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Monoclonal Antibody to Dnmt3a (Clone 64B814.1)

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0.1 mg
Catalog No: IMG-266A
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Contents: 100 ug antibody in 200 ul PBS containing 0.05% BSA and 0.05% sodium azide. Sodium azide is highly toxic.
Isotype: Mouse IgG1, k
Clone: 64B814.1
Purification: Protein G Chromatography
Species: Human, Mouse
Host: Mouse
Application: IF/ICC: use antibody at 5 ug/ml
Western blot analysis: use antibody at 1-3 ug/ml
Storage: Store Dnmt3a antibody at 4°C, stable for 6 months. For long-term storage, store antibody at -20°C.

Methylation of deoxyribonucleic acids at cytosine residues plays an important role in regulation of gene expression, genomic imprinting and is essential for mammalian development. Hypermethylation of CpG islands in tumor suppressor genes or hypomethylation of bulk genomic DNA may be linked with development of cancer. To date, three families of mammalian DNA methyltransferase genes have been identified which include Dnmt1, Dnmt2 and Dnmt3. Dnmt1 is constitutively expressed in proliferating cells and inactivation of this gene causes global demethylation of genomic DNA and embryonic lethality. Dnmt2 is expressed at low levels in adult tissues and its inactivation does not affect DNA methylation or maintenance of methylation. The Dnmt3 family members, Dnmt3a and Dnmt3b, are strongly expressed in ES cells but their expression is down regulated in differentiating ES cells and is low in adult somatic tissue. Recently, it has been shown that naturally occurring mutations of Dnmt3b gene occurs in patients with a rare autosomal recessive disorder, termed ICF (immunodeficiency, centromeric instability, and facial anomalies) syndrome.

This antibody was raised against bacteria expressed recombinant mouse Dnmt3a.

Genebank Info (Protein): NP_715640
Gene ID: 1788
SwissProt: Q9Y6K1
Dnmt3a Antibody

Western blot analysis of Dnmt3a using Dnmt3a antibody at 2 ug/ml in 293 cell lysate transfected with either mouse Dnmt3a (lane 1) or mouse Dnmt3b (lane 2).

Dnmt3a Antibody IMG-266A

Western blot analysis of Dnmt3a in (A) Dnmt3a transfected and (B) untransfected 293 cell lysate (IMGENEX, 40212) using Dnmt3a antibody at 1 ug/ml.


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Research purposes only. Not for diagnostic or in vivo use. This product is guaranteed to perform as indicated on the datasheet for one year from the date of purchase.






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