|Detection of Human Caspase‑9 precursor and pro + large subunit (LSU) by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of Jurkat human acute T cell leukemia cell line untreated (-) or treated (+) with 1 μg/mL staurosporine (STS) for for the indicated times. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Human Caspase‑9 Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF8301), followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF109). Specific bands were detected for Caspase‑9 precursor and pro + LSU at approximately 46 and 37 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 6.|
Caspase-9 (Cysteine-aspartic acid protease 9/Casp-9; also APAF-3, Mch6 and ICE-LAP6) is a 35-37 kDa member of the peptidase C14A family of enzymes. Casp-9 is an initiator caspase that is part of the intrinsic apoptosis pathway. It is widely expressed and is particularly important during development. Human proCaspase-9 is a 47-48 kDa, 416 amino acid (aa) protein and it contains one CARD region (aa 1-92) and catalytic residues at His237 and Cys287. Following mitochondrial disruption, cytochrome c is released from mitochrondria. Cytochrome c acts on APAF-1, which induces procaspase-9 dimerization. The act of dimerization activates proCasp-9, leading to either the activation of Casp-3, or the autocleavage of proCasp-9, generating a 35 kDa subunit (aa 1-315) and a 12 kDa subunit. Activated Casp-3 will also act on proCasp-9, generating a 37 kDa subunit (aa 1-330) and a 10 kDa subunit (aa 331-416). These subunits associate to form an active heterotetramer. Casp-9 has an alternative start site at Met84 and a deletion of aa 140-289 that generates a dominant negative, 31 kDa isoform. Over aa 1-134, human Casp-9 shares 81% aa identity with mouse Casp-9; over aa 139-330, human Casp-9 shares 73% aa identity with mouse Casp-9.
R&D Systems personnel manually curate a database that contains references using R&D Systems products. The data collected includes not only links to publications in PubMed, but also provides information about sample types, species, and experimental conditions.
Showing Results 1 - 2 of 2
Filter your results:
The reconstitution calculator allows you to quickly calculate the volume of a reagent to reconstitute your vial. Simply enter the mass of reagent and the target concentration and the calculator will determine the rest.
The document you requested is not available online. Please enter the Catalog Number and Lot Number below to have a document emailed to you at the address provided