification:
Affinity Purified
Host:
Rabbit
Molecular Weight:
120 kDa
Reactivity:
Human, Mouse

Applications

Western Blot Validated

Application Notes


Published Applications:
WB
See references for more information. Individual optimization may be required.

Immunogen

This antibody was raised against a peptide including dimethyl Lys 44 of mouse DNMT3A (DNA methyltransferase 3 alpha)

Buffer

Purified IgG in PBS with 30% glycerol and 0.035% sodium azide.

References

Background

DNMT3ADNA methyltransferase proteins such as DNMT3A (or DNMT 3A) are involved in DNA methylation, in which a methyl group is added to a cytosine residue on DNA, commonly at the C5 position of a CpG dinucleotide. DNMT3A has been shown to be important in the regulation of specific patterns of DNA methylation. Methylation of mammalian DNA has long been recognized to play a major role in a number of cellular functions such as embryonic development, genetic imprinting, X chromosome inactivation and control of gene expression. DNA methylation is generally associated with transcriptional repression.

Three families of DNMTs have been identified: DNMT1, DNMT2 and DNMT3. The DNMT3 family, containing two active methyltransferases, DNMT3A & DNMT3B, and one DNMT3-Like protein (DNMT3L), establishes the initial CpG methylation pattern de novo and shows the same propensity for methylating unmethylated duplex DNA as for hemi-methylated DNA. DNMT3A and DNMT3B are encoded by two distinct genes and are strongly expressed in embryonic stem cells. DNMT3A is ubiquitous in mammalian cells. Lys44 is dimethylated by G9a/GLP and is recognized by the chromo-domain containing protein MPP8.

Storage

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.

Guarantee

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