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Methylation of histone H3 at lysine 9 by ESET, G9a among other methyl transferases mediates heterochromatin formation by forming a binding site for HP1. H3 (mono-methyl K9) is enriched in certain euchromatin domains which have been postulated to be transcriptionally silent.
Histone H3 (mono-methyl K9) Quantification Kit (Colorimetric) (ab115060) allows the user to specifically measure global mono-methylation of histone H3K9 colorimetrically using a variety of mammalian cells (human, mouse, etc.) including fresh and frozen tissues, cultured adherent and suspension cells.
|Components||48 tests||96 tests|
|10X Wash Buffer||1 x 10ml||1 x 20ml|
|8-Well Sample Strips (with Frame)||4 units||9 units|
|8-Well Standard Control Strips||2 units||3 units|
|Antibody Buffer||1 x 6ml||1 x 12ml|
|Color Developer||1 x 5ml||1 x 10ml|
|Detection Antibody, 1 mg/mL||1 x 5µl||1 x 10µl|
|Standard Control, 100 µg/mL||1 x 10µl||1 x 20µl|
|Stop Solution||1 x 3ml||1 x 6ml|
Histone extracts were prepared from MDA-MB-231 cells using the Histone Extraction Kit (ab113476) and the amount of H3K9me was measured using ab115060.
ab115060 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.
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