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SKU:PA1068
Pack Size:100μg/vial
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Clonality:Polyclonal
Application:IHC-P, WB
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Product Name Anti-PP2A-alpha Antibody
SKU/Catalog Number PA1068
Description Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Serine/threonine-protein phosphatase 2A catalytic subunit alpha isoform(PPP2CA) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Human;Mouse;Rat.
Cite This Product Anti-PP2A-alpha Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1068)
Replacement Item This antibody may replace the following items: sc-12615|sc-12615-R|sc-130237|sc-13601|sc-14020|sc-166034|sc-271903|sc-376673|sc-376824|sc-56950|sc-6110|sc-80665|sc-81601|sc-81602|sc-81603 from Santa Cruz Biotechnology.
Host Rabbit
Isotype N/A
Validated Species Human, Mouse, Rat
Predicted Species Hamster

*This antibody is predicted to react with the above species based on antigen sequence similarities. Our Boster Guarantee covers the use of this product with the above species.

Application IHC-P, WB

*Our Boster Guarantee covers the use of this product in the above tested applications.

**For positive and negative control design, consult "Tissue specificity" under Protein Target Info.

Recommended Detection Systems Boster recommends Enhanced Chemiluminescent Kit with anti-Rabbit IgG (EK1002) for Western blot, and HRP Conjugated anti-Rabbit IgG Super Vision Assay Kit (SV0002-1) for IHC(P).
*Blocking peptide can be purchased at $50. Contact us for more information
**Boster also offers various secondary antibodies for Immunoflourescecne and IHC. Take advantage of the buy 1 primary antibody get 1 secondary antibody for free promotion for the entire year 2017!
Immunogen A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the N-terminus of human PP2A-alpha(6-20aa FTKELDQWIEQLNEC), identical to the related rat and mouse sequences.
Cross Reactivity No cross reactivity with other proteins
Pack Size 100μg/vial

Properties

Clonality Polyclonal
Form Lyophilized
Contents Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.
*carrier free antibody available upon request.
Concentration Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.
Storage At -20˚C for one year. After reconstitution, at 4˚C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20˚C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.
Purification Immunogen affinity purified.
Isotype N/A

Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)

You can check the tissue specificity below for information on selecting positive and negative control.

Gene Name PPP2CA
Protein Name Serine/threonine-protein phosphatase 2A catalytic subunit alpha isoform(PP2A-alpha)
Molecular Weight 35594 MW
Protein Function PP2A is the major phosphatase for microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs). PP2A can modulate the activity of phosphorylase B kinase casein kinase 2, mitogen-stimulated S6 kinase, and MAP-2 kinase. Cooperates with SGOL2 to protect centromeric cohesin from separase-mediated cleavage in oocytes specifically during meiosis I (By similarity). Can dephosphorylate SV40 large T antigen and p53/TP53. Activates RAF1 by dephosphorylating it at 'Ser-259'. .
Subcellular Localization Cytoplasm . Nucleus . Chromosome, centromere . Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, spindle pole . In prometaphase cells, but not in anaphase cells, localizes at centromeres. During mitosis, also found at spindle poles. Centromeric localization requires the presence of SGOL2 (By similarity). .
Uniprot ID P67775
Alternative Names Serine/threonine-protein phosphatase 2A catalytic subunit alpha isoform;PP2A-alpha;3.1.3.16;Replication protein C;RP-C;PPP2CA;
Research Areas |cell biology|cell cycle|kinases/phosphatases| cell biology| neuroscience|neurotransmission|intracellular signaling| signal transduction|protein phosphorylation|ser / thr phosphatases| stem cells|signaling pathways|wnt|cytoplasmic| epigenetics and nuclear signaling|tgf beta| cancer| cardiovascular|heart|contractility|contractile proteins|troponin|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.

Background for Serine/threonine-protein phosphatase 2A catalytic subunit alpha isoform(PP2A-alpha)

The catalytic subunit of human protein phosphatase 2A(PPP2CA) encodes a 309-amino acid polypeptide.It is localized to chromosome 5. The gene(approximately 30 kbp) is composed of seven exons and six introns. It is predicted to be important for phosphatase enzymatic activity. Methylation of the C-terminal leucine residue(Leu309) of protein serine/threonine phosphatase 2A catalytic subunit(PP2AC) is known to regulate catalytic activity in vitro. Furthermore, PP2A has a fundamental role in cardiac function, and suggests that disturbances in protein phosphatase expression and activity may cause or exacerbate the course of cardiac diseases.

