This antibody gave a positive signal in the following human whole cell lysates: HeLa; Jurkat; HEK293; HepG2.
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 170 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 152 kDa).
Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
Probable histone methyltransferase (By similarity). May act as a transcription regulator that binds DNA and suppresses IL5 transcription.
Involvement in disease
Note=A chromosomal aberration involving WHSC1 is a cause of multiple myeloma tumors. Translocation t(4;14)(p16.3;q32.3) with IgH. Note=WHSC1 is located in the Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (WHS) critical region. WHS results from by sub-telomeric deletions in the short arm of chromosome 4. WHSC1 is deleted in every case, however deletion of linked genes contributes to both the severity of the core characteristics and the presence of the additional syndromic problems.
IHC image of WHSC1/NSD2 staining in human testis formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue section, performed on a Leica BondTM system using the standard protocol F. 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 ab106180, 1µg/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.
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.