Rat anti CCT theta antibody, clone PK/13/72/8k recognises the theta polypeptide of the CCT chaperonin molecule complex, also known as T-complex protein 1 subunit theta, CCT8 or CCTθ, a 547 amino acid ~:60kDa molecular chaperone.
The intact CCT complex is composed of eight polypeptides in a double-ring structure. CCT is important within cells in aiding the folding of proteins including actin, tubulin and the VHL tumour suppressor protein.
- Species Cross-Reactivity
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- N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G from tissue culture supernatant
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- Carrier Free
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0 mg/ml
- Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.
This product should be stored undiluted.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
- 18 months from date of despatch.
- Entrez Gene
- GO Terms
unfolded protein binding
microtubule organizing center
- For research purposes only
This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Applications of CCT Theta antibody
Where this antibody has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the antibody for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
- Western Blotting
- MCA2180 detects a band of approximately 60kD in lysates of heat shocked Hela cells.
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Secondary Antibodies Available
Product Specific References
References for CCT Theta antibody
Hynes, G. et al. (1996) Analysis of chaperonin-containing TCP-1 subunits in the human keratinocyte two-dimensional protein database: further characterisation of antibodies to individual subunits.
Electrophoresis. 17 (11): 1720-7.
Llorca, O. et al. (2000) Eukaryotic chaperonin CCT stabilizes actin and tubulin folding intermediates in open quasi-native conformations.
EMBO J. 19 (22): 5971-9.
Hynes, G.M. & Willison, K.R. (2000) Individual subunits of the eukaryotic cytosolic chaperonin mediate interactions with binding sites located on subdomains of beta-actin.
J Biol Chem. 275 (25): 18985-94.
Plimpton, R.L. et al. (2015) Structures of the Gβ-CCT and PhLP1-G&beta-CCT complexes reveal a mechanism for G-protein β-subunit folding and Gβγγ dimer assembly.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 112 (8): 2413-8.