For the best experience on the Abcam website please upgrade to a modern browser such as Google Chrome
The nuclear import of karyophilic proteins is directed by short amino acid sequences termed nuclear localization signals (NLSs). Karyopherins, or importins, are cytoplasmic proteins that recognize NLSs and dock NLS-containing proteins to the nuclear pore complex. The protein encoded by this gene shares the sequence similarity with Xenopus importin-alpha and Saccharomyces cerevisiae Srp1. This protein is found to interact with the NLSs of DNA helicase Q1 and SV40 T antigen.
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab6039 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|IHC-P||Use a concentration of 1 - 2 µg/ml.|
|WB||Use a concentration of 0.2 - 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 55-60 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 58 kDa).Can be blocked with Human KPNA4 peptide (ab23144). A customer reported that milk can significantly suppress antigen-antibody interaction on nitrocellulose membrane in WB.|
Immunohistochemical analysis of 10% buffered formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded murine nephric tissue sections, labelling KPNA4 with ab6039 at a dilution of 1/100 incubated for 12 hours at 4°C. Heat mediated antigen retrival was performed through 10mM citrate buffer at pH 6.0. Blocking was with 5% serum incubated for 1 hour at 21°C. Secondary was a polyclonal Donkey anti-Goat Alexa Fluor® 647 conjugate at 1/200. Counterstain is DAPI against nuclear DNA. The Negative control is the same as above, but in the abscence of the primary ab6039.
Please note: All products are "FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR DIAGNOSTIC OR THERAPEUTIC USE"