Anti-Vimentin antibody

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Product name Anti-Vimentin antibody
Short Description Rabbit polyclonal against Vimentin
Description Rabbit polyclonal to Vimentin.
Applications ELISA, IF, IHC, WB
Dilution range WB 1:500-1:2000
IHC 1:100-1:300
IF 1:200-1:1000
ELISA 1:10000
Specificity Vimentin Polyclonal Antibody detects endogenous levels of Vimentin protein.
Protein Name Vimentin
Immunogen Synthesized peptide derived from human Vimentin around the non-phosphorylation site of S83.
Immunogen Region 55-105 aa
Storage Instruction Store at -20°C, and avoid repeat freeze-thaw cycles.
Note For Research Use Only (RUO).
Validated Application WB
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat
Conjugation Unconjugated
Concentration 1 mg/ml
Purification The antibody was affinity-purified from rabbit antiserum by affinity-chromatography using epitope-specific immunogen.
Isotype IgG
Formulation Liquid in PBS containing 50% glycerol, 0.5% BSA and 0.02% sodium azide.
Gene ID 7431
Gene Symbol VIM
Molecular Weight 54 kDa
Database Links HGNC:12692
OMIM:116300
Alternative Names Vimentin
Function Vimentins are class-III intermediate filaments found in various non-epithelial cells, especially mesenchymal cells. Vimentin is attached to the nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, and mitochondria, either laterally or terminally. Involved with LARP6 in the stabilization of type I collagen mRNAs for CO1A1 and CO1A2.
Post-translational Modifications Filament disassembly during mitosis is promoted by phosphorylation at Ser-55 as well as by nestin . One of the most prominent phosphoproteins in various cells of mesenchymal origin. Phosphorylation is enhanced during cell division, at which time vimentin filaments are significantly reorganized. Phosphorylation by PKN1 inhibits the formation of filaments. Phosphorylated at Ser-56 by CDK5 during neutrophil secretion in the cytoplasm. Phosphorylated by STK33. O-glycosylated during cytokinesis at sites identical or close to phosphorylation sites, this interferes with the phosphorylation status. S-nitrosylation is induced by interferon-gamma and oxidatively-modified low-densitity lipoprotein (LDL(ox)) possibly implicating the iNOS-S100A8/9 transnitrosylase complex.
Cellular Localization Cytoplasm
Tissue Specificity Highly expressed in fibroblasts, some expression in T- and B-lymphocytes, and little or no expression in Burkitt's lymphoma cell lines. Expressed in many hormone-independent mammary carcinoma cell lines.
Sequence and Domain Family The central alpha-helical coiled-coil rod region mediates elementary homodimerization.; The [IL]-x-C-x-x-[DE] motif is a proposed target motif for cysteine S-nitrosylation mediated by the iNOS-S100A8/A9 transnitrosylase complex.
Swiss-Prot Key P08670_HUMAN
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