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Anti -PROX1, ID (Prospero Homeobox Protein 1, Homeobox Prospero-like Protein PROX1,


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Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Affinity Purified E B IH
The expression pattern of Prox1 suggests that it has a role in a variety of embryonic tissues, including lens. Prox mRNA is present in many different human tissues with lens demonstrating the highest level. Homozygous Prox1-null mice die at midgestation from multiple developmental defects, and a targeted effect on lens development has been reported. Prox1 inactivation caused abnormal cellular proliferation, downregulated expression of the cell cycle inhibitors Cdkn1b and Cdkn1c, misexpression of E-cadherin, and excessive apoptosis. Consequently, mutant lens cells failed to polarize and elongate properly, resulting in a hollow lens. Prox1 is expressed in a subpopulation of endothelial cells that by budding and sprouting give rise to the lymphatic system. Prox1 appears to be a specific and required regulator of the development of the lymphatic system. Prox1 also has been documented to be required for hepatocyte migration in the mouse. Loss of Prox1 results in a smaller liver with a reduced population of clustered hepatocytes. The homeodomain protein Prox1 regulates the egress of progenitor cells from the cell cycle in the embryonic mouse retina. Cells lacking Prox1 are less likely to stop dividing, and ectopic expression of Prox1 forces progenitor cells to exit the cell cycle. Prox1 acts as a key participant in progenitor-cell proliferation and cell-fate determination in the vertebrate retina.
Catalog #P9130-01C
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA, Western Blot, and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionELISA: 1:1,000
Western Blot: 1:50-1:100
Immunohistochemistry: 1:10-1:50
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.
Clone TypePolyclonal
ConcentrationAs reported
FormSupplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.09% sodium azide.
PurityPurified by ammonium sulfate precipitation.
ImmunogenSynthetic peptide selected from the Center region of human PROX1 (KLH).
SpecificityRecognizes human PROX1.
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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