• Product nameAnti-SA1 antibody
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  • Description
    Goat polyclonal to SA1
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, ICC, ICC/IF, IPmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human, Xenopus laevis
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rhesus monkey
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide (Human) - 36 amino acids which represent a portion of SA 1 encoded in part by exons 5 and 6.



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

Application Abreviews Notes
WB 1/1000 - 1/10000. Detects a band of approximately 144 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 144 kDa).
ICC 1/500 - 1/2000.
ICC/IF 1/500.
IP Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 20124417


  • FunctionComponent of cohesin complex, a complex required for the cohesion of sister chromatids after DNA replication. The cohesin complex apparently forms a large proteinaceous ring within which sister chromatids can be trapped. At anaphase, the complex is cleaved and dissociates from chromatin, allowing sister chromatids to segregate. The cohesin complex may also play a role in spindle pole assembly during mitosis.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the SCC3 family.
    Contains 1 SCD (stromalin conservative) domain.
  • Post-translational
    Phosphorylated by PLK. The large dissociation of cohesin from chromosome arms during prophase is partly due to its phosphorylation.
  • Cellular localizationNucleus. Chromosome. Chromosome > centromere. Associates with chromatin. Before prophase it is scattered along chromosome arms. During prophase, most of cohesin complexes dissociate from chromatin probably because of phosphorylation by PLK, except at centromeres, where cohesin complexes remain. At anaphase, the RAD21 subunit of cohesin is cleaved, leading to the dissociation of the complex from chromosomes, allowing chromosome separation.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • Cohesin subunit SA 1 antibody
    • Cohesin subunit SA-1 antibody
    • Cohesin Subunit SA1 antibody
    • Nuclear protein stromal antigen 1 antibody
    • SA 1 antibody
    • SCC 3 homolog 1 antibody
    • Scc3 antibody
    • SCC3 homolog 1 antibody
    • STAG 1 antibody
    • stag1 antibody
    • STAG1_HUMAN antibody
    • Stromal antigen 1 antibody
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Anti-SA1 antibody images

  • Immunocytochemistry analysis of HeLa cells (extracted for 5 minutes at 4°C in 0.5% Triton in CSK buffer) labelling SA1 with ab4455 at 1µg/ml.

  • Predicted band size : 144 kDa

    Nuclear Extract from HeLa cells (~5 x 105 cells).

    ab4455 at 0.5 µg/ml.

    Detection: ECL with 15 second exposure.

    Nuclear Extract from HeLa cells (~5 x 105 cells).

    ab4455 at 0.5 µg/ml.

    Detection: ECL with 15 second exposure.
  • Goat polyclonal to SA1 antibody (ab4455) at a 1/500 dilution detecting Stromal Antigen 1 in assynchronous HeLa cells. Cells were fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde and counterstained with DAPI. Secondary antibody:Donkey anti-goat IgG conjugated to Cy3. For further information please refer to abreview.

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References for Anti-SA1 antibody (ab4455)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Hopkins J  et al. Meiosis-specific cohesin component, Stag3 is essential for maintaining centromere chromatid cohesion, and required for DNA repair and synapsis between homologous chromosomes. PLoS Genet 10:e1004413 (2014). WB ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 24992337) »
  • Xiao T  et al. Specific Sites in the C Terminus of CTCF Interact with the SA2 Subunit of the Cohesin Complex and Are Required for Cohesin-Dependent Insulation Activity. Mol Cell Biol 31:2174-83 (2011). WB ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 21444719) »

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Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Human Cell (HeLa)
Specification HeLa
Fixative Paraformaldehyde

Dr. Kirk McManus

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Submitted Apr 16 2007

Thank you very much for your patience. I'm afraid that I am unable to get this information from the originator of ab4455 and ab4457. I apologize for the inconvenience and if I can be of further assistance, please do let me know.

Thank you for your email. All the information that we have regarding these antibodies is located on the online datasheets. I unfortunately can't tell you which one works "best." Are you detecting SA1 or SA2? The differences between the two SA1 antibodi...

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