Overview

  • Product nameAnti-XAF1 antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to XAF1
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ICC/IF, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide conjugated to KLH derived from within residues 250 to the C-terminus of Human XAF1.

  • Positive control
    • This antibody gave a positive signal in the following tissue lysates: Human spleen; Human liver; Human kidney; Human brain.

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 bufferPreservative: 0.02% Sodium Azide
    Constituents: 1% BSA, PBS, pH 7.4
  • Concentration information loading...
  • PurityImmunogen affinity purified
  • ClonalityPolyclonal
  • IsotypeIgG
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab100837 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
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.
WB Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 37 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 35 kDa).

Target

  • FunctionSeems to function as a negative regulator of members of the IAP (inhibitor of apoptosis protein) family. Inhibits anti-caspase activity of BIRC4. Induces cleavage and inactivation of BIRC4 independent of caspase activation. Mediates TNF-alpha-induced apoptosis and is involved in apoptosis in trophoblast cells. May inhibit BIRC4 indirectly by activating the mitochondrial apoptosis pathway. After translocation to mitochondra, promotes translocation of BAX to mitochondria and cytochrome c release from mitochondria. Seems to promote the redistribution of BIRC4 from the cytoplasm to the nucleus, probably independent of BIRC4 inactivation which seems to occur in the cytoplasm. The BIRC4-XAF1 complex mediates down-regulation of BIRC5/survivin; the process requires the E3 ligase activity of BIRC4. Seems to be involved in cellular sensitivity to the proapoptotic actions of TRAIL. May be a tumor suppressor by mediating apoptosis resistance of cancer cells.
  • Tissue specificityWidely expressed. Expression is frequently down-regulated in cancer cell lines. Isoform 5 is widely expressed. Expressed in placenta (at protein level).
  • Sequence similaritiesContains 1 TRAF-type zinc finger.
  • Developmental stageSelectively expressed in third trimester placenta.
  • Cellular localizationNucleus and Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Mitochondrion. Found in the cytoplasm and nucleus of placental syncytiotrophoblasts. Translocates to mitochondria upon TNF-alpha treatment.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • BIRC 4 binding protein antibody
    • BIRC4 binding protein antibody
    • BIRC4-binding protein antibody
    • BIRC4BP antibody
    • HSXIAPAF 1 antibody
    • HSXIAPAF1 antibody
    • XAF 1 antibody
    • XAF1 antibody
    • XAF1_HUMAN antibody
    • XIAP associated factor 1 antibody
    • XIAP-associated factor 1 antibody
    • XIAPAF1 antibody
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Anti-XAF1 antibody images

  • All lanes : Anti-XAF1 antibody (ab100837) at 1 µg/ml

    Lane 1 : Human spleen tissue lysate - total protein (ab29699)
    Lane 2 : Human liver tissue lysate - total protein (ab29889)
    Lane 3 : Human kidney tissue lysate - total protein (ab30203)
    Lane 4 : Human brain tissue lysate - total protein (ab29466)

    Lysates/proteins at 10 µg per lane.

    Secondary
    Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) preadsorbed (ab97080) at 1/5000 dilution
    Developed using the ECL technique

    Performed under reducing conditions.

    Predicted band size : 35 kDa
    Observed band size : 37 kDa (why is the actual band size different from the predicted?)


    Exposure time : 4 minutes
  • ICC/IF image of ab100837 stained HeLa cells. The cells were 4% formaldehyde fixed (10 min) and then incubated in 1%BSA / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h to permeabilise the cells and block non-specific protein-protein interactions. The cells were then incubated with the antibody ab100837 at 5µg/ml overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was DyLight® 488 goat anti- rabbit (ab96899) IgG (H+L) used at a 1/1000 dilution for 1h. Alexa Fluor® 594 WGA was used to label plasma membranes (red) at a 1/200 dilution for 1h. DAPI was used to stain the cell nuclei (blue) at a concentration of 1.43µM. This antibody also gave a positive result in formaldehyde fixed (4%, 10min) Hek293, HepG2, and MCF-7 cells at 5ug/ml.

References for Anti-XAF1 antibody (ab100837)

ab100837 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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