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Magna RIP® RNA-Binding Protein Immunoprecipitation Kit

RNA Immunoprecipitation (RIP) Kit containing all necessary reagents to perform 12 individual RNA-binding protein immunoprecipitation (RIP) reactions using protein A/G magnetic beads.

Synonym(s):
Magnetic RIP kit
eCl@ss:
32161000
NACRES:
NA.32

Quality Level

manufacturer/tradename

Magna RIP®
Upstate®

application(s)

RIP: suitable
immunoprecipitation (IP): suitable

shipped in

dry ice

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General description

Gene regulation plays a critical role in complex cellular processes such as development, differentiation, and cellular response to environmental changes. In addition to transcriptional regulation of gene expression by transcription factors, cells utilize post-transcriptional regulatory mechanisms. One such mechanism involves use of certain RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) to temporally and coordinately regulate the rate of mRNA translation of functionally related gene
products. While the regulation of gene expression by transcription factors has been well studied over time, the post-transcriptional regulation of mRNAs by RBPs and the role of non-coding RNAs in this process is a relatively nascent field that remains to be thoroughly explored.
RNA-binding protein immunoprecipitation (RIP) is the RNA analog of the more well-known ChIP application (chromatin immunoprecipitation), which identifies DNA targets of DNA-binding proteins in an in-vivo cellular context. RIP can be used to identify specific RNA molecules (of many types) associated with specific nuclear or cytoplasmic binding proteins. These experiments involve immunoprecipitation of endogenously formed complexes of RNA-binding proteins and co-isolation of any RNA species associated with that RNA-binding protein. Purification of these RNA species allows interrogation and identification of mRNAs (and potentially non-coding RNAs associated with them) and can be directly measured using down stream applications including quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), microarray analysis (RIP-chip) and “deep-sequencing” or 2nd-generation sequencing based platforms (RIP-Seq).

Features & Benefits:
-Protein A/G magnetic beads, optimized to bind nucleic acid-protein immune complexes
-RNAse inhibitors and RNAse-free reagents
-Negative controls

Application

Research Category
Epigenetics & Nuclear Function

Packaging

RIP Kit capacity: 12 RNA-binding protein immunoprecipitation assays

Components

Magnetic Beads Protein A/G

RIP Wash Buffer

RIP Lysis Buffer

0.5 M EDTA

10% SDS

Salt Solution I

Salt Solution II

Precipitate Enhancer

Normal Mouse IgG

Rabbit IgG Purified

Protease Inhibitor Cocktail 200X

RNase Inhibitor

Proteinase K (10 mg/mL)

Nuclease free water

Physical form

Two boxes containing all necessary reagents to perform 12 individual RNA-binding protein immunoprecipitation (RIP) reactions.

Storage and Stability

Upon receipt, store components at the temperatures indicated on the labels. Kit components are stable for 6 months from date of shipment when stored as directed.

Legal Information

MAGNA RIP is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
UPSTATE is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Disclaimer

Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Ribonomics: identifying mRNA subsets in mRNP complexes using antibodies to RNA-binding proteins and genomic arrays.
Tenenbaum, Scott A, et al.
Methods, 26, 191-198 (2002)
Repression of the long noncoding RNA-LET by histone deacetylase 3 contributes to hypoxia-mediated metastasis.
Yang, F; Huo, XS; Yuan, SX; Zhang, L; Zhou, WP; Wang, F; Sun, SH
Molecular Cell null
Cold-inducible RNA-binding protein (CIRP) regulates target mRNA stabilization in the mouse testis.
Xia, Z; Zheng, X; Zheng, H; Liu, X; Yang, Z; Wang, X
Febs Letters null
Cloning of the quail PIWI gene and characterization of PIWI binding to small RNAs.
Chen, R; Chang, G; Zhang, Y; Dai, A; Ma, T; Li, J; Zhai, F; Hua, D; Xia, M; Chen, G
Testing null
RNA processing and modification protein, carbon catabolite repression 4 (Ccr4), arrests the cell cycle through p21-dependent and p53-independent pathway.
Yi, X; Hong, M; Gui, B; Chen, Z; Li, L; Xie, G; Liang, J; Wang, X; Shang, Y
The Journal of Biological Chemistry null

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