|Application ||IHC, WB, FC|
|Predicted||Bovine, Chicken, Human, Mouse, Monkey, Xenopus|
|Calculated MW||65 KDa|
|Other Names||Syntaxin-binding protein 2, Protein unc-18 homolog 2, Munc18-2, Unc18-2, Protein unc-18 homolog B, Unc-18B, Stxbp2, Unc18b|
|Target/Specificity||Synthetic phospho-peptide corresponding to amino acid residues surrounding Ser515 conjugated to KLH.|
|Format||Prepared from rabbit serum by affinity purification via sequential chromatography on phospho- and dephosphopeptide affinity columns.|
|Antibody Specificity||Specific for the ~65k Munc-18 protein phosphorylated at Ser515. Immunolabeling is blocked by the phosphopeptide used as antigen but not by the corresponding dephosphopeptide.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Phospho-Ser515 Munc-18 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
Munc-18 ( mammalian homologue of Unc-18) is a protein that is thought to be involved in regulating exocytosis due, at least in part, to it ability to bind syntaxin (Ciufo et al., 2005). Munc18-1 is a neuron-specific member of the Sec1/Munc18 protein family that binds to syntaxin1A and is thought to stabilize the complex (Liu et al., 2004). The function of Munc-18 is thought to be regulated by PKC phosphorylation of Ser515 on the Munc-18 protein (Sassa et al., 1996).
Ciufo LF, Barclay JW, Burgoyne RD, Morgan A (2005) Munc18-1 regulates early and late stages of exocytosis via syntaxin-independent protein interactions. Mol Biol Cell 16:470-482.
Liu J, Ernst SA, Gladycheva SE, Lee YY, Lentz SI, Ho CS, Li Q, Stuenkel EL (2004) Fluorescence resonance energy transfer reports properties of syntaxin1a interaction with Munc18-1 in vivo. J Biol Chem 279:55924-55936.
Sassa T, Ogawa H, Kimoto M, Hosono R (1996) The synaptic protein UNC-18 is phosphorylated by protein kinase C. Neurochem Int 29:543-552.
Sergio Leal-Ortiz, Clarissa L. Waites, Ryan Terry-Lorenzo, Pedro Zamorano, Eckart D. Gundelfinger, and Craig C. Garner (2008) Piccolo modulation of Synapsin1a dynamics regulates synaptic vesicle exocytosis. J. Cell Biol., 181: 831 - 846.
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