Technical Data
N3019-01
NODAL (Nodal Homolog)
Description:
Vertebrates have characteristic and conserved left-right (L-R) visceral asymmetries, for example the left-sided heart. In humans, alterations of L-R development can have serious clinical implications, including cardiac defects. Results support a key role for nodal and nodal-related genes in interpreting and relaying L-R patterning information in vertebrates. Left-sided expression of Nodal in the lateral plate mesoderm is a conserved feature necessary for the establishment of normal left-right asymmetry during vertebrate embryogenesis. By using gain- and loss-of-function experiments in zebrafish and mouse, it has been shown that the activity of the Notch pathway is necessary and sufficient for Nodal expression around the node, and for proper left-right determination. During gastrulation, the three germ layers of the embryo are formed and organized along the anterior-posterior body axis. In the mouse, gastrulation involves the delamination of ectodermal cells through the primitive streak and their differentiation into mesoderm. The nodal signaling molecule is essential for mesoderm formation and subsequent organization of axial structures in early mouse development.

Applications:
Suitable for use in Peptide ELISA. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilutions:
Peptide ELISA: 1:8000
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 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
PabIgGAffinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
100ug-20CBlue IceGoat
Concentration:
~0.5mg/ml
Immunogen:
Synthetic peptide corresponding to ECPNPVGEEFH from the internal region of human NODAL (NP_060525).
Purity:
Purified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in Tris saline, pH 7.3, 0.5% BSA, 0.02% sodium azide.
Specificity:
Recognizes NODAL. Species Sequence Homology: human, mouse and rat.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.