HSP27 Products

HSP27 Antibody
HSP27 Antibody
Species: Hu, Rt, Pm, Ca
Applications: WB, ICC/IF, IHC, IHC-P
Host: Rabbit Polyclonal
Antibody Pairs
HSP27 Antibody Pair [HRP]
HSP27 Antibody Pair [HRP]
Species: Hu
Applications: ELISA, S-ELISA
Host: Monoclonal
Conjugate Catalog # Availability Size Price
Human HSP27 DuoSet ELISA, 15 ...
Human HSP27 DuoSet ELISA, 15 Plate
Species: Hu
Applications: ELISA
Human Total HSP27 DuoSet IC E ...
Human Total HSP27 DuoSet IC ELISA,...
Species: Hu
Applications: ELISA
Conjugate Catalog # Availability Size Price
Phospho-HSP27 (S78/S82) DuoSe ...
Phospho-HSP27 (S78/S82) DuoSet IC ...
Species: Hu, Mu, Rt
Applications: ELISA
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HSP27 Overexpression Lysate
HSP27 Overexpression Lysate
Species: Hu
Applications: WB
Recombinant Human HSP27 Prote ...
Recombinant Human HSP27 Protein, CF
Species: Hu
Applications: Inhibition Activity
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Recombinant Human HSP27 Prote ...
Recombinant Human HSP27 Protein
Species: Hu
Applications: PAGE
HSP27 Recombinant Protein Ant ...
HSP27 Recombinant Protein Antigen
Species: Hu
Applications: AC


Hsp25 is the mouse homologue of the human Hsp27 protein, a member of the small heat shock protein family comprised of a diverse group of proteins from approx. 15 to >30kDa(1). The basic structure of most sHsps is a homologous and highly conserved amino acid sequence, with an alpha-crystallin-domain at the C-terminus and the WD/EPF domain at the less conserved N-terminus. This N-terminus is essential for the development of high molecular oligomers (2, 3). Hsp27-oligomers consist of stable dimers formed by as many as 8-40 Hsp27 protein monomers (4). The oligomerization status is connected with the chaperone activity: aggregates of large oligomers have high chaperone activity, whereas dimers have no chaperone activity (5). HSP27 is localized to the cytoplasm of unstressed cells but can redistribute to the nucleus in response to stress, where it may function to stabilize DNA and/or the nuclear membrane. It can be rapidly phosphorylated in response to physiological stimuli relevant to the cell type examined. Thus, hsp27 has been suggested to be an important intermediate in second messenger mediated signaling pathways (6). Other functions include chaperone activity (as mentioned above), thermotolerance in vivo, inhibition of apoptosis, and signal transduction. Specifically, in vitro, it acts as an ATP-independent chaperone by inhibiting protein aggregation and by stabilizing partially denatured proteins, which ensures refolding of the HSP70 complex. Hsp27 is also involved in the apoptotic signaling pathway because it interferes with the activation of cytochrome c/Apaf-1/dATP complex, thereby inhibiting the activation of procaspase-9. It is also hypothesized that hsp27 may serve some role in cross-bridge formation between actin and myosin (7). And finally, Hsp27 is also thought to be involved in the process of cell differentiation. The up-regulation of Hsp27 correlates with the rate of phosphorylation and with an increase of large oligomers. It is possible that Hsp27 may play a crucial role in termination of growth (8).


Entrez Mouse
Uniprot Human
Product By Gene ID 3315
Alternate Names
  • 28 kDa heat shock protein
  • DKFZp586P1322
  • Estrogen-regulated 24 kDa protein
  • Heat shock 27 kDa protein
  • heat shock 27kD protein 1
  • heat shock 27kDa protein 1
  • heat shock protein beta-1
  • HMN2B
  • HS.76067
  • Hsp25
  • HSP27HSP 27
  • HSP28CMT2F
  • HspB1
  • SRP27
  • Stress-responsive protein 27

Research Areas for HSP27

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Cell Biology
Cell Cycle and Replication
Golgi Apparatus Markers
Membrane Trafficking and Chaperones

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