Western blot shows lysates of mouse and rat brain tissue, A431 human epithelial carcinoma cell line, and MRC-5 human embryonic lung fibroblast cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 0.1 µg/mL Rabbit ...read more
PTEN was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human liver using Rabbit Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat PTEN Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF847) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. ...read more
Simple Western lane view shows lysates of A431 human epithelial carcinoma cell line and HeLa human cervical epithelial carcinoma cell line, loaded at 0.2 mg/mL. A specific band was detected for PTEN at approximately 60 ...read more
Genetic Strategies: Western blot shows lysates of HeLa human cervical epithelial carcinoma parental cell line and PTEN knockout HeLa cell line (KO). PVDF membrane was probed with 0.1 µg/mL of Rabbit ...read more
Human peripheral blood lymphocytes were stained with Rabbit Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat PTEN Antigen Affinity‑purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF847, filled histogram) or control antibody (Catalog # AB‑105‑C, open ...read more
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12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
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Alternate Names for PTEN Antibody [Unconjugated]
MMAC1 phosphatase and tensin homolog deleted on chromosome 10
Mutated in multiple advanced cancers 1
phosphatase and tensin homologDEC
phosphatidylinositol-34,5-trisphosphate 3-phosphatase and dual-specificityprotein phosphatase PTEN
The tumor suppressor gene PTEN (phosphatase and tensin homolog deleted on chromosome 10), also known as MMAC1 (mutated in multiple advanced cancers 1), encodes a phosphatase that contains the catalytic signature motif (HCXXGXXRS/T) found in all members of the protein tyrosine phosphatase family. In vitro, the recombinant PTEN has both lipid phosphatase and protein phosphatase activities (1, 2). Interestingly, accumulating evidence has shown that the tumor suppressor activity of PTEN relies on its ability to dephosphorylate phosphatidylinositol (3, 4, 5)-triphosphate specifically at position 3 of the inositol ring (3). This activity reduces the levels of phosphatidylinositol (3, 4, 5)-triphosphate which is specifically produced from phosphatidylinositol (4, 5)-diphosphate by PI 3-kinase upon activation by a variety of stimuli. Therefore, PTEN antagonizes PI 3-kinase-induced downstream signaling events and cellular processes including cell growth, apoptosis and cell motility. In vivo, the importance of PTEN catalytic activity in its tumor suppressor functions is underscored by the fact that the majority of PTEN missense mutations detected in tumor specimens target the phosphatase domain and cause a loss in PTEN phosphatase activity (4).
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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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