Anti-Human BID (Intermediate Domain)

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Pricing & Details

Product No.B456
Protein
BID
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Product Type
Polyclonal Antibody
Alternate Names
Caspase-8-Cleaved
Applications
WB
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B456-20ug
20 µg
$195.00
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B456-0.1 mg
0.1 mg
$397.00
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Data

Antibody Details

Product Details

Reactivity Species
Human
Host Species
Rabbit
Immunogen
PN:B487
Product Concentration
0.5 mg/ml
Formulation
This polyclonal antibody is formulated in phosphate buffered saline (PBS) pH 7.4 containing 0.02% sodium azide as a preservative.
Storage and Handling
This polyclonal antibody is stable for at least one week when stored at 2-8°C. For long term storage, aliquot in working volumes without diluting and store at –20°C in a manual defrost freezer. Avoid Repeated Freeze Thaw Cycles.
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Each investigator should determine their own optimal working dilution for specific applications. See directions on lot specific datasheets, as information may periodically change.

Description

Specificity
Rabbit Anti-Human BID recognizes an epitope in the intermediate domain of human and mouse Bid. This polyclonal antibody was purified using affinity chromatography.
Background
Bid is a member of the Bcl-2 family of proteins that regulates outer mitochondrial membrane permeability. Bid is a pro-apoptotic member that causes cytochrome c to be released from the mitochondria intermembrane space into the cytosol. In healthy cells Bid is cytosolic. In response to Fas ligand or TNF Bid is cleaved by caspase-8 and it then relocates to the mitochondria outer membrane. Cleavage of Bid by caspase-8 generates a new N-terminal that contains a terminal glycine. It appears that the glycine is myristoylated and myristoylation serves to target Bid to the mitochondria. Bid may then interact with another pro-apoptotic Bcl-2 family member Bak. Interaction of Bid with Bak causes altered mitochondrial membrane permeability. A 9 - 13 amino acid stretch called the BH3 region (Bcl-2 homology region) appears to mediate the Bid interaction with other Bcl-2 family members. Bid is neutralized by binding to the anti-apoptotic member Bcl-x.

Antigen Details

Protein
PubMed

References & Citations

1. Lockshin, RA. et al. (2000) Cell Death Differ. 7:2-7.
2. Cory, S. et al. (2003) Oncogene 22:8590-607.
3. Heiser, D. et al. (2004) Exp. Geron. 39:1125-35.
4. Wang, K. et al. (1996) Genes Dev. 10:2859-69.
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