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SKU:PA1696
Pack Size:100μg/vial
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Clonality:Polyclonal
Application:WB
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Product Name Anti-Telomerase Antibody
SKU/Catalog Number PA1696
Description Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Telomerase reverse transcriptase(TERT) detection. Tested with WB in Mouse;Rat.
Cite This Product Anti-Telomerase Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1696)
Replacement Item This antibody may replace the following items: sc-7214|sc-7212|sc-7215|sc-377511|sc-393013|sc-68720|sc-27164|sc-68721 from Santa Cruz Biotechnology.
Host Rabbit
Isotype N/A
Validated Species 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 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.
*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 mouse Telomerase(15-30aa RSRYREVWPLATFVRR), identical to the related rat sequence.
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 Tert
Protein Name Telomerase reverse transcriptase
Molecular Weight 127978 MW
Protein Function Telomerase is a ribonucleoprotein enzyme essential for the replication of chromosome termini in most eukaryotes. Active in progenitor and cancer cells. Inactive, or very low activity, in normal somatic cells. Catalytic component of the teleromerase holoenzyme complex whose main activity is the elongation of telomeres by acting as a reverse transcriptase that adds simple sequence repeats to chromosome ends by copying a template sequence within the RNA component of the enzyme. Catalyzes the RNA- dependent extension of 3'-chromosomal termini with the 6- nucleotide telomeric repeat unit, 5'-TTAGGG-3'. The catalytic cycle involves primer binding, primer extension and release of product once the template boundary has been reached or nascent product translocation followed by further extension. More active on substrates containing 2 or 3 telomeric repeats. Telomerase activity is regulated by a number of factors including telomerase complex-associated proteins, chaperones and polypeptide modifiers. Modulates Wnt signaling. Plays important roles in aging and antiapoptosis (By similarity). .
Tissue Specificity High activity in intestine, liver and testis, moderate in lung, very low in muscle, heart and brain. .
Sequence Similarities Belongs to the reverse transcriptase family. Telomerase subfamily.
Subcellular Localization Nucleus, nucleolus . Nucleus, nucleoplasm . Nucleus. Chromosome, telomere. Cytoplasm . Nucleus, PML body . Shuttling between nuclear and cytoplasm depends on cell cycle, phosphorylation states, transformation and DNA damage. Diffuse localization in the nucleoplasm. Enriched in nucleoli of certain cell types. Translocated to the cytoplasm via nuclear pores in a CRM1/RAN-dependent manner involving oxidative stress- mediated phosphorylation at Tyr-697. Dephosphorylation at this site by SHP2 retains TERT in the nucleus. Translocated to the nucleus by phosphorylation by AKT (By similarity). .
Uniprot ID O70372
Alternative Names Telomerase reverse transcriptase;2.7.7.49;Telomerase catalytic subunit;Tert;
Research Areas TERT|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.

Background for Telomerase reverse transcriptase

TERT(Telomerase reverse transcriptase), is a catalytic subunit of the enzyme telomerase. Its absence(usually as a result of a chromosomal mutation) is associated with the disorder Cri du chat. The TERT gene was mapped to chromosome 5p15.33T by Meyerson, M. Elomerase lengthens telomeres in DNA strands, thereby allowing senescent cells that would otherwise become postmitotic and undergo apoptosis to exceed the Hayflick limit and become potentially immortal, as is often the case with cancerous cells. Telomerase expression plays a role in cellular senescence, as it is normally repressed in postnatal somatic cells, resulting in progressive shortening of telomeres. Deregulation of telomerase expression in somatic cells may be involved in oncogenesis. Studies in mice suggest that telomerase also participates in chromosomal repair, since de novo synthesis of telomere repeats may occur at double-stranded breaks.

Anti-Telomerase Antibody Images

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Anti-Telomerase Antibody
Anti-Telomerase antibody, PA1696, Western blotting
Lane 1: Rat Kidney Tissue Lysate
Lane 2: Rat Brain Tissue Lysate
Lane 3: Mouse Liver Tissue Lysate
Lane 4: Mouse Testis Tissue Lysate
Lane 5: Mouse Kidney Tissue Lysate
Lane 6: Mouse Heart Tissue Lysate
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Publications

Qiu J, Li Gw, Sui Yf, Sun Yj, Huang Yy, Si Sy, Ge W. Acta Oncol. 2007;46(7):961-8. Immunization With Truncated Sequence Of Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase Induces A Specific Antitumor Response In Vivo.
Sheng R, Gu Zl, Xie Ml. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jan 20;162(3):199-209. Doi: 10.1016/J.Ijcard.2011.07.083. Epub 2011 Oct 15. Epigallocatechin Gallate, The Major Component Of Polyphenols In Green Tea, Inhibits Telomere Attrition Mediated Cardiomyocyte A...

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 telomerase reverse transcriptase antibody, tert antibody