Dystroglycan Antibody 0 Publications

Rabbit Polyclonal| Catalog number: 11017-1-AP

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Con: 20 μg/150 μl

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Species specificity:
human, mouse, rat

Positive WB detected in:
mouse brain tissue,HeLa cells, mouse skeletal muscle tissue

Positive IP detected in:
mouse brain tissue

Positive IHC detected in:
human lung cancer tissue

Positive IF detected in:
HeLa cells

Recommended dilution:
WB : 1:500-1:1000
IP : 0.5-4.0 ug for IP and 1:500-1:1000 for WB
IHC : 1:10-1:100
IF : 1:10-1:100

Product Information


Purification method:
Antigen affinity purification


PBS with 0.1% sodium azide and 50% glycerol pH 7.3. Store at -20oC. Aliquoting is unnecessary for -20oC storage.

Immunogen Information

Full name:
dystroglycan 1 (dystrophin-associated glycoprotein 1)

Calculated molecular weight:
50 kDa

Observed molecular weight:
43 kDa

GenBank accession number:

Gene ID (NCBI):

Gene symbol

156DAG, A3a, AGRNR, Alpha DG Beta dystroglycan, Beta DG, DAG, DAG1, Dystroglycan

Dystroglycan, also known as DAG1 or DG, was originally isolated from skeletal muscle as an integral membrane component of the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex (DGC). In addition to skeletal muscle, dystroglycan is strongly expressed in heart and smooth muscle, as well as many non-muscle tissues including brain and peripheral nerve (PMID: 12556455). The dystroglycan is involved in a number of processes including laminin and basement membrane assembly, sarcolemmal stability, cell survival, peripheral nerve myelination, nodal structure, cell migration, and epithelial polarization. Dystroglycan consists of two subunits (alpha and beta), which are translated from a single mRNA as a propeptide that is proteolytically cleaved into two noncovalently associated proteins (PMID: 16410545). Alpha-dystroglycan is a 156-kDa extracellular peripheral glycoprotein, while beta-dystroglycan is a 43-kDa transmembrane protein (PMID: 9858474).

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