Mouse Gas1 Antibody

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Gas1 in Mouse Embryo.
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Mouse Gas1 Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Detects mouse Gas1 in ELISAs and Western blots. In sandwich immunoassays, less than 0.1% cross-reactivity with recombinant human Gas1 and recombinant mouse Gas6 is observed.
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Antigen Affinity-purified
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant mouse Gas1
Accession # Q01721
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.


Recommended Concentration
Western Blot
0.1 µg/mL
See below
5-15 µg/mL
Immersion fixed frozen sections of mouse embryo (13 d.p.c.)

Mouse Gas1 Sandwich Immunoassay

Recommended Concentration
ELISA Capture (Matched Antibody Pair)
0.2-0.8 µg/mL 

Use in combination with:

Detection Reagent: Mouse Gas1 Biotinylated Antibody (Catalog # BAF2644)

Standard: Recombinant Mouse Gas1 Protein, CF (Catalog # 2644-GS)

Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.

Scientific Data

Western Blot Gas1 antibody in Mouse Embryo. View Larger

Gas1 in Mouse Embryo. Gas1 was detected in immersion fixed frozen sections of mouse embryo (13 d.p.c.) using Goat Anti-Mouse Gas1 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF2644) at 5 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Goat HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS008) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to developing brain. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Frozen Tissue Sections.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
  • 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
  • 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
  • 6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.

Background: Gas1

Gas1 (Growth Arrest Specific 1) is one of six structurally unrelated proteins that were identified by their increased expression in growth-arrested cells relative to actively proliferating cells (1, 2). Following mitogenic stimulation, Gas1 expression is transcriptionally suppressed by c-Myc as cells transit from G0 to G1 phases of the cell cycle (3, 4). Overexpression of Gas1 prevents S phase entry and DNA synthesis (5). Gas1-mediated blockade of the cell cycle is p53-dependent but does not require the transactivating domain of p53 (6). The mouse Gas1 cDNA encodes a 343 amino acid (aa) precursor that includes a 38 aa signal sequence, a 277 aa mature protein, and a 28 aa C-terminal propeptide. Gas1 contains Ala-rich and Asp-rich regions as well as an RGD sequence (5). Mature mouse and human Gas1 share 85% aa sequence identity. Mouse Gas1 is a 40 kDa GPI linked glycoprotein that is uniformly distributed on the cell surface (7). In contact inhibited vascular endothelial cells, Gas1 is induced by VE-Cadherin and VEGF expression and mediates the anti-apoptotic effect of VEGF (8). In contrast, Gas1 is induced in hippocampal neurons after NMDA exposure but functions as a pro-apoptotic effector of NMDA-mediated excitotoxicity (9). Gas1 exhibits a range of developmental effects including either promoting or inhibiting growth and differentiation of somite, limb, cerebellar, and eye tissues (10‑14). Gas1 mediates the antagonistic effect of Wnt proteins toward Shh function by binding the N-terminal region of Shh (11). The dependence of Gas1 functions on the cellular context has been addressed by suggesting that Gas1 could function as a co-receptor for GDNF family ligands (15). This speculation is supported by R&D Systems’ data that demonstrate direct binding of Gas1 to Artemin and Neurturin.

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  2. Mullor, J.L. and A.R. Altaba (2002) BioEssays 24:22.
  3. Del Sal, G. et al. (1994) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91:1848.
  4. Lee, T.C. et al. (1997) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 94:12886.
  5. Del Sal, G. et al. (1992) Cell 70:595.
  6. Del Sal, G. et al. (1995) Mol. Cell. Biol. 15:7152.
  7. Stebel, M. et al. (2000) FEBS Lett. 481:152.
  8. Spagnuolo, R. et al. (2004) Blood 103:3005.
  9. Mellstrom, B. et al. (2002) Mol. Cell Neurosci. 19:417.
  10. Lee, K.K.H. et al. (2001) Dev. Biol. 234:188.
  11. Lee, C.S. et al. (2001) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98:11347.
  12. Liu, Y. et al. (2002) Development 129:5289.
  13. Liu, Y. et al. (2001) Dev. Biol. 236:30.
  14. Lee, C.S. et al. (2001) Dev. Biol. 236:17.
  15. Schueler-Furman, O. et al. (2006) Trends Pharmacol. Sci. 27:72.
Long Name
Growth-arrest-specific Protein 1
Entrez Gene IDs
2619 (Human); 14451 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
Gas1; GAS-1; growth arrest-specific 1; Growth arrest-specific gene-1; growth arrest-specific protein 1

