FTO antibody (pAb)

Aliases: ALKBH9
Catalog No: 61431 Format: 100 µl $435 Buy
Catalog No: 61432 Format: 10 µl $105 Buy

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

Applications

Western Blot Validated

Application Notes


Validated Applications:
WB: 1:500 - 1:2,000 dilution

Immunogen

This antibody was raised against a peptide within the N-terminal region of human FTO.

Buffer

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

References

 
FTO antibody (pAb) tested by Western blot.

FTO antibody (pAb) tested by Western blot.
Detection of FTO by Western blot analysis (30 µg per lane). Lane 1: Nuclear extract of Caco-2 cells. Lane 2: Nuclear extract of HEK-293 cells. Both probed with FTO antibody (pAb) at a 1:500 dilution.

Background

FTO (fat mass and obesity associated) is a dioxygenase that repairs alkylated DNA and RNA by oxidative demethylation. This protein has high activity towards single-stranded RNA containing 3-methyluracil and single-stranded DNA containing 3-methylthymine. FTO has low demethylase activity towards single-stranded DNA containing 1-methyladenine or 3-methylcytosine and has no activity towards 1-methylguanine or double-stranded DNA. FTO contributes to the regulation of the global metabolic rate, energy expenditure, energy homeostasis, regulation of body size and body fat accumulation. FTO has recently been shown to have the highest activity towards demethylation of 6-methyladeninine in single-stranded RNA suggesting that FTO is involved in processing of nuclear RNAs and may play an important role in RNA epigenetics.

Positive Control

Active Motif's Caco-2 nuclear extract (Catalog No. 36035) can be used as a positive control for FTO antibody.

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