Overview

  • Product nameAnti-Histone H3 (acetyl K4) antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to Histone H3 (acetyl K4)
  • Specificityab113672 only recognizes acetylated Histone H3 at K4. It does not cross react to other modifications or non-acetylated Histone H3 at Lysine 4.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-P, WB, IP, ELISAmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse, Rat, Chicken, Cow, Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide:

    ART[Acetyl-K]QTAR

    , corresponding to amino acids 2-9 of Human Histone H3 in which the acetylation site is located at lysine 4.

  • Positive control
    • NIH 3T3 nuclear lysate IHC-P: Human normal colon FFPE tissue sections.

Properties

  • FormLiquid
  • Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
  • Storage bufferpH: 7.20
    Preservative: 0.01% Proclin
    Constituents: 99% PBS, BSA
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  • PurityImmunogen affinity purified
  • ClonalityPolyclonal
  • IsotypeIgG
  • Research areas

Associated products

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab113672 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
IHC-P Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
WB Use a concentration of 0.1 - 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 17 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 15 kDa).
IP Use a concentration of 2 - 5 µg/ml.
ELISA Use a concentration of 0.01 - 0.1 µg/ml.

Target

  • FunctionCore component of nucleosome. Nucleosomes wrap and compact DNA into chromatin, limiting DNA accessibility to the cellular machineries which require DNA as a template. Histones thereby play a central role in transcription regulation, DNA repair, DNA replication and chromosomal stability. DNA accessibility is regulated via a complex set of post-translational modifications of histones, also called histone code, and nucleosome remodeling.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the histone H3 family.
  • Developmental stageExpressed during S phase, then expression strongly decreases as cell division slows down during the process of differentiation.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Acetylation is generally linked to gene activation. Acetylation on Lys-10 (H3K9ac) impairs methylation at Arg-9 (H3R8me2s). Acetylation on Lys-19 (H3K18ac) and Lys-24 (H3K24ac) favors methylation at Arg-18 (H3R17me).
    Citrullination at Arg-9 (H3R8ci) and/or Arg-18 (H3R17ci) by PADI4 impairs methylation and represses transcription.
    Asymmetric dimethylation at Arg-18 (H3R17me2a) by CARM1 is linked to gene activation. Symmetric dimethylation at Arg-9 (H3R8me2s) by PRMT5 is linked to gene repression. Asymmetric dimethylation at Arg-3 (H3R2me2a) by PRMT6 is linked to gene repression and is mutually exclusive with H3 Lys-5 methylation (H3K4me2 and H3K4me3). H3R2me2a is present at the 3' of genes regardless of their transcription state and is enriched on inactive promoters, while it is absent on active promoters.
    Methylation at Lys-5 (H3K4me), Lys-37 (H3K36me) and Lys-80 (H3K79me) are linked to gene activation. Methylation at Lys-5 (H3K4me) facilitates subsequent acetylation of H3 and H4. Methylation at Lys-80 (H3K79me) is associated with DNA double-strand break (DSB) responses and is a specific target for TP53BP1. Methylation at Lys-10 (H3K9me) and Lys-28 (H3K27me) are linked to gene repression. Methylation at Lys-10 (H3K9me) is a specific target for HP1 proteins (CBX1, CBX3 and CBX5) and prevents subsequent phosphorylation at Ser-11 (H3S10ph) and acetylation of H3 and H4. Methylation at Lys-5 (H3K4me) and Lys-80 (H3K79me) require preliminary monoubiquitination of H2B at 'Lys-120'. Methylation at Lys-10 (H3K9me) and Lys-28 (H3K27me) are enriched in inactive X chromosome chromatin.
    Phosphorylated at Thr-4 (H3T3ph) by GSG2/haspin during prophase and dephosphorylated during anaphase. Phosphorylation at Ser-11 (H3S10ph) by AURKB is crucial for chromosome condensation and cell-cycle progression during mitosis and meiosis. In addition phosphorylation at Ser-11 (H3S10ph) by RPS6KA4 and RPS6KA5 is important during interphase because it enables the transcription of genes following external stimulation, like mitogens, stress, growth factors or UV irradiation and result in the activation of genes, such as c-fos and c-jun. Phosphorylation at Ser-11 (H3S10ph), which is linked to gene activation, prevents methylation at Lys-10 (H3K9me) but facilitates acetylation of H3 and H4. Phosphorylation at Ser-11 (H3S10ph) by AURKB mediates the dissociation of HP1 proteins (CBX1, CBX3 and CBX5) from heterochromatin. Phosphorylation at Ser-11 (H3S10ph) is also an essential regulatory mechanism for neoplastic cell transformation. Phosphorylated at Ser-29 (H3S28ph) by MLTK isoform 1, RPS6KA5 or AURKB during mitosis or upon ultraviolet B irradiation. Phosphorylation at Thr-7 (H3T6ph) by PRKCBB is a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional activation that prevents demethylation of Lys-5 (H3K4me) by LSD1/KDM1A. At centromeres, specifically phosphorylated at Thr-12 (H3T11ph) from prophase to early anaphase, by DAPK3 and PKN1. Phosphorylation at Thr-12 (H3T11ph) by PKN1 is a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional activation that promotes demethylation of Lys-10 (H3K9me) by KDM4C/JMJD2C. Phosphorylation at Tyr-42 (H3Y41ph) by JAK2 promotes exclusion of CBX5 (HP1 alpha) from chromatin.
    Monoubiquitinated by RAG1 in lymphoid cells, monoubiquitination is required for V(D)J recombination (By similarity). Ubiquitinated by the CUL4-DDB-RBX1 complex in response to ultraviolet irradiation. This may weaken the interaction between histones and DNA and facilitate DNA accessibility to repair proteins.
  • Cellular localizationNucleus. Chromosome.
  • Information by UniProt
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  • Alternative names
    • H3.3A antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3E antibody
    • H3 histone family, member A antibody
    • H3.1 antibody
    • H3/l antibody
    • H3F3 antibody
    • H3FF antibody
    • H3FJ antibody
    • H3FL antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member E antibody
    • histone H3.1t antibody
    • Histone H3/o antibody
    • FLJ92264 antibody
    • H 3 antibody
    • H3 antibody
    • H3 histone family, member B antibody
    • H3 histone family, member C antibody
    • H3 histone family, member D antibody
    • H3 histone family, member F antibody
    • H3 histone family, member H antibody
    • H3 histone family, member I antibody
    • H3 histone family, member J antibody
    • H3 histone family, member K antibody
    • H3 histone family, member L antibody
    • H3 histone family, member T antibody
    • H3 histone, family 3A antibody
    • H3/A antibody
    • H3/b antibody
    • H3/c antibody
    • H3/d antibody
    • h3/f antibody
    • H3/h antibody
    • H3/i antibody
    • H3/j antibody
    • H3/k antibody
    • H3/t antibody
    • H31_HUMAN antibody
    • H3F1K antibody
    • H3F3A antibody
    • H3FA antibody
    • H3FB antibody
    • H3FC antibody
    • H3FD antibody
    • H3FH antibody
    • H3FI antibody
    • H3FK antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3A antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3B antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3C antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3D antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3F antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3G antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3H antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3I antibody
    • HIST1 cluster, H3J antibody
    • HIST1H3A antibody
    • HIST1H3B antibody
    • HIST1H3C antibody
    • HIST1H3D antibody
    • HIST1H3E antibody
    • HIST1H3F antibody
    • HIST1H3G antibody
    • HIST1H3H antibody
    • HIST1H3I antibody
    • HIST1H3J antibody
    • HIST3H3 antibody
    • Histone 1, H3a antibody
    • Histone 1, H3b antibody
    • Histone 1, H3c antibody
    • Histone 1, H3d antibody
    • Histone 1, H3e antibody
    • Histone 1, H3f antibody
    • Histone 1, H3g antibody
    • Histone 1, H3h antibody
    • Histone 1, H3i antibody
    • Histone 3, H3 antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member a antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member b antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member c antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member d antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member e antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member f antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member g antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member h antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member i antibody
    • histone cluster 1 H3 family member j antibody
    • Histone cluster 1, H3a antibody
    • Histone cluster 1, H3b antibody
    • Histone cluster 1, H3c antibody
    • Histone cluster 1, H3d antibody
    • Histone cluster 1, H3e antibody
    • Histone cluster 1, H3f antibody
    • Histone cluster 1, H3g antibody
    • Histone cluster 1, H3i antibody
    • Histone cluster 1, H3j antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member A antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member B antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member C antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member D antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member F antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member G antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member H antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member I antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3 histone family, member J antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3A antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3B antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3C antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3D antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3E antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3F antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3G antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3H antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3I antibody
    • Histone gene cluster 1, H3J antibody
    • Histone H 3 antibody
    • Histone H3.1 antibody
    • Histone H3.2 antibody
    • Histone H3.3 antibody
    • Histone H3/a antibody
    • Histone H3/b antibody
    • Histone H3/c antibody
    • Histone H3/d antibody
    • Histone H3/f antibody
    • Histone H3/h antibody
    • Histone H3/i antibody
    • Histone H3/j antibody
    • Histone H3/k antibody
    • Histone H3/l antibody
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Anti-Histone H3 (acetyl K4) antibody images

