Key features and details
- Mouse monoclonal [PCRP-DNMT3A-1E2] to Dnmt3a
- Suitable for: Protein Array, IHC-P
- Reacts with: Human
- Isotype: IgG1
Product nameAnti-Dnmt3a antibody [PCRP-DNMT3A-1E2]
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DescriptionMouse monoclonal [PCRP-DNMT3A-1E2] to Dnmt3a
Tested applicationsSuitable for: Protein Array, IHC-Pmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Recombinant full length protein corresponding to Human Dnmt3a.
Database link: Q9Y6K1
- IHC-P: Human placenta tissue.
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Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C long term. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Storage bufferPreservative: 0.05% Sodium azide
Constituents: PBS, 0.05% BSA
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PurityProtein A/G purified
Purification notesPurified from bioreactor concentrate by Protein A/G.
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab237985 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|Protein Array||Use at an assay dependent concentration.|
|IHC-P||Use a concentration of 1 - 2 µg/ml.
Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires boiling tissue sections in 10 mM Tris with 1 mM EDTA, pH 9.0, for 10-20 minutes followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes. Incubate with primary antibody for 30 minutes at RT.
FunctionRequired for genome wide de novo methylation and is essential for the establishment of DNA methylation patterns during development. DNA methylation is coordinated with methylation of histones. It modifies DNA in a non-processive manner and also methylates non-CpG sites. May preferentially methylate DNA linker between 2 nucleosomal cores and is inhibited by histone H1. Plays a role in paternal and maternal imprinting. Required for methylation of most imprinted loci in germ cells. Acts as a transcriptional corepressor for ZNF238. Can actively repress transcription through the recruitment of HDAC activity.
Tissue specificityHighly expressed in fetal tissues, skeletal muscle, heart, peripheral blood mononuclear cells, kidney, and at lower levels in placenta, brain, liver, colon, spleen, small intestine and lung.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the C5-methyltransferase family.
Contains 1 ADD domain.
Contains 1 GATA-type zinc finger.
Contains 1 PHD-type zinc finger.
Contains 1 PWWP domain.
DomainThe PWWP domain is essential for targeting to pericentric heterochromatin.
modificationsSumoylated; sumoylation disrupts the ability to interact with histone deacetylases (HDAC1 and HDAC2) and repress transcription.
Cellular localizationNucleus. Cytoplasm. Accumulates in the major satellite repeats at pericentric heterochromatin.
- Information by UniProt
- DNA (cytosine 5) methyltransferase 3 alpha antibody
- DNA (cytosine 5) methyltransferase 3A antibody
- DNA (cytosine-5)-methyltransferase 3A antibody
ab237985 was tested in protein array against over 19000 different full-length human proteins.
Z- and S- Score: The Z-score represents the strength of a signal that a monoclonal antibody (MAb) (in combination with a fluorescently-tagged anti-IgG secondary antibody) produces when binding to a particular protein on the HuProtTM array. Z-scores are described in units of standard deviations (SD's) above the mean value of all signals generated on that array. If targets on HuProtTM are arranged in descending order of the Z-score, the S-score is the difference (also in units of SD's) between the Z-score. S-score therefore represents the relative target specificity of a MAb to its intended target.
A MAb is specific to its intended target if the MAb has an S-score of at least 2.5. For example, if a MAb binds to protein X with a Z-score of 43 and to protein Y with a Z-score of 14, then the S-score for the binding of that MAb to protein X is equal to 29.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human placenta tissue stained for Dnmt3a with ab237985 at 2 µg/ml in immunohistochemical analysis.
To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
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