LC3 (APG8A) (cleaved) Peptide

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Protein Name
Protein Region
cleaved
Source
Synthetic
Antibody Type Synthetic
Application
Blocking Peptide (BP)
Pubmed 5 references available
Quantity 0.1 mg
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Immunogen Synthetic peptide
Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP1805a was selected from the C-terminal cleavage site of human cleaved-LC3 (APG8a). A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.
Background Autophagy is a process of intracellular bulk degradation in which cytoplasmic components including organelles are sequestered within double-membrane vesicles that deliver the contents to the lysosome/vacuole for degradation. There are three primary forms of autophagy: chaperone-mediated autophagy, microautophagy and macroautophagy. During macroautophagy, the sequestering vesicles, termed autophagosomes, fuse with the lysosome or vacuole resulting in the delivery of an inner vesicle (autophagic body) into the lumen of the degradative compartment. There are 16 proteins participating in autophagy pathway in human (http://ca.expasy.org/cgi-bin/get-entries? KW=Autophagy&view=tree). Abgent’s exclusive product line for autophagy research, 2-4 epitopes for each protein, provides antibodies against each protein in the pathway.
Restrictions For Research Use only
Storage 4
Storage Comment Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles
Expiry Date 6 months
Background publications He, Dang, Dai et al.: "Post-translational modifications of three members of the human MAP1LC3 family and detection of a novel type of modification for MAP1LC3B." in: The Journal of biological chemistry, Vol. 278, Issue 31, pp. 29278-87, 2003 (PubMed).

Tanida, Ueno, Kominami: "LC3 conjugation system in mammalian autophagy." in: The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology, Vol. 36, Issue 12, pp. 2503-18, 2004 (PubMed).

Shintani, Klionsky: "Autophagy in health and disease: a double-edged sword." in: Science (New York, N.Y.), Vol. 306, Issue 5698, pp. 990-5, 2004 (PubMed).

Lum, DeBerardinis, Thompson: "Autophagy in metazoans: cell survival in the land of plenty." in: Nature reviews. Molecular cell biology, Vol. 6, Issue 6, pp. 439-48, 2005 (PubMed).

Baehrecke: "Autophagy: dual roles in life and death?" in: Nature reviews. Molecular cell biology, Vol. 6, Issue 6, pp. 505-10, 2005 (PubMed).

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