Product Pathways - Protein Stability
Cathepsin D Antibody #2284
|2284S||100 µl (10 western blots)||---||In Stock||---|
|2284||carrier free and custom formulation / quantity||email request|
|W||1:1000||Human, Monkey||Endogenous||46, 43, 28||Rabbit|
Species cross-reactivity is determined by western blot.
Applications Key: W=Western Blotting, IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), F=Flow Cytometry
Specificity / Sensitivity
Cathepsin D Antibody detects endogenous levels of preprocathepsin D, procathepsin D and the heavy chain subunit of mature cathepsin D.
Source / Purification
Polyclonal antibodies are produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic peptide corresponding to residues with the heavy chain subunit of human Cathepsin D. Antibodies are purified by protein A and peptide affinity chromatography.
Western blot analysis of extracts from PANC1, SNB19 and MCF-7 cell lines using Cathepsin D Antibody.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human lung carcinoma using Cathepsin D Antibody.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma using Cathepsin D Antibody.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human papillary carcinoma using Cathepsin D Antibody.
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human serous adenocarcinoma using Cathepsin D Antibody.
Flow cytometric analysis of MCF-7 cells using Cathepsin D Antibody (blue) compared to a nonspecific negative control antibody (red).
Cathepsin D is a ubiquitously expressed lysosomal aspartyl protease involved in the normal degradation of proteins (1). It is synthesized as an inactive 43 kDa preprocathepsin D that is cleaved and glycosylated to form a 46 kDa procathepsin D and then further cleaved to produce 28 kDa and 15 kDa subunits (heavy and light chains, respectively) (2). Cathepsin D may also be secreted into the cytosol during apoptosis and contribute to cleavage of substrates implicated in the apoptotic pathway (3). Numerous studies have suggested that cathepsin D plays a role in neuronal degradation and malignant transformation, particularily in breast cancer (4-9).
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