Rabbit anti Uracil-DNA glycolase 1 antibody recognizes uracil-DNA glycosylase 1 (UNG1), a member of the uracil-DNA glycosylase and cyclin family. Two isoforms of UNG exist, isoform 1 is expressed in the mitochondria of in skeletal muscle, heart and testicles while isoform 2 (UNG2) is more abundant in proliferating tissues and expressed in the nucleus.
Uracil residues can be misincorporated into DNA by DNA polymerase or by deamination of cytosine. UNG1 is a major enzyme in base excision repair, excising the misincorporated uracil residues in a process crucial to increasing immunoglobulin diversity. In association with activation-induced cytosine deaminase, UNG is also essential to the generation of strand breaks that initiate class switch recombination.
UNG is also involved in the innate immune response against retroviral infections, HIV-1 accessory protein Vpr induces the rapid degradation of UNG2.
- Target Species
- Species Cross-Reactivity
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- N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Antiserum Preparation
- Antisera to human uracil-DNA glycosylase 1 were raised by repeated immunisations of rabbits with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography.
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- 14 amino acid peptide sequence near the amino terminus of human UNG1.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0mg/ml
- This product is shipped at ambient temperature. It is recommended to aliquot and store at -20°C on receipt. When thawed, aliquot the sample as needed. Keep aliquots at 2-8°C for short term use (up to 4 weeks) and store the remaining aliquots at -20°C.
Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
- 12 months from date of despatch
- Entrez Gene
- GO Terms
uracil DNA N-glycosylase activity
interspecies interaction between organisms
- 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 Uracil-DNA Glycosylase 1 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
- AHP1201 detects a band of approximately 34.6kDa in C2C/2 cell lysates.
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Secondary Antibodies Available
Useful Reagents Available
Product Specific References
Hagen, L. et al. (2007) Genomic uracil and human disease.
Exp Cell Res. 312:2666-2672.
Krokan, H.E. et al. (2001) Properties and functions of human uracil-DNA glycosylase from the UNG gene.
Prog Nucleic Acid Res Mol Biol. 68: 365-86.
Akbari, M. et al. (2007) Different organization of base excision repair of uracil in DNA in nuclei and mitochondria and selective upregulation of mitochondrial uracil-DNA glycosylase after oxidative stress.
Neuroscience. 145 (4): 1201-12.
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