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You are here:Home » Antibodies » Abs to Translation Initiation Factors » Anti -EIF2A (Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 2A, eIF-2A, 65kD Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 2A, CDA02, MSTP004, MSTP089)

Anti -EIF2A (Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 2A, eIF-2A, 65kD Eukaryotic
Translation Initiation Factor 2A, CDA02, MSTP004, MSTP089)

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Specifications

Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Affinity Purified IH
EIF-2alpha, also known as eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2alpha, promotes the binding of the initiator tRNA to the 40S ribosomal subunits and controls translational rates via phosphorylation/dephosphorylation mechanisms. The double-stranded RNA (dsRNA)-activated protein kinase (PKR) provides an important control in the regulation of protein synthesis initiation through the phosphorylation of eIF-2alpha. Phosphorylated eIF-2 alpha inhibits cell growth and induces apoptosis. Phosphorylation of eIF-2alpha occurs under a variety of conditions including viral infection, apoptosis, nutrient deprivation, heme-deprivation, and certain stresses. EIF-2 exists as a heterotrimeric protein composed of 3 nonidentical subunits, alpha (36kD), beta (38kD), and gamma (52 kD).
Applications:
Suitable for use in Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.
Catalog #E8949-09B
Recommended DilutionImmunohistochemistry: 1:50-1:100
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostRabbit
SourceHuman
ConcentrationAs reported
FormSupplied as a liquid in PBS (without Mg2+ and Ca2+), pH 7.4, 150mM sodium chloride, 0.02% sodium azide, 50% glycerol.
PurityPurified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
ImmunogenSynthetic non-phosphopeptide corresponding to human eIF2a around the phosphorylation site of Serine 49 (L-L-SP-E -L).
SpecificityRecognizes human eIF2A. Species Cross-Reactivity: mouse, rat.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


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