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Anti-acetyl-Histone H3 (Lys14) Antibody

serum, Upstate®

H3K14Ac, Histone H3 (acetyl K14), H3 histone family, member T, histone 3, H3, histone cluster 3, H3

biological source


Quality Level

antibody form


antibody product type

primary antibodies



species reactivity

Saccharomyces cerevisiae, human, yeast




ChIP: suitable (ChIP-seq)
dot blot: suitable
multiplexing: suitable
western blot: suitable



NCBI accession no.

UniProt accession no.

shipped in

dry ice

Gene Information

human ... H3C1(8350)

General description

Histone H3 is one of the five main histone proteins involved in the structure of chromatin in eukaryotic cells. Featuring a main globular domain and a long N-terminal tail, H3 is involved with the structure of the nucleosomes of the ′beads on a string′ structure. The N-terminal tail of histone H3 protrudes from the globular nucleosome core and can undergo several different types of epigenetic modifications that influence cellular processes. These modifications include the covalent attachment of methyl or acetyl groups to lysine and arginine amino acids and the phosphorylation of serine or threonine. Acetylation of histone H3 occurs at several different lysine positions in the histone tail and is performed by a family of enzymes known as Histone Acetyl Transferases (HATs). Acetylation of lysine14 is commonly seen in genes that are being actively transcribed into RNA.


Broad species-cross reactivity is expected.
Recognizes acetyl-histone H3 (Lys14), Mr ~17 kDa. An additional unknown protein was detected at Mr ~33 kDa.


Ovalbumin-conjugated, synthetic peptide (KSTGGAcKAPRK-C) corresponding to amino acids 9-18 of yeast histone H3 acetylated on lysine 14, with a C-terminal cysteine added for conjugation purposes.
Epitope: a.a. 9-18


Anti-acetyl-Histone H3 (Lys14) Antibody is a rabbit polyclonal antibody for detection of acetyl-Histone H3 (Lys14) also known as H3K14Ac, Histone H3 (acetyl K14) & has been validated in ChIP, WB, ChIP-seq, DB, Mplex.
Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (ChIP):
An independent laboratory has shown this antibody preferentially immunoprecipitates chromatin from wild type yeast and not from yeast strains containing a Lysine substitution to Alanine at residue 14.

Beadlyte Histone-Peptide Specificity Assay:
1:1000-1:5000 dilutions of a previous lot were incubated with histone H3 peptides containing various modifications conjugated to Luminex microspheres. No cross-reactivity with peptides containing acetyl-lysine 9 or acetyl-lysine 27 was detected.
Research Sub Category
Research Category
Epigenetics & Nuclear Function


In acid extracts from sodium butyrate treated HeLa cells.

Western Blot Analysis:
A 1:1000-1:5000 dilution of this lot detected acetyl-Histone H3 (Lys14) in acid extracts from sodium butyrate treated HeLa cells (Catalog # 17-305).

Target description

17 kDa


Replaces: 04-1044

Physical form

Antiserum containing 0.05% sodium azide and 30% glycerol.

Storage and Stability

Stable for 1 year at -20°C from date of receipt.
For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the vial prior to removing the cap.

Analysis Note

C6 cell lysate, NIH 3T3 cell lysate, human breast carcinoma and human lung carcinoma.

Other Notes

Concentration: Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for the lot-specific concentration.

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Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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