Anti-HSF1 (phospho T142) antibody (ab111425)

Overview

  • Product nameAnti-HSF1 (phospho T142) antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to HSF1 (phospho T142)
  • Specificityab111425 detects endogenous levels of HSF1 only when phosphorylated at threonine 142.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic phosphopeptide derived from Human HSF1 around the phosphorylation site of Threonine 142 (L-L-TP-D-V).

  • Positive control
    • Human brain tissue.

Properties

Applications

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

Application Abreviews Notes
IHC-P 1/50 - 1/100. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.

Target

  • FunctionDNA-binding protein that specifically binds heat shock promoter elements (HSE) and activates transcription. In higher eukaryotes, HSF is unable to bind to the HSE unless the cells are heat shocked.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the HSF family.
  • Domainthe 9aaTAD motif is a transactivation domain present in a large number of yeast and animal transcription factors.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Phosphorylated on multiple serine residues, a subset of which are involved in stress-related regulation of transcription activation. Constitutive phosphorylation represses transcriptional activity at normal temperatures. Levels increase on specific residues heat-shock and enhance HSF1 transactivation activity. Phosphorylation on Ser-307 derepresses activation on heat-stress and in combination with Ser-303 phosphorylation appears to be involved in recovery after heat-stress. Phosphorylated on Ser-230 by CAMK2, in vitro. Cadmium also enhances phosphorylation at this site. Phosphorylation on Ser-303 is a prerequisite for HSF1 sumoylation. Phosphorylation on Ser-121 inhibits transactivation and promotes HSP90 binding. Phosphorylation on Thr-142 also mediates transcriptional activity induced by heat. Phosphorylation on Ser-326 plays an important role in heat activation of HSF1 transcriptional activity.
    Sumoylated with SUMO1 and SUMO2 on heat-shock. Heat-inducible sumoylation occurs after 15 min of heat-shock, after which levels decrease and at 4 hours, levels return to control levels. Sumoylation has no effect on HSE binding nor on transcriptional activity. Phosphorylation on Ser-303 is a prerequisite for sumoylation.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Nucleus. Cytoplasmic during normal growth. On activation, translocates to nuclear stress granules. Colocalizes with SUMO1 in nuclear stress granules.
  • Information by UniProt
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  • Alternative names
    • Heat shock factor 1 antibody
    • Heat shock factor protein 1 antibody
    • Heat shock transcription factor 1 antibody
    • HSF 1 antibody
    • hsf1 antibody
    • HSF1_HUMAN antibody
    • HSTF 1 antibody
    • HSTF1 antibody
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Anti-HSF1 (phospho T142) antibody images

  • ab111425, at 1/50 dilution, staining HSF1 in paraffin-embedded Human brain tissue by Immunohistochemistry, in the presence (right panel) or absence (left panel) of immunising peptide.

References for Anti-HSF1 (phospho T142) antibody (ab111425)

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