The antibody was affinity purified from rabbit antiserum by affinity chromatography using epitope specific phosphopeptide. The antibody against non phosphopeptide was removed by chromatography using non phosphopeptide corresponding to the phosphorylation site.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
1/500 - 1/1000. Detects a band of approximately 23 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 18 kDa).
Use at an assay dependent concentration.
Promotes cell death. Successfully competes for the binding to Bcl-X(L), Bcl-2 and Bcl-W, thereby affecting the level of heterodimerization of these proteins with BAX. Can reverse the death repressor activity of Bcl-X(L), but not that of Bcl-2 (By similarity). Appears to act as a link between growth factor receptor signaling and the apoptotic pathways.
Expressed in a wide variety of tissues.
Belongs to the Bcl-2 family.
Intact BH3 motif is required by BIK, BID, BAK, BAD and BAX for their pro-apoptotic activity and for their interaction with anti-apoptotic members of the Bcl-2 family.
Phosphorylated on one or more of Ser-75, Ser-99, Ser-118 and Ser-134 in response to survival stimuli, which blocks its pro-apoptotic activity. Phosphorylation on Ser-99 or Ser-75 promotes heterodimerization with 14-3-3 proteins. This interaction then facilitates the phosphorylation at Ser-118, a site within the BH3 motif, leading to the release of Bcl-X(L) and the promotion of cell survival. Ser-99 is the major site of AKT/PKB phosphorylation, Ser-118 the major site of protein kinase A (CAPK) phosphorylation. Ser-75 is phosphorylated by AKT/PKB, protein kinase A and PIM2.
Mitochondrion outer membrane. Cytoplasm. Upon phosphorylation, locates to the cytoplasm.
Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded sections) - Bad (phospho S118) antibody (ab28825)
Ab28825, at a concentration of 1/50, staining Bad in paraffin embedded human breast carcinoma tissue by Immunohistochemistry.
Left image: untreated.
Right image: treated with synthesized phosphopeptide.
Western blot - Bad (phospho S155) antibody (ab28825)
Anti-Bad (phospho S155) antibody (ab28825) at 1/500 dilution + extracts from 293 cells (5-30ug) treated with forsklin