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Description :Recombinant full-length human UBE2A was expressed in E. coli cells using an N-terminal His tag.
Tag :His tag
Sequence :Full length
Genbank Number :NM_003336
Specific Activity :Sample Activity Plot. For specific information on a given lot, see related technical data sheet.
Purity :Sample Purity Data. For specific information on a given lot, see related technical data sheet.
Storage, Stability, and Shipping :Store product at –70oC. For optimal storage, aliquot target into smaller quantities after centrifugation and store at recommended temperature. For most favorable performance, avoid repeated handling and multiple freeze/thaw cycles.
Applications :Ubiquitin Enzyme Assay, Western Blot
Molecular Weight :17 kDa
Gene Aliases :HHR6A; MRXS30; MRXSN; RAD6A; UBC
Scientific Background :UBE2A or ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme E2A is a member of the E2 ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme family which is required for post-replicative DNA damage repair and plays an important role in various cellular processes. RAD18 and RAD5 play a central role in mediating physical contacts between the members of the RAD6 pathway. UBE2A is specifically important during chronic low dose ultraviolet exposure to prevent counterproductive DNA checkpoint activation and allow cells to proliferate normally. Loss of the RAD6 error-free PRR pathway results in DNA damage checkpoint-induced G2 arrest in CLUV-exposed cells.
1. Mondal, S. et al: A bioluminescent assay for monitoring conjugation of ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins. Anal. Biochem. 2016; 510: 41-51
2. Jentsch, S. et al: The yeast DNA repair gene RAD6 encodes a ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme. Nature 1987; 329: 131-134
3. Hishida, T. et al: RAD6-RAD18-RAD5-pathway-dependent tolerance to chronic low-dose ultraviolet light. Nature 2009; 457: 612-615
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Research Areas :Cancer, Cell Cycle, Neurobiology