RNA pol II CTD Ser2ph / Ser5ph antibody (mAb)
|Aliases: RPB1, RPO2, POLR2, POLRA, RPBh1, RPOL2, RpIILS, hsRPB1, hRPB220|
|Catalog No: 61665||Format: 100 µg||$455||Buy|
|Catalog No: 61666||Format: 10 µg||$110||Buy|
ChIP: 5 - 10 µg per ChIP
ChIP-Seq: 5 - 10 µg each
ICC/IF: 5 µg/ml dilution
WB: 0.5 - 2 µl/ml dilution
ChIP-Seq validation was performed by Active Motif's Epigenetics Services and the complete data set is available in the UCSC Genome Browser by clicking here.
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 antibody was raised against a synthetic peptide containing phospho-serine 2 and phospho-serine 5 of the CTD of human RNA Polymerase II.
Purified IgG in PBS with 30% glycerol and 0.035% sodium azide. Sodium azide is highly toxic.
RNA pol II (RNA polymerase II) is responsible for synthesizing messenger RNA in eukaryotes. RNA pol II contains a carboxy terminal domain composed of heptapeptide repeats that are essential for polymerase activity. These repeats contain serine and threonine residues that are phosphorylated in actively transcribing RNA polymerase. In addition, RNA pol II, in combination with several other polymerase subunits, form the DNA binding domain of the polymerase, a groove in which the DNA template is transcribed into RNA.
During the transcription cycle, the CTD of the large subunit of RNA pol II is reversibly phosphorylated. RNA pol II containing unphosphorylated CTD is recruited to the promoter, whereas the hyperphosphorylated CTD form is involved in active transcription. Phosphorylation occurs at two sites within the heptapeptide repeat, at serine 2, serine 5 and serine 7. RNA pol II Serine 2 phosphorylation is enriched over the gene body and is associated with transcriptional elongation. RNA pol II Serine 5 phosphorylation is confined to promoter regions and is necessary for the initiation of transcription.
Chromatin IP Assays
This antibody has been validated for use in ChIP and/or ChIP-Seq, and can be used with Active Motif's ChIP-IT® High Sensitivity Kit or our magnetic bead-based ChIP-IT® Express Kits. For an overview of all of our ChIP products, please visit our Chromatin IP Page to learn about ChIP products designed for use with RNA pol II CTD Ser2ph / Ser5ph antibody (mAb).
Some products may be shipped at room temperature. This will not affect their stability or performance. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles by aliquoting items into single-use fractions for storage at -20°C for up to 2 years. Keep all reagents on ice when not in storage.
This product is guaranteed for 12 months from date of receipt.
This product is for research use only and is not for use in diagnostic procedures.
- 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;
- WB = Western Blotting