Product nameHuman NEFH knockout HeLa cell lysate
Cell line information
Parental cell line: HeLa
Organism: Homo sapiens
Gene editing information
Editing tool: CRISPR/Cas9
Mutation: 1 bp deletion in exon1.
Knockout validation: Confirmed by Sanger sequencing.
Reconstitution instructions: To use as a WB control, resuspend in 45 µL of Sample buffer (40% (w/v) Glycerol, 4% (w/v) Lithium Dodecyl Sulfate, 4% Ficoll 400, 0.025% Phenol Red, 0.025% Brilliant Blue G250, 2 mM EDTA) and 5 µL of DTT to resuspend @ 2mg/ml. Mix well, then boil the sample for 10 minutes before loading it onto the gel.
User storage instructions: Upon receiving, lysate can be diluted with 1 x SDS sample buffer & will be stable at -20°C for 12 months. Long term storage at -80°C.
Knockout validationSanger Sequencing
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Storage instructionsStore at -80°C. Please refer to protocols.
Components 1 kit Human NEFH knockout HeLa cell lysate (Lyophilized) 1 x 100µg Human Wild Type HeLa cell lysate (Lyophilized) 1 x 100µg
FunctionNeurofilaments usually contain three intermediate filament proteins: L, M, and H which are involved in the maintenance of neuronal caliber. NF-H has an important function in mature axons that is not subserved by the two smaller NF proteins.
Involvement in diseaseDefects in NEFH are a cause of susceptibility to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) [MIM:105400]. ALS is a neurodegenerative disorder affecting upper and lower motor neurons, and resulting in fatal paralysis. Sensory abnormalities are absent. Death usually occurs within 2 to 5 years. The etiology is likely to be multifactorial, involving both genetic and environmental factors.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the intermediate filament family.
modificationsThere are a number of repeats of the tripeptide K-S-P, NFH is phosphorylated on a number of the serines in this motif. It is thought that phosphorylation of NFH results in the formation of interfilament cross bridges that are important in the maintenance of axonal caliber.
Phosphorylation seems to play a major role in the functioning of the larger neurofilament polypeptides (NF-M and NF-H), the levels of phosphorylation being altered developmentally and coincident with a change in the neurofilament function.
Phosphorylated in the Head and Rod regions by the PKC kinase PKN1, leading to inhibit polymerization.
- Information by UniProt
- 200 kDa neurofilament protein
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.
ab263790 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.