Key features and details
- Rabbit polyclonal to AIF
- Suitable for: WB, IHC-P, ICC/IF
- Reacts with: Mouse, Human
- Isotype: IgG
Product nameAnti-AIF antibody
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DescriptionRabbit polyclonal to AIF
Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, IHC-P, ICC/IFmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Mouse, Human
Predicted to work with: Rat, Cow
Recombinant fragment, corresponding to a region within amino acids 82-330 of Human AIF.
- H1299, HepG2 and Mouse liver whole cell lysates; SW480 xenograft tissue; HeLa cells; 293T, A431, Molt4 and Raji
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Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Storage bufferpH: 7.00
Preservative: 0.01% Thimerosal (merthiolate)
Constituents: 1.21% Tris, 0.75% Glycine, 10% Glycerol (glycerin, glycerine)
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PurityImmunogen affinity purified
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab137725 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|WB||1/500 - 1/3000. Predicted molecular weight: 67 kDa.|
|IHC-P||1/100 - 1/1000. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval before commencing with IHC staining protocol using 10mM Citrate buffer (pH6.0) or Tris-EDTA buffer (pH8.0).|
|ICC/IF||1/100 - 1/1000.|
FunctionProbable oxidoreductase that has a dual role in controlling cellular life and death; during apoptosis, it is translocated from the mitochondria to the nucleus to function as a proapoptotic factor in a caspase-independent pathway, while in normal mitochondria, it functions as an antiapoptotic factor via its oxidoreductase activity. The soluble form (AIFsol) found in the nucleus induces 'parthanatos' i.e., caspase-independent fragmentation of chromosomal DNA. Interacts with EIF3G,and thereby inhibits the EIF3 machinery and protein synthesis, and activates casapse-7 to amplify apoptosis. Plays a critical role in caspase-independent, pyknotic cell death in hydrogen peroxide-exposed cells. Binds to DNA in a sequence-independent manner.
Involvement in diseaseDefects in AIFM1 are the cause of combined oxidative phosphorylation deficiency type 6 (COXPD6) [MIM:300816]. It is a mitochondrial disease resulting in a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by psychomotor delay, hypotonia, areflexia, muscle weakness and wasting.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the FAD-dependent oxidoreductase family.
modificationsUnder normal conditions, a 54-residue N-terminal segment is first proteolytically removed during or just after translocation into the mitochondrial intermembrane space (IMS) by the mitochondrial processing peptidase (MPP) to form the inner-membrane-anchored mature form (AIFmit). During apoptosis, it is further proteolytically processed at amino-acid position 101 leading to the generation of the mature form, which is confined to the mitochondrial IMS in a soluble form (AIFsol). AIFsol is released to the cytoplasm in response to specific death signals, and translocated to the nucleus, where it induces nuclear apoptosis in a caspase-independent manner.
Cellular localizationMitochondrion intermembrane space. Mitochondrion inner membrane. Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Cytoplasm > perinuclear region. Proteolytic cleavage during or just after translocation into the mitochondrial intermembrane space (IMS) results in the formation of an inner-membrane-anchored mature form (AIFmit). During apoptosis, further proteolytic processing leads to a mature form, which is confined to the mitochondrial IMS in a soluble form (AIFsol). AIFsol is released to the cytoplasm in response to specific death signals, and translocated to the nucleus, where it induces nuclear apoptosis. Colocalizes with EIF3G in the nucleus and perinuclear region.
- Information by UniProt
- AIFM1 antibody
- AIFM1_HUMAN antibody
- Apoptosis inducing factor 1, mitochondrial antibody
All lanes : Anti-AIF antibody (ab137725) at 1/1000 dilution
Lane 1 : H1299 whole cell lysate
Lane 2 : HepG2 whole cell lysate
Lysates/proteins at 30 µg per lane.
Predicted band size: 67 kDa
7.5% SDS PAGE
Anti-AIF antibody (ab137725) at 1/1000 dilution + Mouse liver whole cell lysate at 50 µg
Predicted band size: 67 kDa
7.5% SDS PAGE
Immunofluorescenct analysis of methanol-fixed HeLa cells labelling AIF with ab137725 at 1/200 dilution. Lower panel shows costaining with Hoechst 33342.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded SW480 xenograft tissue labelling AIF with ab137725 at 1/100 dilution.
ab137725 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.