Recombinant
RabMAb

Anti-GATA4 antibody [EPR4768] (Alexa Fluor® 488) (ab194071)

Overview

  • Product name
    Anti-GATA4 antibody [EPR4768] (Alexa Fluor® 488)
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  • Description
    Rabbit monoclonal [EPR4768] to GATA4 (Alexa Fluor® 488)
  • Host species
    Rabbit
  • Conjugation
    Alexa Fluor® 488. Ex: 495nm, Em: 519nm
  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: Flow Cyt, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide within Human GATA4 (N terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.

  • Positive control
    • ICC/IF: HeLa cells. Flow Cyt: HeLa cells.
  • General notes

    This antibody was developed as part of a collaboration between Epitomics, Dartmouth College and the lab of Sergei Tevosian.

    Our RabMAb® technology is a patented hybridoma-based technology for making rabbit monoclonal antibodies. For details on our patents, please refer to RabMab® patents

    This product is a recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab194071 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
Flow Cyt 1/500.

ab199091 - Rabbit monoclonal IgG (Alexa Fluor® 488), is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.

ICC/IF 1/50.

Target

  • Function
    Transcriptional activator that binds to the consensus sequence 5'-AGATAG-3' and plays a key role in cardiac development (PubMed:24000169). Involved in bone morphogenetic protein (BMP)-mediated induction of cardiac-specific gene expression (By similarity). Binds to BMP response element (BMPRE) DNA sequences within cardiac activating regions (By similarity). Acts as a transcriptional activator of ANF in cooperation with NKX2-5 (By similarity). Promotes cardiac myocyte enlargement (PubMed:20081228). Required during testicular development (PubMed:21220346). May play a role in sphingolipid signaling by regulating the expression of sphingosine-1-phosphate degrading enzyme, spingosine-1-phosphate lyase (PubMed:15734735).
  • Involvement in disease
    Atrial septal defect 2
    Ventricular septal defect 1
    Tetralogy of Fallot
    Atrioventricular septal defect 4
    Testicular anomalies with or without congenital heart disease
    GATA4 mutations can predispose to dilated cardiomyopathy (CMD), a disorder characterized by ventricular dilation and impaired systolic function, resulting in congestive heart failure and arrhythmia. Patients are at risk of premature death.
  • Sequence similarities
    Contains 2 GATA-type zinc fingers.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Methylation at Lys-300 attenuates transcriptional activity.
  • Cellular localization
    Nucleus.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • ASD2 antibody
    • GATA 4 antibody
    • GATA binding protein 4 antibody
    • GATA-binding factor 4 antibody
    • gata4 antibody
    • GATA4_HUMAN antibody
    • MGC126629 antibody
    • Transcription factor GATA 4 antibody
    • Transcription factor GATA-4 antibody
    • Transcription factor GATA4 antibody
    • VSD1 antibody
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Images

  • Overlay histogram showing HeLa cells stained with ab194071 (red line). The cells were fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min) and then permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab194071, 1/500 dilution) for 30 min at 22°C. Isotype control antibody (black line) was rabbit IgG (monoclonal) Alexa Fluor® 488 used at the same concentration and conditions as the primary antibody. Unlabelled sample (blue line) was also used as a control.

    Acquisition of >5,000 events were collected using a 20mW Argon ion laser (488nm) and 525/30 bandpass filter.

  • Ab194071 staining GATA4 in HeLa cells. The cells were fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10min), permeabilized in 0.1% Triton X-100 for 5 minutes and then blocked in 1% BSA/10% normal goat serum/0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h. The cells were then incubated with ab194071 at a working dilution of 1 in 50 (shown in green) and ab7291 (Mouse monoclonal [DM1A] to alpha Tubulin) at 1µg/ml overnight at +4°C, followed by a further incubation at room temperature for 1h with an Alexa Fluor® 594 Goat anti-Mouse secondary (ab150120) at 2μg/ml (shown in red). Nuclear DNA was labelled in blue with DAPI.

References

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