Key features and details
- Rabbit polyclonal to N6-methyladenosine (m6A)
- Suitable for: Nucleotide Array
- Reacts with: Species independent
- Isotype: IgG
- Research with confidence – consistent and reproducible results with every batch
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- Success from the first experiment – confirmed specificity through extensive validation
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Product nameAnti-N6-methyladenosine (m6A) antibody
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DescriptionRabbit polyclonal to N6-methyladenosine (m6A)
Tested applicationsSuitable for: Nucleotide Arraymore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Species independent
Chemical/ Small Molecule corresponding to N6-methyladenosine (m6A) conjugated to keyhole limpet haemocyanin.
- ab151230 was tested on a oligonucleotide array against RNA oligomers; N6-methyladenosine (m6A) and unmodified adenosine. 2Ome-RNA oligomers carry a methyl group at the 2’-OH residue of the ribose molecule, making them resistant to most ribonucleases.
N6-methyladenosine (m6A) is a post-transcriptional modification of RNA. m6A modification has been identified in all classes of RNA (rRNA, tRNA and mRNA) and is catalysed by an evolutionary conserved multi-subunit enzyme, methyltransferase like 3 (METTL3). Cellular and viral RNA has been known to be methylated for decades. Recent studies have found that mRNA is predominately m6A modified at stop codons and long internal exons, which are conserved between mouse and human. Emerging evidence suggests m6A plays an important role in regulating gene expression, alternative splicing patterns, downstream signalling (p53) as well as apoptosis.
The regulation of m6A modifications in mRNA has been linked to disease, where fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) has been has been reported to be a obesity risk gene. FTO is a m6A demethylase and polymorphisms that result in increased FTO expression are associated with increased body mass and risk of obesity.
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Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot. Store at +4°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Storage bufferpH: 7.40
PBS prepared using DEPC-treated water.
The use of RNase inhibitor is recommended.
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PurityImmunogen affinity purified
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Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab151230 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Use a concentration of 2 µg/ml.
Use a concentration of 2 µg/ml.
RelevanceN6-Methyladenosine (m6A) is an abundant modification found in mRNA, tRNA, snRNA, as well as long non-coding RNA, in all species. RNA adenosine methylation is catalyzed by a multicomponent complex composed of METTL3/MT-A70, METTL14, and WTAP in mammals. METTL3 & METTL14 are responsible for the methyltransferase activity of the complex, and WTAP mediates substrate recruitment.
- m6A antibody
- N6-methyladenosine antibody
All batches of ab151230 are tested in Nucleotide Array against N6-methyladenosine (m6A) and unmodified adenosine. Six dilutions of each oligomer are printed on to the Array in triplicate and results are averaged before being plotted on to a graph. Results show strong binding to N6-methyladenosine, indicating that this antibody specifically recognises adenosine methylated at position N6.
2Ome-m6A - N6-methyladenosine
2Ome-m6A_unmod - unmodified adenosine
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.
ab151230 has been referenced in 58 publications.
- Cho S et al. mTORC1 promotes cell growth via m6A-dependent mRNA degradation. Mol Cell N/A:N/A (2021). Human . PubMed: 33756105
- Tassinari V et al. ADAR1 is a new target of METTL3 and plays a pro-oncogenic role in glioblastoma by an editing-independent mechanism. Genome Biol 22:51 (2021). PubMed: 33509238
- Ni XF et al. The hepatic microenvironment promotes lung adenocarcinoma cell proliferation, metastasis, and epithelial-mesenchymal transition via METTL3-mediated N6-methyladenosine modification of YAP1. Aging (Albany NY) 13:4357-4369 (2021). PubMed: 33495421
- Zhao X et al. Comparison of RNA m6A and DNA methylation profiles between mouse female germline stem cells and STO cells. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids 23:431-439 (2021). PubMed: 33473328
- Ye M et al. Oncogenic Role of Long Noncoding RNAMALAT1 in Thyroid Cancer Progression through Regulation of the miR-204/IGF2BP2/m6A-MYC Signaling. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids 23:1-12 (2021). PubMed: 33312756