Technical Data
029410
AGO3 (Protein Argonaute-3, Argonaute3, hAgo3, Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 2C 3, eIF-2C 3, eIF2C 3, EIF2C3)
Description:
Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2C 3, Ago3, belongs to the argonaute family and contains 1 PAZ and 1 Piwi domain. Ago3 is indicated to play a role in the RNA interference (RNAi) pathway, which is important for heterochromatin formation and accurate chromosome segregation. Unlike Ago1 and Ago2, Ago3 and AG04 do not possess the ability to dissociate miRNA duplexes in a minimal in vitro system. Re-introduction of any Ago variant into embyronic (ES) cells deficient for expression of all four Ago variants will rescue miRNA silencing defects and reduce apoptosis.

Applications:
Suitable for use in Immunoprecipitation and Immunocytochemistry. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Immunocytochemistry: 1:500
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Positive Control:
HeLa cells

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. 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.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
MabIgG2a,k13A153Affinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
100ug-20CBlue IceHumanMouse
Concentration:
~1mg/ml
Immunogen:
Recombinant corresponding to human AGO3.
Purity:
Purified by Protein G affinity chromatography.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in 0.1M Tris-glycine, pH 7.4, 150mM sodium chloride, 0.05% sodium azide.
Specificity:
Recognizes human AGO3.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
1. Azuma-Mukai, A., et al. (2008). Proc Natl Acad Sci. USA. 105(23):7964-7969. 2. Chu, Y., et al. (2010). Nucleic Acid Res. 28(21):7736-7748.