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 bufferpH: 7.2
Preservative: 0.02% Sodium azide
Constituents: 59% PBS, 40% Glycerol
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PurityImmunogen affinity purified
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|ICC/IF||Use a concentration of 1 - 4 µg/ml.
Fixation/Permeabilization: PFA/Triton X-100.
FunctionActs as a transcriptional activator or repressor. Plays important roles in the early stage of organogenesis of the CNS. Activates the transcription of the serotonin transporter SERT in uncrossed ipsilateral retinal ganglion cells (iRGCs) to refine eye-specific projections in primary visual targets. Its transcriptional activity is repressed by MDFIC. Involved in the formation of the ipsilateral retinal projection at the optic chiasm midline. Drives the expression of EPHB1 on ipsilaterally projecting growth cones. Binds to the minimal GLI-consensus sequence 5'-TGGGTGGTC-3'. Associates to the basal SERT promoter region from ventrotemporal retinal segments of retinal embryos.
Involvement in diseaseDefects in ZIC2 are a cause of holoprosencephaly type 5 (HPE5) [MIM:609637]. A structural anomaly of the brain, in which the developing forebrain fails to correctly separate into right and left hemispheres. Holoprosencephaly is genetically heterogeneous and associated with several distinct facies and phenotypic variability. Although severe facial anomalies are common in HPE, patients with ZINC2 mutations have relatively normal faces.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the GLI C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family.
Contains 5 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
DomainThe C2H2-type 3, 4 and 5 zinc finger domains are necessary for transcription activation.
Ubiquitinated by RNF180, leading to its degradation.
Cellular localizationNucleus. Cytoplasm. Localizes in the cytoplasm in presence of MDFIC overexpression. Both phosphorylated and unphosphorylated forms are localized in the nucleus.
- Information by UniProt
- HPE 5 antibody
- HPE5 antibody
- Odd paired homolog Drosophila antibody
ab220722 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.