Monoclonal Anti-ELKS antibody produced in mouse

clone ELKS-30, purified from hybridoma cell culture

MDL number:

biological source


antibody form

purified immunoglobulin

antibody product type

primary antibodies


ELKS-30, monoclonal


buffered aqueous solution

mol wt

antigen ~120 kDa

species reactivity

human, chicken, mouse, rat, bovine


~2 mg/mL


immunocytochemistry: suitable
immunoprecipitation (IP): suitable
microarray: suitable
western blot: 0.5-1 μg/mL using HeLa cell extract





UniProt accession no.

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.


Gene Information

human ... ERC1(23085)
mouse ... Erc1(111173)

General description

ELKS/RAB6-interacting/CAST family member 1 is a protein encoded by the ERC1 gene in humans. It encodes for a synaptic factor and is found in the smallest region of overlap.
Monoclonal Anti-ELKS (mouse IgG2a isotype) is derived from the hybridoma ELKS-30 produced by the fusion of mouse myeloma cells (NS1 cells) and splenocytes from BALB/c mice immunized with a synthetic peptide corresponding to a fragment of human ELKS. ELKS, also known as KIAA1081, is an essential regulatory subunit of the IKK complex. It was named ELKS since 44.1% of the sequence is composed of glutamic acid (E), leucine (L), lysine (K) and serine (S) residues. The protein contains 948 amino acids with nine -helical coiled-coil domains including periodic heptad repeats that predict dimer formation. Its highest expression is in heart, placenta, lung, brain, thyroid and testis.


Monoclonal Anti-ELKS antibody produced in mouse has been used in:
  • enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
  • fluorescence immunohistochemistry
  • immunocytochemistry
  • immunoblotting

Biochem/physiol Actions

ELKS/RAB6-interacting/CAST family member 1 is a protein encoded by the ERC1 gene in humans. It encodes for a synaptic factor and is found in the smallest region of overlap. ERC1 encodes a regulator of neurotransmitter release and acts as the best gene candidate contributing to this phenotype as well as to the autism spectrum disorder ASD. ERC1a (an isoform of ERC1) is associated with other proteins for effective migration and tumor cell invasion by stabilizing the activity at the cell front. Depletion of any of the associated protein negatively affects invasion, migration on extracellular matrix, lamellipodial persistence and the internalization of active integrin β1 receptors needed for adhesion turnover at the front of the cell.

Physical form

Solution in 0.01 M phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.4, containing 15 mM sodium azide.


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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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