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Anti-PP2A-alpha Antibody
Anti-PP2A-alpha antibody, PA1068, Western blotting
All lanes: Anti PP2A-alpha(PA1068) at 0.5ug/ml
Lane 1: Rat kidney Tissue Lysate at 50ug
Lane 2: HELA Whole Cell Lysate at 40ug
Predicted bind size: 36KD
Observed bind size: 36KD
Anti-PP2A-alpha Antibody
Anti-PP2A-alpha antibody, PA1068, IHC(P)
IHC(P): Human Mammary Cancer Tissue
Anti-PP2A-alpha Antibody
Anti-PP2A-alpha antibody, PA1068, IHC(P)
IHC(P): Rat Kidney Tissue
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Publications

Tian Hp, Qiu Tz, Zhao J, Li Lx, Guo J. Brain Inj. 2009 Dec;23(13-14):1073-80. Doi: 10.3109/02699050903379388. Sphingomyelinase-Induced Ceramide Production Stimulate Calcium-Independent Jnk And Pp2A Activation Following Cerebral Ischemia.

FAQs

Q: Do you offer BSA-free antibodies? Keyword: Bovine serum albumin, carrier protein, conjugation
A: Yes, please contact us at support@bosterbio.com for more information about BSA-free antibodies and availability. The new BSA-free formula uses trehalose as a replacement to BSA. We have tested many alternative chemicals and found that trehalose protects the antibodies the best.
Q: Is your western blot protocol provided from the website applicable for all your antibodies? Keyword: applications, WB
A: The protocol is applicable for all our antibodies in WB, the NC Membrane(0.45μm or 0.22μm) and transfer time(70 mins or 50 mins) depends on the protein molecular weight, details can be found in included protocol.
Q: Can I conjugate markers to this antibody? Can I link custom conjugates to this antibody? Keyword: conjugation
A: The antibody is stored with BSA and cannot be conjugated with markers. Carrier free antibodies are available upon request. Please contact support@bosterbio.com
Q: What should I use for negative control?
A: Please contact us for negative control suggestions. You can also check expression databases such as genecards, uniprot etc. Due to logistic reasons, we do not sell serum or lysates that we use internally for positive or negative control.
Q: Where can I find troubleshooting information? What should I do if I have unexpected bands, high background, no signal, weak signal
A: You can find Boster's troubleshoot guides under tech support tab. Please contact us for further assistance on troubleshooting your experiment.
Q: What is the immunogen sequence of this antibody? Is this antibody polyclonal or monoclonal?
A: You can find the immunogen sequence under "Immunogen" and clonality in the product name.
Q: What is the expected band size? Why is it different than the observed band size?
A: The expected band size is predicted on the size of the protein. The actual band size may be affected by a few other factors including but not limited to:
1. Post-translational modification:phosphorylation, methylation, glycosylation etc. These modifications prevent SDS molecules from binding to the target protein and thus make the band size appear larger than expected
2. Post-translational cleavage: this can cause smaller bands and or multiple bands

3. Alternative splicing: the same gene can have alternative splicing patterns generating different size proteins, all with reactivities to the antibody.

4. Amino Acid R chain charge: SDS binds to positive charges. The different size and charge of the Amino Acid side chains can affect the amount of SDS binding and thus affect the observed band size.
5. Multimers: Multimers are usually broken up in reducing conditions. However if the interactions between the multimers are strong, the band may appear higher.,
Q: What is the suggested dilution ratio for Western Blot (WB), Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and or ELISA standards? What is the optimal pH for the sample?
A: Check the datasheet for the product for details on dilution ratios for different experiments. You can find the datasheet button on the right side of the product page.
Q: What is the protocol you used for your Western blotting (WB) and Immunohistochemistry (IHC)?
A: Check our protocols under the tech support tab.
Q: What are some alternative names that could be used to describe this product?
A: Some common names include but are not limited to pp2a alpha antibody, pp2a-alpha antibody, pp2ac antibody