Clusterin antibody | 3R3/2
|Mouse anti Human clusterin antibody, clone 3R3/2 recognizes clusterin, an ubiquitously expressed protein of two 40 kDa chains, alpha and beta, covalently joined by disulfide bonds. It exists in two forms; a pro-apoptotic form localised to the nucleus and a pro-survival secreted form.
Both are thought to be involved in DNA repair and cell cycle regulation. The secreted form is thought to inhibit apoptotic signalling by BAX, Clusterin suppression can sensitise cells to chemotherapy. Clusterin is overexpressed in human prostate cancer, breast cancers and squamous cell carcinomas.
Part of the SC5b-9 complex, clusterin prevents the binding of a C5b-C7 complex to the membrane of the target cell inhibiting the complement cascade. Clusterin acts as an extracellular chaperone inhibiting the formation of human lysozyme amyloid associated with Alzheimer's disease. Clusterin is also important in spermatogenesis and is secreted by Sertoli cells.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein A
- Buffer Solution
- Borate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- 0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
- Glomerular basement membrane from a post-mortem kidney.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0 mg/ml
- For research purposes only
- Guaranteed until date of expiry. Please see product label.
Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
|Application Name||Verified||Min Dilution||Max Dilution|
|Immunohistology - Frozen|
- Histology Positive Control Tissue
- Kidney from post streptocial glomerulonephritis patients.
References for Clusterin antibody
Kumita, J.R. et al. (2007) The extracellular chaperone clusterin potently inhibits human lysozyme amyloid formation by interacting with prefibrillar species.
J Mol Biol. 369 (1): 157-67.
Shannan, B. et al. (2006) Clusterin and DNA repair: a new function in cancer for a key player in apoptosis and cell cycle control.
J Mol Histol. 37 (5-7): 183-8.
- Apolipoprotein J
- Entrez Gene
- GO Terms
- GO:0001836 release of cytochrome c from mitochondria
- GO:0002576 platelet degranulation
- GO:0009615 response to virus
- GO:0005739 mitochondrion
- GO:0006629 lipid metabolic process
- GO:0006958 complement activation, classical pathway
- GO:0051787 misfolded protein binding
- GO:0030168 platelet activation
- GO:0031093 platelet alpha granule lumen
- View More GO Terms
- GO:0032463 negative regulation of protein homooligomerization
- GO:0034366 spherical high-density lipoprotein particle
- GO:0043691 reverse cholesterol transport
- GO:0045087 innate immune response
- GO:0051788 response to misfolded protein
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