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Anti -Patched 1 (PTCH1)

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Clone Host Grade Applications
Monoclonal Rabbit Supernatant B IP
Patched1 and 2 (PTCH1 and PTCH2) are twelve-pass transmembrane proteins that function as the receiving receptors for members of the Hedgehog family of proteins (1-4). In the absence of Hedgehog proteins, PTCH suppresses the otherwise constitutively active signaling receptor Smoothened (Smo) so that the Hedgehog signaling pathway is in the off state (5,6). Deactivating mutations that impair the ability of PTCH1 to suppress Smo are frequently found in patients with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (7,8). PTCH proteins have a sterol-sensing domain (SSD) also found in several proteins that function in cholesterol homeostasis, such as HMGCR (3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl coenzyme A-reductase) and SCAP (sterol regulatory element-binding protein-cleavage activating protein). However, the role of the SSD in Patched proteins is not clear (9,10). PTCH1 itself is a target of Hedgehog signaling (11), with elevated PTCH1 expression as a surrogate marker for Hedgehog pathway activation (12-14).
Catalog #P3113-82E
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Western Blot and Immunoprecipitation. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionWestern Blot: 1:1000
Immunoprecipitation: 1:50
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. 
Molecular Weight180-210kD
Clone TypeMonoclonal
IsotypeIgG
Clone No7H49
HostRabbit
SourceHuman
ConcentrationNot Determined
FormSupplied as a liquid in 10mM sodium HEPES, pH 7.5, 150mM sodium chloride, 0.1mg/ml BSA, 0.02% sodium azide, 50% glycerol.
PuritySupernatant
ImmunogenSynthetic peptide corresponding to residues surrounding Pro1307 of human PTCH1 (KLH).
SpecificityRecognizes transfected levels of human PTCH1. Also recognizes endogenous levels of PTCH1.
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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