Transitional Endoplasmic Reticulum ATPase (VCP) Antibody

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VCP Antibody is a Rabbit Polyclonal antibody against VCP. Transitional Endoplasmic Reticulum ATPase (VCP) is a highly conserved and abundant 97 kDa protein that belongs to the AAA (ATPase associated with a variety of cellular activities) family of proteins. VCP assembles as a homo-hexamer, forming a ring with a channel at its center (1,2,3). VCP homo-hexamers associate with a variety of protein cofactors to form many distinct protein complexes, which act as chaperones to unfold proteins and transport them to specific cellular compartments or to the proteosome (4). These protein complexes participate in many cellular functions, including vesicle transport and fusion, fragmentation and reassembly of the golgi stacks during mitosis, nuclear envelope formation and spindle disassembly following mitosis, cell cycle regulation, DNA damage repair, apoptosis, B- and T-cell activation, NF-κB-mediated transcriptional regulation, endoplasmic reticulum (ER)-associated degradation and protein degradation (4). VCP appears to localize mainly to the endoplasmic reticulum; however, tyrosine phosphorylation is associated with relocalization to the centrosome during mitosis (5). In addition, following cellular exposure to ionizing radition, VCP is phosphorylated at Ser784 in an ATM-dependent manner and accumulates in the nucleus at sites of double-stranded DNA breaks (DSBs) (6). Exposure to other types of DNA damaging agents such as UV light, bleomycin or doxorubicin results in phosphorylation of VCP by ATR and DNA-PK in an ATM-independent manner (6).

Target Transitional Endoplasmic Reticulum ATPase (VCP)
Clonality Polyclonal
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat
Tested Applications WB, IHC
Host Rabbit
Recommended dilutions WB: 1/500 - 1/2000, IHC: 1/50 - 1/200. Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Conjugation Unconjugated
Immunogen A synthetic peptide of human VCP.
Isotype IgG
Form Liquid
Purification Purified by affinity chromatography.
Storage Aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
UniProt Primary AC P55072 (UniProt, ExPASy)
UniProt Secondary AC B2R5T8, Q0V924, Q2TAI5, Q969G7, Q9UCD5
UniProt Entry Name TERA_HUMAN
Gene Symbol VCP
GeneID 7415
KEGG hsa:7415
String 9606.ENSP00000351777
Molecular Weight Calculated MW: 89 kDa
Observed MW: 105 kDa
Buffer PBS, pH 7.3, 0.02% sodium azide, 50% glycerol.
Concentration > 0.5 mg/ml
Availability Shipped within 5-10 working days.
Note This product is for research use only.
Research Articles on Transitional Endoplasmic Reticulum ATPase (VCP)

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