Technical Data
BLIMP1 (PR Domain Zinc Finger Protein 1, BLIMP-1, Beta-interferon Gene Positive Regulatory Domain I-binding Factor, PR Domain-containing Protein 1, Positive Regulatory Domain I-binding Factor 1, PRDI-BF1, PRDI-binding Factor 1, PRDM1)
Blimp-1 was initially identified as a zinc finger-containing protein that drives the maturation of B lymphocytes into immunoglobulin-secreting cells. Together with X-box- binding protein 1 (XBP1), Blimp-1 is induced upon terminal differentiation of plasma cells. The transcriptional repressor activity of Blimp-1 has also been found to regulate T cell homeostasis and function, possibly by suppressing the expression of the cytokines IL-2 and interferon-g during T cell development. More recent experiments have suggested that Blimp-1 also plays a major role in the formation of primordial germ cells (PGC) in developing mammalian embryos. In these experiments, Blimp-1-deficient mutant mouse embryos form a cluster of PGC-like cells which fail to show the expected migration, proliferation, and repression of homeobox genes that normally accompany specification of primordial germ cells.

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

Recommended Dilution:
ELISA: 1:8000
Western Blot: 0.3-1ug/ml, observed in lysates of cell lines A431 and A549 on ~90kD bands
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Storage and Stability:
May 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.
PabIgGAffinity Purified
100ug-20°CBlue IceHumanGoat
Synthetic peptide corresponding to C-DISDNADRLEDVED, from human PRDM1, at the internal region of the protein (NP_001189.2, NP_878911.1).
Purified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
Supplied as a liquid in Tris saline, 0.02% sodium azide, pH 7.3, 0.5% BSA.
Recognizes human PRDM1. Species sequence homology: Bovine, canine, mouse, porcine and rat.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
1. Wang X, Belguise K, O'Neill CF, Sánchez-Morgan N, Romagnoli M, Eddy SF, Mineva ND, Yu Z, Min C, Trinkaus-Randall V, Chalbos D, Sonenshein GE. RelB NF-kappaB represses estrogen receptor alpha expression via induction of the zinc finger protein Blimp1. Molecular and cellular biology 2009 Jul 29(14):3832-44.