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Purified Mouse Anti-PDI
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BD Transduction Laboratories™
Human (QC Testing), Mouse, Rat, Dog (Tested in Development)
Mouse IgG1
Bovine PDI aa. 109-214
Western blot (Routinely Tested), Immunofluorescence (Tested During Development)
55 kDa
250 µg/ml
AB_398260
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, glycerol, and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
RUO


Preparation And Storage

The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography. Store undiluted at -20°C.

Recommended Assay Procedures

Western blot: Please refer to http://www.bdbiosciences.com/pharmingen/protocols/Western_Blotting.shtml

Product Notices

  1. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  2. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  3. Caution: Sodium azide yields highly toxic hydrazoic acid under acidic conditions. Dilute azide compounds in running water before discarding to avoid accumulation of potentially explosive deposits in plumbing.
  4. Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
Antibody Details
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34/PDI

The ER is the site of translation of membrane and secretory proteins. Following synthesis, it shuttles these proteins through a contiguous membrane system to their appropriate destinations. Protein disulfide isomerase (PDI) is an abundant, multifunctional, eukaryotic protein. Although it exhibits ubiquitous expression, it is primarily located in the ER lumen. Here, it functions to catalyze the isomerization of intramolecular disulfide bridges, thereby allowing them to generate their most thermodynamically stable configurations. This role in  rearrangement has lead to the classification of PDI as a chaperone. Although protein folding occurs in its absence, PDI may be essential for it to proceed at a physiological relevant rate. In addition, PDI is the β-subunit of prolyl 4- hydroxylase and is a component of the triglyceride transfer complex. PDI is retained in the ER lumen via its C-terminal -KDEL sequence. Via this sequence, it is continuously recycled back to the ER from other membranous compartments. Thus, PDI is a diverse protein whose primary function may be to correct disulfide bonding and, thus, ensure the most stable conformation of newly synthesized proteins.

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Purified
Tissue culture supernatant is purified by either protein A/G or affinity purification methods. Both methods yield antibody in solution that is free of most other soluble proteins, lipids, etc. This format provides pure antibody that is suitable for a number of downstream applications including: secondary labeling for flow cytometry or microscopy, ELISA, Western blot, etc.
Purified
Citations & References
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Development References (5)

  1. Jenne N, Frey K, Brugger B, Wieland FT. Oligomeric state and stoichiometry of p24 proteins in the early secretory pathway. J Biol Chem. 2002; 277(48):46504-46511. (Clone-specific: Western blot). View Reference
  2. Schlegel A, Arvan P, Lisanti MP. Caveolin-1 binding to endoplasmic reticulum membranes and entry into the regulated secretory pathway are regulated by serine phosphorylation. Protein sorting at the level of the endoplasmic reticulum. J Biol Chem. 2001; 276(6):4398-4408. (Clone-specific: Western blot). View Reference
  3. Weissman JS, Kim PS. Efficient catalysis of disulphide bond rearrangements by protein disulphide isomerase. Nature. 1993; 365(6442):185-188. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Wetterau JR, Combs KA, Spinner SN, Joiner BJ. Protein disulfide isomerase is a component of the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein complex. J Biol Chem. 1990; 265(17):9800-9807. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Yamauchi K, Yamamoto T, Hayashi H. Sequence of membrane-associated thyroid hormone binding protein from bovine liver: its identity with protein disulphide isomerase. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1987; 146(3):1485-1492. (Biology). View Reference
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