Purified anti-Connexin 43, 1-20 Antibody

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Clone
P1E11 (See other available formats)
Other Names
GJA1, Cx43, Gap Junction Protein Alpha 1
Isotype
Mouse IgG1, κ
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P1E11_PURE_Connexin_1_WB_Antibody_081117
Western blot of purified anti-Connexin 43, 1-20 antibody (clone P1E11). Lane 1: 20 µg of mouse brain lysate; Lane 2: 20 µg of rat brain lysate; Lane 3: 20 µg of HeLa cell lysate overexpressing Connexin 43; Lane 4: 20 µg of HeLa cell lysate overexpressing Connexin 45. The blot was incubated with 1 µg/mL of the primary antibody overnight at 4°C, followed by incubation with HRP labeled goat anti-mouse IgG (Cat. No. 405306). Enhanced chemiluminescence was used as the detection system.
  • P1E11_PURE_Connexin_1_WB_Antibody_081117
    Western blot of purified anti-Connexin 43, 1-20 antibody (clone P1E11). Lane 1: 20 µg of mouse brain lysate; Lane 2: 20 µg of rat brain lysate; Lane 3: 20 µg of HeLa cell lysate overexpressing Connexin 43; Lane 4: 20 µg of HeLa cell lysate overexpressing Connexin 45. The blot was incubated with 1 µg/mL of the primary antibody overnight at 4°C, followed by incubation with HRP labeled goat anti-mouse IgG (Cat. No. 405306). Enhanced chemiluminescence was used as the detection system.
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Description

Connexins are a family of transmembrane proteins that assemble to form vertebrate gap junctions, thus also called Gap Junction Proteins. So far, 21 Connexins have been discovered in humans. The gene GJA1 encodes Connexin 43 (Cx43), which is the most expressed Connexin, and can be found in many human tissues including skin, bone, and brain. Cx43 has been reported to be involved in synchronized contraction of the heart as well as embryonic development. Besides its functions as a channel protein, Cx43 also performs channel-independent functions. During brain and heart development, cytoplasmic Cx43 regulates the microtubule network and thus affects cell migration and polarity. In addition, mitochondrial GJA1 has also been reported to promote cell survival by down-regulating the intrinsic apoptotic pathway during conditions such as oxidative stress.

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Technical data sheet

Product Details

Reactivity
Mouse, Rat
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Mouse
Immunogen
A peptide corresponding to amino acids 1-20 of Connexin 43
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
Concentration
0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C.
Application

WB - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by Western blotting. For Western blotting, the suggested use of this reagent is 1 to 5 µg per ml. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application References

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  1. Pollmann MA, et al. 2005. Breast Cancer Res. 7(4):R522 (WB)
  2. Kozoriz MG, et al. 2010. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 69(2): 196 (WB)
  3. Maass K, et al. 2007. Circ Res. 101(12):1283 (WB)
  4. Gellhaus A, et al. 2010. J Cell Biochem. 110(1):129 (WB)
  5. Oxford EM, et al. 2007 Circ Res. 101(7): 703 (WB)
RRID
AB_2715866 (BioLegend Cat. No. 849901)
AB_2715867 (BioLegend Cat. No. 849902)

Antigen Details

Structure
Connexin 43 (GJA1) is a 382 amino acid protein with a molecular mass of 43 kD.
Distribution

Tissue distribution: expressed in most tissues, enriched in brain, endocrine, muscle, bone marrow, immune system, ovaries, testes, heart and skin.
Cellular distribution: plasma membrane, cytosol, mitochondria, golgi apparatus, cytoskeleton and endoplasmic reticulum membrane.

Function
Connexin 43 plays a role in cell-to-cell communication by forming channels, or gap junctions between cells. It allows for the transport of nutrients, charged particles (ions), and other small molecules that carry necessary communication signals between cells.
Biology Area
Cell Adhesion, Cell Biology
Molecular Family
Gap Junction Proteins
Antigen References

1. Grek CL, et al. 2016. Cancer Lett. 374(1):117
2. Lilly E, et al. 2016. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 50:4
3. Michela P, et al. 2015. Eur J Pharmacol. 768:71

Gene ID
2697 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about Connexin 43 on UniProt.org

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