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SKU:PA1413
Pack Size:100μg/vial
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Clonality:Polyclonal
Application:IHC, WB
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Product Name Anti-Progesterone Receptor Antibody
SKU/Catalog Number PA1413
Description Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Progesterone receptor(PGR) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Human;Mouse;Rat.
Cite This Product Anti-Progesterone Receptor Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1413)
Replacement Item This antibody may replace the following items: sc-101786|sc-130071|sc-166169|sc-166169-X|sc-166170|sc-166170-X|sc-398898|sc-398898-X|sc-538|sc-538-X|sc-539|sc-539-X|sc-53943|sc-56862|sc-57553|sc-7208|sc-7208-X|sc-810|sc-810-X|sc-811|sc-811-X 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, 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 in the middle region of human Progesterone Receptor(536-553aa QVYPPYLNYLRPDSEASQ), identical to the related rat and mouse sesquences.
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 PGR
Protein Name Progesterone receptor(PR)
Molecular Weight 98981 MW
Protein Function The steroid hormones and their receptors are involved in the regulation of eukaryotic gene expression and affect cellular proliferation and differentiation in target tissues. Progesterone receptor isoform B (PRB) is involved activation of c-SRC/MAPK signaling on hormone stimulation.
Sequence Similarities Belongs to the nuclear hormone receptor family. NR3 subfamily.
Subcellular Localization Nucleus. Cytoplasm. Nucleoplasmic shuttling is both homone- and cell cycle-dependent. On hormone stimulation, retained in the cytoplasm in the G(1) and G(2)/M phases.
Uniprot ID P06401
Alternative Names Progesterone receptor;PR;Nuclear receptor subfamily 3 group C member 3;PGR;NR3C3;
Research Areas |epigenetics and nuclear signaling|transcription|domain families|zinc finger| signal transduction|signaling pathway|nuclear hormone receptors|progesterone| neuroscience|endocrine system|gonadotrophic axis| epigenetics and nuclear signaling|nuclear signaling pathways|nuclear receptors| cancer|tumor biomarkers|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.

Background for Progesterone receptor(PR)

The progesterone receptor(PR) is an intracellular steroid receptor that specially binds progesterone in humans. PR has been a member of the steroid receptor superfamily. It is encoded by a single PGR gene residing on chromosome 11q22. The PGR gene uses separate promoters and translational start sites to produce 2 isoforms, PRA and PRB, which are identical except for an additional 165 amino acids present only in the N terminus of PRB. It can be observed in human breast tissues. The proteins function as dimeric molecules in nuclei to regulate the transcription of target genes in a ligand-responsive manner.

Anti-Progesterone Receptor Antibody Images

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Anti-Progesterone Receptor Antibody
Anti-Progesterone Receptor antibody, PA1413, Western blotting
WB: HELA Cell Lysate
Anti-Progesterone Receptor Antibody
Anti-Progesterone Receptor antibody, PA1413, IHC(P)
IHC(P): Human Rectal Cancer Tissue
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Publications

Fu Y, Zhao Z, Wu Y, Wu K, Xu X, Liu Y, Tong C. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012 Jan 6;139(1):26-33. Doi: 10.1016/J.Jep.2011.08.077. Epub 2011 Nov 10. Therapeutic Mechanisms Of Tongmai Dasheng Tablet On Tripterygium Glycosides Induced Rat Model For Premature...

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 pra antibody, pr antibody, prb antibody, progesterone receptor antibody