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Citations for Mouse Gas1 Antibody

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  1. Lhx2 is a progenitor-intrinsic modulator of Sonic Hedgehog signaling during early retinal neurogenesis
    Authors: X Li, PJ Gordon, JA Gaynes, AW Fuller, R Ringuette, CP Santiago, V Wallace, S Blackshaw, P Li, EM Levine
    Elife, 2022;11(0):.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Whole Tissue
    Applications: IHC
  2. Gas1 is a receptor for sonic hedgehog to repel enteric axons.
    Authors: Jin S, Martinelli D, Zheng X, Tessier-Lavigne M, Fan C
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2015;112(1):E73-80.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Whole Cells
    Applications: ICC
  3. Growth arrest-specific protein 1 is a novel endogenous inhibitor of glomerular cell activation and proliferation.
    Authors: van Roeyen C, Zok S, Pruessmeyer J, Boor P, Nagayama Y, Fleckenstein S, Cohen C, Eitner F, Grone H, Ostendorf T, Ludwig A, Floege J
    Kidney Int, 2012;83(2):251-63.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Whole Tissue
    Applications: IHC-P
  4. Epigenetic Transcriptional Regulation of the Growth Arrest-Specific gene 1 (Gas1) in Hepatic Cell Proliferation at Mononucleosomal Resolution.
    Authors: Sacilotto N, Espert A, Castillo J, Franco L, Lopez-Rodas G
    PLoS ONE, 2011;6(8):e23318.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Tissue Homogenates
    Applications: Western Blot
  5. Growth Arrest Specific 1 (Gas1) Gene Overexpression in Liver Reduces the In Vivo Progression of Murine Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Partially Restores Gene Expression Levels.
    Authors: Sacilotto N, Castillo J, Riffo-Campos A, Flores J, Hibbitt O, Wade-Martins R, Lopez C, Rodrigo M, Franco L, Lopez-Rodas G
    PLoS ONE, 0;10(7):e0132477.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Cell Lysates
    Applications: Western Blot


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Mouse Gas1 Antibody
By Anonymous on 10/05/2021
Application: IHC Sample Tested: Melanoma tissue Species: Human

Mouse Gas1 Antibody
By Anonymous on 01/09/2017
Application: IP Sample Tested: CELL CONDITIONED MEDIUM,EXTRACT CELL Species: Mouse and Rat

This antibody also works perfectly for immunoprecipitation (IPP). In the article of Ayala-Sarmiento et al 2016, DOI:10.1007/s00418-016-1449-0, it is noticeable that this antibody is able to immunoprecipitate both the anchored and the soluble forms of Gas1. A clear and a single band is seen in the immunoprecipitation of the cell extract and two extracellular isoforms of soluble Gas1 are present in the conditioned medium. No signal is detected in the negative control of the IPP, see Figure.

Mouse Gas1 Antibody
By Anonymous on 01/09/2016
Application: ICC/IF Sample Tested: Embryonic brain,Embryonic neuronal tissue Species: Mouse

In the publication of Estudillo et al 2015: Gas1 is present in germinal niches of developing dentate gyrus and cortex. Cell and Tissue Research. It can be appreciated that the antibody gives a congruent and clear signal of GAS1 in embrionic and postnatal brain