PRPF8 antibody

Rabbit anti PRPF8

Product Type
PrecisionAb Polyclonal
Isotype
Polyclonal IgG
Format
Purified
Specificity
PRPF8

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Rabbit anti Human PRPF8 antibody recognizes PRPF8 also known as pre-mRNA-processing-splicing factor 8, 220 kDa U5 snRNP-specific protein, PRP8 homolog, PRP8 pre-mRNA processing factor 8 homolog, apoptosis-regulated protein 1, apoptosis-regulated protein 2, or splicing factor Prp8.

Pre-mRNA splicing occurs in 2 sequential transesterification steps. The protein encoded by the PRPF8 gene is a component of both U2- and U12-dependent spliceosomes, and found to be essential for the catalytic step II in pre-mRNA splicing process. It contains several WD repeats, which function in protein-protein interactions. This protein has a sequence similarity to yeast Prp8 protein (provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008). Mutations in the PRPF8 gene cause development of Retinitis pigmentosa 13 (RP13) characterized by retinal pigment deposits visible on fundus examination and primary loss of rod photoreceptor cells followed by secondary loss of cone photoreceptors (van Lith-Verhoeven et al. 2002).

Rabbit anti Human PRPF8 antibody detects a band of 250 kDa. The antibody has been extensively validated for western blotting using whole cell lysates.
PrecisionAb Antibodies

Target Species
Human
Western Blotting
Anti PRPF8 detects a band of approximately 250 kDa in K562 cell lysates.
Species Cross-Reactivity
Target SpeciesCross Reactivity
Mouse
N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid.
Preparation
Rabbit polyclonal antibody purified by affinity chromatography.
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline.
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
2% Sucrose.
Immunogen
Synthetic peptide directed towards the N terminal region of human PRPF8
Regulatory
For research purposes only.
Guarantee
12 months from date of despatch.
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Store undiluted at -20°C, avoiding repeated freeze thaw cycles.

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.
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Western Blotting 1/1000
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UniProt
Q6P2Q9
Entrez Gene
PRPF8
GO Terms
GO:0005515 protein binding
GO:0000398 nuclear mRNA splicing, via spliceosome
GO:0003723 RNA binding
GO:0005681 spliceosomal complex
GO:0005682 U5 snRNP
GO:0007601 visual perception
GO:0016607 nuclear speck
GO:0050896 response to stimulus
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