Technical Data
A0767-04F
ACTN4 (Alpha-actinin-4, Non-muscle alpha-actinin 4, F-actin Cross-linking Protein)
Description:
Alpha actinins belong to the spectrin superfamily which represents a diverse group of cytoskeletal proteins, including the alpha and beta spectrins and dystrophins. Alpha actinin is an actin-binding protein with multiple roles in different cell types. In nonmuscle cells, the cytoskeletal isoform is found along microfilament bundles and adherens-type junctions, where it is involved in binding actin to the membrane. In contrast, skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle isoforms are localized to the Z-disc and analogous dense bodies, where they help anchor the myofibrillar actin filaments. This protein is a nonmuscle, alpha actinin isoform which is concentrated in the cytoplasm, and is thought to be involved in metastatic processes. Mutations in the gene encoding this protein have been associated with focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis.

Applications:
Suitable for use in ELISA, Western Blot, Immunofluorescence and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Immunofluorescence: 20ug/ml
Immunohistochemistry (Formalin fixed paraffin embedded): 5ug/ml
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

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,k4D10Affinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
50ug-20CBlue IceHumanMouse
Concentration:
~0.5mg/ml
Immunogen:
Recombinant corresponding to aa592-702 from human ACTN4 with GST tag. MW of the GST tag alone is 26kD.
Purity:
Purified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.2.
Specificity:
Recognizes human ACTN4. Species sequence homology: mouse and rat.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.