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Antibody Name: ddx4 Ab2

Common Name: DEAD-box helicase 4

Synonyms: Sp-Vasa, Vasa, vas

Gene: ddx4

Clone Type: Polyclonal

Clone Number
Purification Affinity Purification
Isotype isotype unknown
Host Organism rabbit
Echinoderm Reactivity S. purpuratus
Non-Echinoderm Reactivity
Description: Small micromere-specific antibody that recognizes a ~80 kDa protein. Created at Sigma Genosys, The Woodlands, Texas for usage at the Providence Institute of Molecular Oogenesis at Brown University, Rhode Island. Previously supplied by Gary M. Wessel.
Name Sp-vasa DEAD-box
Type polypeptide
Post Translational Modifications None
Source Organism purple sea urchin
Description 6-histidine tagged fusion protein containing C-terminal fragment (amino acids 300-583) representing the DEAD-box region.
Reported Usage
flow cytometry
western blot
First: Vasa protein expression is restricted to the small micromeres of the sea urchin, but is inducible in other lineages early in development., Dev Biol 2008  
Most recent: Deadenylase depletion protects inherited mRNAs in primordial germ cells., Development 2014  
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