Bax Antibody


Western Blot: Bax Antibody [NB100-56095] - Analysis of Bax in Daoy whole cell lysate using anti-Bax antibody. Image from verified customer review.
Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: Bax Antibody [NB100-56095] - Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections of human colon cancer fom a tissue microarray stained for BAX using NB100-56095 at 1:2000. A. High Bax expression. more
Western Blot: Bax Antibody [NB100-56095] - Analysis of BAX in colon tumor cell lines using this antibody. Bax is detected in the SW620 and DLD-1 cell lines. However, Bax was not detected in the cell lines (LoVo, DU145, more

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Reactivity HuSpecies Glossary
Applications WB, IHC, IHC-P, IP
This product is unpurified. The exact concentration of antibody is not quantifiable.

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Bax Antibody Summary

A synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acids 43-61 (PELALDPVPQDASTKKLSE) of human Bax alpha was used as immunogen, GenBank no. NP_620116.1. The immunogen sequence is 100% conserved in human Bax isoforms alpha (192 amino acids), beta (218 amino acids), epsilon (164 amino acids), sigma (179 amino acids), and psi (173 amino acids).
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Store at 4C short term. Aliquot and store at -20C long term. Avoid freeze-thaw cycles.
0.05% Sodium Azide
This product is unpurified. The exact concentration of antibody is not quantifiable.


Application Notes
Immunoprecipitation, Western Blot, Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin IHC (frozen): Users should optimize according to model and immunodetection system used (secondary reagents)
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Alternate Names for Bax Antibody

  • apoptosis regulator BAX
  • BCL2-associated X protein
  • Bcl2-L-4
  • BCL2L4bcl2-L-4
  • Bcl-2-like protein 4


The Bcl-2 family of apoptosis-related genes plays central roles in regulating apoptotic pathways (reviewed in Thomadaki and Scorilas, 2006). Regulation of cell death through apoptosis is critical for the maintenance of homeostasis, defense against infectious agents, and normal development. Bcl-2 family proteins regulate apoptosis primarily through the regulation of mitochondrial outer membrane permeability. In mammals, the family consists of both prosurvival (antiapoptotic) and proapoptotic (prodeath) members. Cellular homeostasis is thought to be dependent on a balance between the actions of prosurvival and proapoptotic proteins. Bcl-2 family proteins can be divided into 3 main subfamilies on the basis of their function and the content of their Bcl-2 homology (BH) domains, for example: 1) Prosurvival: Bcl-2, Bcl-XL, Bcl-W, A1, and Mcl-1 2) Proapoptotic (multidomain): Bax, Bak, and Bok. 3) BH3-only (proapoptotic): Bad, Bcl-XS, Bid, Bik, Bim, Blk, Bmf, Bnip, Noxa, and Puma. Prosurvival members inhibit cells from undergoing apoptosis, whereas proapoptotic and BH3-only subfamily members promote apoptosis. There are 4 BH domains (1-4) conserved among Bcl-2 family proteins. The BH domains are important for function as well as for heterodimerization between family members. Typical prosurvival family members have all four BH domains (1-4), whereas proapoptotic (multidomain) members have BH1, 2 and 3 domains and BH3-only members have only the BH3 domain. Overall, the relative ratio of prosurvival and proapoptotic proteins determines the suseptibility of a cell to various apoptotic stimuli. Many Bcl-2 family proteins are differentially expressed in various malignancies and some are useful prognostic biomarkers. Prosurvival proteins are often elevated in diverse cancers and have the potential to confer resistance to both endogenous cell death stimuli and cancer treatments. Alterations in the ratio or levels of Bcl-2 family proteins have been also associated with nonmalignant diseases including neurodegenerative diseases, autoimmune diseases, AIDs, Down's syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, glomerulonephritis, and muscular dystrophy. NB100-56095 recognizes Bax. It reacts with an epitope (PELALDPVPQDASTKKLSE)which is 100% conserved in human Bax isoforms alpha (192 amino acids), beta (218 amino acids), epsilon (164 amino acids), sigma (179 amino acids), and psi (173 amino acids).


This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Primary Antibodies are guaranteed for 1 year from date of receipt.

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ApplicationWestern Blot
Sample TestedDaoy whole cell lysate (25ug)


Blocking Details5% Milk in PBST for 1 hour at room temperature

Primary Anitbody

Dilution Ratio1:2000 in 5% milk PBST overnight at 4 degrees C

Secondary Antibody

Secondary DescriptionDonkey anti Rabbit IgG HRP
Secondary Manufacturer Cat#Southern Biotech 6440-05
Secondary Concentration1:5000


Detection NotesAdvansta WesternBright ECL

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Caspase 9: The Suicidal Cell Whisperer
Cell death via apoptosis is a key cellular function triggered by the cell death receptor family and their ligands which signal through downstream adaptor molecules and the caspase protease family. Among the subclass of initiator caspases that include...  Read full blog post.

Dynamin-related Protein 1 (DRP1) in Mitochondria and Apoptosis.
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Ku70's Roles in Double Strand and Mismatch DNA Repair
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Bax Research Gives New Insight into Oxidative Apoptosis
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