Technical Data
B2106-70P
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)
Description:
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.

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

Recommended Dilution:
ELISA: 1:2000
Western Blot: 1-3ug/ml, observed in human brain (cerebellum) lysates on ~100kD bands
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
PabAffinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
100ug-20CBlue IceHumanGoat
Concentration:
~0.5mg/ml
Immunogen:
Synthetic peptide corresponding to C-KVKQETVEPMDP, from human PRDM1, at C-terminal (NP_001189.2; NP_878911.1).
Purity:
Purified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in Tris saline, 0.02% sodium azide, pH 7.3, 0.5% BSA.
Specificity:
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. Chang DH, Angelin-Duclos C, Calame K. BLIMP-1: trigger for differentiation of myeloid lineage. Nat Immunol. 2000 Aug;1(2):169-76.