Product nameAnti-VCP antibody
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DescriptionRabbit polyclonal to VCP
Tested applicationsSuitable for: IP, WB, IHC-Pmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Mouse, Human
Predicted to work with: Rat, Cow, Pig, Zebrafish
Synthetic peptide within Human VCP aa 1-50. The exact sequence is proprietary. (NP_009057.1).
Database link: P55072
- WB: HeLa, HEK-293T, Jurkat, TCMK-1 and NIH/3T3 whole cell lysates. IP: HeLa whole cell lysate. IHC-P: Human ovarian carcinoma tiisue; mouse squamous cell carcinoma tissues.
Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C long term. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Storage bufferPreservative: 0.09% Sodium azide
Constituents: Tris buffered saline, 0.1% BSA
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PurityImmunogen affinity purified
Purification notesab245345 was affinity purified using an epitope specific to VCP immobilized on solid support.
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab245345 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|IP||Use at 1-5 µg/mg of lysate.|
|WB||1/2000 - 1/10000. Predicted molecular weight: 89 kDa.|
|IHC-P||1/200 - 1/1000. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.|
FunctionNecessary for the fragmentation of Golgi stacks during mitosis and for their reassembly after mitosis. Involved in the formation of the transitional endoplasmic reticulum (tER). The transfer of membranes from the endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi apparatus occurs via 50-70 nm transition vesicles which derive from part-rough, part-smooth transitional elements of the endoplasmic reticulum (tER). Vesicle budding from the tER is an ATP-dependent process. The ternary complex containing UFD1L, VCP and NPLOC4 binds ubiquitinated proteins and is necessary for the export of misfolded proteins from the ER to the cytoplasm, where they are degraded by the proteasome. The NPLOC4-UFD1L-VCP complex regulates spindle disassembly at the end of mitosis and is necessary for the formation of a closed nuclear envelope (By similarity). Regulates E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase activity of RNF19A.
Involvement in diseaseDefects in VCP are the cause of inclusion body myopathy with early-onset Paget disease and frontotemporal dementia (IBMPFD) [MIM:167320]; also known as muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, with Paget disease of bone or pagetoid amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or pagetoid neuroskeletal syndrome or lower motor neuron degeneration with Paget-like bone disease. IBMPFD features adult-onset proximal and distal muscle weakness (clinically resembling limb girdle muscular dystrophy), early-onset Paget disease of bone in most cases and premature frontotemporal dementia.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the AAA ATPase family.
modificationsPhosphorylated by tyrosine kinases in response to T-cell antigen receptor activation (By similarity). Phosphorylated upon DNA damage, probably by ATM or ATR.
Cellular localizationCytoplasm > cytosol. Nucleus. Present in the neuronal hyaline inclusion bodies specifically found in motor neurons from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients. Present in the Lewy bodies specifically found in neurons from Parkinson disease patients.
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Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human ovarian carcinoma tissue (upper panel) and mouse squamous cell carcinoma tissue (lower panel) stained for VCP using ab245345 at 1/200 dilution in immunohistochemical analysis. Detection: DAB staining.
All lanes : Anti-VCP antibody (ab245345) at 0.1 µg/ml
Lane 1 : HeLa (human epithelial cell line from cervix adenocarcinoma) whole cell lysate
Lane 2 : HEK-293T (human epithelial cell line from embryonic kidney transformed with large T antigen) whole cell lysate
Lane 3 : Jurkat (human T cell leukemia cell line from peripheral blood) whole cell lysate
Lane 4 : TCMK-1 (mouse kidney epithelial cell line) whole cell lysate
Lane 5 : NIH/3T3 (mouse embryo fibroblast cell line) whole cell lysate
Lysates/proteins at 50 µg per lane.
Developed using the ECL technique.
Predicted band size: 89 kDa
Exposure time: 10 seconds
VCP was immunoprecipitated from HeLa (human epithelial cell line from cervix adenocarcinoma) whole cell lysate (1 mg for IP, 20% of IP loaded) with ab245345 at 3 µg/mg lysate. Western blot was performed from the immunoprecipitate using ab245345 at 1 µg/ml.
Lane 1: ab245345 IP in HeLa whole cell lysate.
Lane 2: Control IgG IP in HeLa whole cell lysate.
Detection: Chemiluminescence with exposure time of 30 seconds.
ab245345 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.