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- Other Names
- Protein DJ-1, DJ1, oncogene DJ1, PARK7, Parkinson's disease protein 7, Parkinson disease (autosomal recessive, early onset) 7, Parkinsonism-Associated Deglycase, HEL-S-67p, epididymis secretory sperm binding protein Li 67p, GATD2, Protein Deglycase D
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DJ-1 (PARK7) belongs to the peptidase C56 family of proteins and is expressed in almost all human cells and tissues. DJ-1 is a multi-functional protein associated with mitochondrial function, mitophagy, and male fertility. It acts as an oxidative stress sensor, redox-sensitive chaperone and protease. Therefore, the protein has an important role in cell protection against oxidative stress and cell death. DJ-1 is also associated with prostate cancer, and specific mutations of the protein are linked to autosomal recessive, early onset Parkinson’s disease.Product Details
- Human DJ-1, amino acids MET1-ASP189 (Accession# NM_001123377.1), with an N-terminal GST tag that was expressed in E. coli cells.
- Molecular Mass
- Human DJ-1 is a 189 amino acid protein with an apparent molecular weight of ~20 kD.
- >95% by Licor digital image analysis
- PBS containing 2mM DTT, pH 7.2
- 25 µg size: 0.2 mg/mL100 µg size: lot-specific (to obtain lot-specific concentration, please enter the lot number in our Concentration and Expiration Lookup or Certificate of Analysis online tools.)
- Storage & Handling
- Stored at ≤ -20°C. For maximum results, quick spin vial prior to opening. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
WB - Quality tested
Direct ELISA - Verified
- Recommended Usage
Validated in WB and Direct ELISA as coating peptide.
The recombinant protein may also be useful in additional applications such as capture ELISA and Immunoprecipitation. Optimal conditions to be determined by end user.
- Application Notes
Direct ELISA: 2 µg/ml (100 ng/well) Coat Concentration.
WB: 20 ng per lane.
- Human DJ-1 is a 189 amino acid protein with an apparent molecular weight of 20 kD. The protein consists of 7 beta-strands and 7 alpha-helices, and exits as a dimer.
Tissue distribution: Highly expressed in pancreas, kidney, skeletal muscle, liver, testis, and heart. Detected at slightly lower levels in brain and placenta.
Cellular distribution: Mitochondria, nucleus, cytosol, plasma membrane, and extracellular.
- DJ-1 functions as an oxidative stress sensor and redox-sensitive chaperone.
- PINK1, Parkin, EFCAB6/DJBP, OTUD7B, BBS1, HIPK1, CLCF1 and MTERF.
- Antigen References
- Gene ID
- 11315 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about DJ-1 on UniProt.org
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