Key features and details
- Expression system: Escherichia coli
- Purity: > 90% SDS-PAGE
- Tags: His tag N-Terminus
- Suitable for: SDS-PAGE
Product nameRecombinant Human Histone H2A protein
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Purity> 90 % SDS-PAGE.
Expression systemEscherichia coli
Protein lengthFull length protein
SequenceMHHHHHHSGRGKQGGKARAKAKSRSSRAGLQFPVGRVHRLLRKGNYSERV GAGAPVYLAAVLEYLTAEILELAGNAARDNKKTRIIPRHLQLAIRNDEEL NKLLGRVTIAQGGVLPNIQAVLLPKKTESHHKAKGK
Predicted molecular weight15 kDa including tags
Amino acids2 to 130
TagsHis tag N-Terminus
Additional sequence information15 kDa including tags
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Preparation and Storage
Stability and Storage
Shipped on Dry Ice. Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Constituents: 0.79% Tris HCl, 0.87% Sodium chloride, 10% Glycerol (glycerin, glycerine), 0.02% PMSF, 0.02% (R*,R*)-1,4-Dimercaptobutan-2,3-diol
- H2a 615
- H2A GL101
FunctionCore component of nucleosome. Nucleosomes wrap and compact DNA into chromatin, limiting DNA accessibility to the cellular machineries which require DNA as a template. Histones thereby play a central role in transcription regulation, DNA repair, DNA replication and chromosomal stability. DNA accessibility is regulated via a complex set of post-translational modifications of histones, also called histone code, and nucleosome remodeling.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the histone H2A family.
modificationsThe chromatin-associated form is phosphorylated on Thr-121 during mitosis.
Deiminated on Arg-4 in granulocytes upon calcium entry.
Monoubiquitination of Lys-120 by RING1 and RNF2/RING2 complex gives a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional repression and participates in X chromosome inactivation of female mammals. It is involved in the initiation of both imprinted and random X inactivation. Ubiquitinated H2A is enriched in inactive X chromosome chromatin. Ubiquitination of H2A functions downstream of methylation of 'Lys-27' of histone H3. Monoubiquitination of Lys-120 by RNF2/RING2 can also be induced by ultraviolet and may be involved in DNA repair. Following DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs), it is ubiquitinated through 'Lys-63' linkage of ubiquitin moieties by the E2 ligase UBE2N and the E3 ligases RNF8 and RNF168, leading to the recruitment of repair proteins to sites of DNA damage. Monoubiquitination and ionizing radiation-induced 'Lys-63'-linked ubiquitination are distinct events.
Phosphorylation on Ser-2 is enhanced during mitosis. Phosphorylation on Ser-2 by RPS6KA5/MSK1 directly represses transcription. Acetylation of H3 inhibits Ser-2 phosphorylation by RPS6KA5/MSK1.
Symmetric dimethylation on Arg-4 by the PRDM1/PRMT5 complex may play a crucial role in the germ-cell lineage.
Cellular localizationNucleus. Chromosome.
- Information by UniProt
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ab200295 has been referenced in 3 publications.
- Buzova D et al. Circulating histone signature of human lean metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD). Clin Epigenetics 12:126 (2020). PubMed: 32819448
- Dueva R et al. Neutralization of the Positive Charges on Histone Tails by RNA Promotes an Open Chromatin Structure. Cell Chem Biol 26:1436-1449.e5 (2019). PubMed: 31447351
- Iyer-Bierhoff A et al. SIRT7-Dependent Deacetylation of Fibrillarin Controls Histone H2A Methylation and rRNA Synthesis during the Cell Cycle. Cell Rep 25:2946-2954.e5 (2018). PubMed: 30540930