DNMT 3L is a nuclear protein which has similarity to DNA methyltransferases, involved in de novo methylation of CpG islands. CpG methylation is an epigenetic modification that is important for embryonic development, imprinting, and X-chromosome inactivation. Studies in mice have demonstrated that DNA methylation is required for mammalian development. This gene encodes a nuclear protein with similarity to DNA methyltransferases. This protein is not thought to function as a DNA methyltransferase as it does not contain the amino acid residues necessary for methyltransferase activity. However, this protein does stimulate de novo methylation by DNA cytosine methyltransferase 3 alpha and it is thought to be required for the establishment of maternal genomic imprints. This protein also mediates transcriptional repression through interaction with histone deacetylase 1.
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|ELISA||1/1000 - 1/3000. 1/1000 - 1/3000 against 0.1µg of the immunizing peptide.|
|WB||Use a concentration of 0.4 µg/ml. Predicted molecular weight: 43.6 kDa. Use at an assay dependent dilution. The target may need to be immunoprecipitated to identify the target in WB. Predicted molecular weight: 43.6 kDa.|
Transfection of U2OS cells (10cm dish) using 3
Note: ab3493 worked in WB following IP, but did not work in a straight WB.
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