Technical Data
APAF1 (Apoptotic Protease-activating Factor 1, APAF-1, KIAA0413)
Apaf1 has been described as the core of the apoptosome. Deficiency in murine Apaf1 leads to embryonic lethality with a phenotype affecting many aspects of developmental apoptosis. In the developing brain, Apaf1 is a death regulator of the neuronal founder cells. Combined intercrosses of mouse lines mutant for members of the mitochondrial death pathway are providing us with some clues about the relative regulation existing among neuronal cell populations. Apaf1-deficient embryos display an interesting phenotype in the inner ear and in limb development, which involves different caspase-dependent and -independent pathways. Moreover, APAF1 is mutated in human melanomas, and its depletion contributes to malignant transformation in a mouse model of cancer.

Suitable for use in Western Blot and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Immunohistochemistry (Formalin fixed paraffin embedded): 20ug/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.
50ug-20CBlue IceHumanRabbit
Synthetic peptide corresponding to aa12-28 of human APAF1 (KLH).
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.02% sodium azide.
Recognizes human APAF1. Species sequence homology: Mouse and rat.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.