GEMC1 Antibody Cat. No.: 6385

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psi-iconSpecifications
HOST SPECIES:Rabbit
SPECIES REACTIVITY: Human, Mouse
IMMUNOGEN: GEMC1 antibody was raised against a 19 amino acid synthetic peptide near the center of human GEMC1.

The immunogen is located within amino acids 130 - 180 of GEMC1.
TESTED APPLICATIONS: ELISA, WB
APPLICATIONS: GEMC1 antibody can be used for detection of GEMC1 by Western blot at 1 μg/mL.

Antibody validated: Western Blot in mouse samples. All other applications and species not yet tested.
POSITIVE CONTROL:1) Cat. No. 1401 - Mouse Heart Tissue Lysate

psi-iconProperties
PURIFICATION:GEMC1 Antibody is affinity chromatography purified via peptide column.
CLONALITY:Polyclonal
ISOTYPE:IgG
CONJUGATE:Unconjugated
PHYSICAL STATE:Liquid
BUFFER:GEMC1 Antibody is supplied in PBS containing 0.02% sodium azide.
CONCENTRATION:1 mg/mL
STORAGE CONDITIONS:GEMC1 antibody can be stored at 4˚C for three months and -20˚C, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.

psi-iconAdditional Info
OFFICIAL SYMBOL:GEMC1
ALTERNATE NAMES:GEMC1 Antibody: GEMC1, GEMC1, Geminin coiled-coil domain-containing protein 1
ACCESSION NO.:NP_001140158
PROTEIN GI NO.:226442751
GENE ID:647309
USER NOTE:Optimal dilutions for each application to be determined by the researcher.
psi-iconBackground and References
BACKGROUND:GEMC1 Antibody: The Geminin coiled-coil domain-containing protein 1 (GEMC1) is a highly conserved protein that is required for chromosomal replication. GEMC1 contains a region similar to the coiled-coil domain of geminin, an essential vertebrate replication protein in which the coiled-coil domain is required for the function. GEMC1 binds to the checkpoint and replication factor TopBP1, allowing the binding of GEMC1 to chromatin during pre-replication complex formation. GEMC1 also directly interacts with replication factors Cdc45 and Cdk2-CyclinE and stimulates the initiation of DNA replication. Depletion of GEMC1 by siRNA in embryonic and somatic vertebrate cells prevents DNA replication due to impairment of Cdc45 loading onto chromatin, suggesting GEMC1 promotes initiation of DNA replication by mediating TopBP1 and Cdk2 dependent recruitment of Cdc45 onto replication origins.
REFERENCES:1) Piergiovanni G, Costanzo V. GEMC1 is a novel TopBP1-interacting protein involved in chromosomal DNA replication. Cell Cycle 2010; 9:3662-6.
2) McGarry TJ and Kirschner MW. Geminin, an inhibitor of DNA replication, is degraded during mitosis. Cell 1998; 93:1043-53.
3) Rowles A and Blow JJ. Chromatin proteins involved in the initiation of DNA replication. Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 1997; 7:152-7.
4) Balestrini A, Cosentino C, Errico A, et al. GEMC1 is a TopBP1 interacting protein required for chromosomal DNA replication. Nat. Cell Biol. 2010; 12:484-91.

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