Product Type: Antibody
Descritpion: This gene encodes a nuclear-localized E3 ubiquitin ligase. The encoded protein can promote tumor formation by targeting tumor suppressor proteins, such as p53, for proteasomal degradation. This gene is itself transcriptionally-regulated by p53. Overexpression or amplification of this locus is detected in a variety of different cancers. There is a pseudogene for this gene on chromosome 2. Alternative splicing results in a multitude of transcript variants, many of which may be expressed only in tumor cells.
Research Areas: Cancer, Cell Biology, Epigenetics and Nuclear Signaling
Recommended Dilutions: WB 1:500-1:2000, IHC 1:100-300, ELISA 1:20000
Size: 200 uL
Immunogen: Synthesized peptide derived from the C-terminal region of human MDM2.
Formulation: PBS with 0.02% sodium azide,0.5% BSA and 50% glycerol pH 7.4.
Purification: Affinity purification
Calculated MW: 55kDa
Tissue Specificity/Positive Control: Ubiquitous. Isoform Mdm2-A, isoform Mdm2-B, isoform Mdm2-C, isoform Mdm2-D, isoform Mdm2-E, isoform Mdm2-F and isoform Mdm2-G are observed in a range of cancers but absent in normal tissues.
Cellular Localization: Nucleus>nucleoplasm. Cytoplasm. Nucleus>nucleolus. Expressed predominantly in the nucleoplasm. Interaction with ARF(P14) results in the localization of both proteins to the nucleolus. The nucleolar localization signals in both ARF(P14) and MDM2 may be necessary to allow efficient nucleolar localization of both proteins. Colocalizes with RASSF1 isoform A in the nucleus.
Storage: Store at -20C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.