  • IHC image of ab113672 staining Histone H3 (acetyl K4) in human colon formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections, performed on a Leica Bond. The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with sodium citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution 1) for 20 mins. The section was then incubated with ab113672, 5µg/ml, for 15 mins at room temperature and detected using an HRP conjugated compact polymer system. DAB was used as the chromogen. The section was then counterstained with haematoxylin and mounted with DPX. No primary antibody was used in the negative control (shown on the inset).

    For other IHC staining systems (automated and non-automated) customers should optimize variable parameters such as antigen retrieval conditions, primary antibody concentration and antibody incubation times.

  • ab113672 at a 1/500 dilution binding to Histone H3 (acetyl K4) peptide by dot blot. Peptides (1ug/dot) were immobilized onto a nitrocellulose membrane.
    1: Histone H3 (acetylated at K4)
    2: Histone H3 (non-acetylated at K4)
    3: Histone H3 (phosphorylated at K4)
    4: Histone H3 (trimethylated at K4)

References for Anti-Histone H3 (acetyl K4) antibody (ab113672)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Bonnay F  et al. Akirin specifies NF-?B selectivity of Drosophila innate immune response via chromatin remodeling. EMBO J 33:2349-62 (2014). ChIP ; Drosophila melanogaster . Read more (PubMed: 25180232) »
  • Bai B  et al. Different epigenetic alterations are associated with abnormal IGF2/Igf2 upregulation in neural tube defects. PLoS One 9:e113308 (2014). ChIP ; Mouse, Human . Read more (PubMed: 25423083) »

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