Overview

  • Product name

  • Description

    Rabbit polyclonal to KMT6 / EZH2
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Dog
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide within Human KMT6/ EZH2 aa 1-100 (internal sequence). The exact sequence is proprietary.
    Database link: Q15910

  • Positive control

    • IHC-P: Human prostate carcinoma tissue.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab227790 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
IHC-P 1/100.

Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with 1 mM EDTA buffer pH 8.0 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.

Primary antibody incubation for 10 minutes at room temperature.

Target

  • Function

    Polycomb group (PcG) protein. Catalytic subunit of the PRC2/EED-EZH2 complex, which methylates 'Lys-9' and 'Lys-27' of histone H3, leading to transcriptional repression of the affected target gene. Able to mono-, di- and trimethylate 'Lys-27' of histone H3 to form H3K27me1, H3K27me2 and H3K27me3, respectively. Compared to EZH2-containing complexes, it is more abundant in embryonic stem cells and plays a major role in forming H3K27me3, which is required for embryonic stem cell identity and proper differentiation. The PRC2/EED-EZH2 complex may also serve as a recruiting platform for DNA methyltransferases, thereby linking two epigenetic repression systems. Genes repressed by the PRC2/EED-EZH2 complex include HOXC8, HOXA9, MYT1, CDKN2A and retinoic acid target genes.
  • Tissue specificity

    Expressed in many tissues. Overexpressed in numerous tumor types including carcinomas of the breast, colon, larynx, lymphoma and testis.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the histone-lysine methyltransferase family. EZ subfamily.
    Contains 1 SET domain.
  • Developmental stage

    Expression decreases during senescence of embryonic fibroblasts (HEFs). Expression peaks at the G1/S phase boundary.
  • Post-translational
    modifications

    Phosphorylated by AKT1. Phosphorylation by AKT1 reduces methyltransferase activity.
  • Cellular localization

    Nucleus.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Alternative names

    • Enhancer of zeste 2 antibody
    • enhancer of zeste 2 polycomb repressive complex 2 subunit antibody
    • Enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (Drosophila) antibody
    • Enhancer of zeste homolog 2 antibody
    • Enhancer of zeste, Drosophila, homolog 2 antibody
    • ENX 1 antibody
    • Enx 1h antibody
    • ENX-1 antibody
    • ENX1 antibody
    • Enx1h antibody
    • EZH 2 antibody
    • EZH1 antibody
    • EZH2 antibody
    • EZH2_HUMAN antibody
    • EZH2b antibody
    • Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase EZH2 antibody
    • KMT 6 antibody
    • KMT6 antibody
    • KMT6A antibody
    • Lysine N-methyltransferase 6 antibody
    • MGC9169 antibody
    • WVS antibody
    • WVS2 antibody
    see all

Images

  • Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human prostate carcinoma tissue stained for KMT6 / EZH2 with ab227790 at 1/100 dilution in immunohistochemical analysis.

References

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