Caspase 9 Rabbit anti-Human, Mouse, Polyclonal, Invitrogen
Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Invitrogen PA515191
DescriptionCaspase 9 (ICE-like apoptotic protease 6, ICE LAP6, apoptotic protease Mch6, apoptotic protease activating factor 3, Apaf3) is a member of the peptidase family C14 that contains a CARD domain. Caspases are cysteine proteases, expressed as inactive precursors, that mediate apoptosis by proteolysis of specific substrates. Caspase 9 is active as a heterotetramer, is present in the cytosol and, upon activation, translocates to the mitochondria. Caspase 9 is involved in the caspase activation cascade responsible for apoptosis execution and cleaves/activates Caspase 3 and Caspase 6. Further, Caspase 9 is involved in the activation cascade of caspases responsible for apoptosis execution. Binding of caspase-9 to Apaf- 1 leads to activation of the protease which then cleaves and activates caspase-3. Caspase 9 promotes DNA damage-induced apoptosis in a ABL1/c-Abl-dependent manner, and proteolytically cleaves poly(ADP- ribose) polymerase (PARP). Caspase 9 is expressed in variety of human tissues. An isoform of rat Caspase-9 has been identified in which the C terminus of full-length Caspase-9 is replaced with an alternative peptide sequence. Mutations in Caspase 9 affect brain development. In mice, insufficient Caspase 9 have resulted in abnormal cerebrum development and neuron development. In humans, dysfunctional Caspase 9 expression vary from tissue to tissue. Low levels of Caspase 9 may play a role in cancer development and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).
|KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 183-211 amino acids from the central region of human CASP9|
|Ammonium sulfate precipitation, Size-exclusion - Dialysis|
|Immunocytochemistry, Immunofluorescence, Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), Western Blot|
|PBS with 0.09% sodium azide|
|Caspase-9 [Precursor]; CASP-9; ICE-like apoptotic protease 6; ICE-LAP6; Apoptotic protease Mch-6; Apoptotic protease-activating factor 3; APAF-3; CASP9; MCH6; cas9|
|Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
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