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Ubiquitin (P4D1) Mouse mAb antibody


Antibody ID


Target Antigen

Ubiquitin (P4D1) Mouse mAb all, goat, human, mollusc, non-human primate, plant, amoeba/protozoa, bacteria/archaea, canine, rat, zebrafish/fish, feline, porcine, virus, c elegans/worm, chemical, hamster, sheep, xenopus/amphibian, bovine, chicken/bird, drosophila/arthropod, mouse, other mammalian, guinea pig, horse, rabbit, yeast/fungi, donkey, other invertebrate, reptile

Proper Citation

(Cell Signaling Technology Cat# 3936, RRID:AB_331292)


monoclonal antibody


Applications: W, IHC-P. Consolidation on 11/2018: AB_10691572, AB_10839120, AB_331292.

Host Organism



Cell Signaling Technology

BAI1 Suppresses Medulloblastoma Formation by Protecting p53 from Mdm2-Mediated Degradation.

  • Zhu D
  • Cancer Cell
  • 2018 Jun 11

Literature context:


Adhesion G protein-coupled receptors (ADGRs) encompass 33 human transmembrane proteins with long N termini involved in cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions. We show the ADGRB1 gene, which encodes Brain-specific angiogenesis inhibitor 1 (BAI1), is epigenetically silenced in medulloblastomas (MBs) through a methyl-CpG binding protein MBD2-dependent mechanism. Knockout of Adgrb1 in mice augments proliferation of cerebellar granule neuron precursors, and leads to accelerated tumor growth in the Ptch1+/- transgenic MB mouse model. BAI1 prevents Mdm2-mediated p53 polyubiquitination, and its loss substantially reduces p53 levels. Reactivation of BAI1/p53 signaling axis by a brain-permeable MBD2 pathway inhibitor suppresses MB growth in vivo. Altogether, our data define BAI1's physiological role in tumorigenesis and directly couple an ADGR to cancer formation.

Funding information:
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research - ROP99020(Canada)
  • NCI NIH HHS - P20 CA151129()
  • NCI NIH HHS - P30 CA138292()
  • NCI NIH HHS - R01 CA086335()
  • NCI NIH HHS - R01 CA163722()
  • NINDS NIH HHS - P30 NS055077()
  • NINDS NIH HHS - R01 NS096236()

Disruption of XIAP-RIP2 Association Blocks NOD2-Mediated Inflammatory Signaling.

  • Goncharov T
  • Mol. Cell
  • 2018 Feb 15

Literature context:


Inflammatory responses mediated by NOD2 rely on RIP2 kinase and ubiquitin ligase XIAP for the activation of nuclear factor κB (NF-κB), mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs), and cytokine production. Herein, we demonstrate that selective XIAP antagonism blocks NOD2-mediated inflammatory signaling and cytokine production by interfering with XIAP-RIP2 binding, which removes XIAP from its ubiquitination substrate RIP2. We also establish that the kinase activity of RIP2 is dispensable for NOD2 signaling. Rather, the conformation of the RIP2 kinase domain functions to regulate binding to the XIAP-BIR2 domain. Effective RIP2 kinase inhibitors block NOD2 signaling by disrupting RIP2-XIAP interaction. Finally, we identify NOD2 signaling and XIAP-dependent ubiquitination sites on RIP2 and show that mutating these lysine residues adversely affects NOD2 pathway signaling. Overall, these results reveal a critical role for the XIAP-RIP2 interaction in NOD2 inflammatory signaling and provide a molecular basis for the design of innovative therapeutic strategies based on XIAP antagonists and RIP2 kinase inhibitors.

Funding information:
  • Intramural NIH HHS - Z01-ES-101864(United States)

A picorna-like virus suppresses the N-end rule pathway to inhibit apoptosis.

  • Wang Z
  • Elife
  • 2017 Dec 12

Literature context:


The N-end rule pathway is an evolutionarily conserved proteolytic system that degrades proteins containing N-terminal degradation signals called N-degrons, and has emerged as a key regulator of various processes. Viruses manipulate diverse host pathways to facilitate viral replication and evade antiviral defenses. However, it remains unclear if viral infection has any impact on the N-end rule pathway. Here, using a picorna-like virus as a model, we found that viral infection promoted the accumulation of caspase-cleaved Drosophila inhibitor of apoptosis 1 (DIAP1) by inducing the degradation of N-terminal amidohydrolase 1 (NTAN1), a key N-end rule component that identifies N-degron to initiate the process. The virus-induced NTAN1 degradation is independent of polyubiquitylation but dependent on proteasome. Furthermore, the virus-induced N-end rule pathway suppression inhibits apoptosis and benefits viral replication. Thus, our findings demonstrate that a virus can suppress the N-end rule pathway, and uncover a new mechanism for virus to evade apoptosis.

Funding information:
  • NIAAA NIH HHS - AA017288(United States)

Defining a Cancer Dependency Map.

  • Tsherniak A
  • Cell
  • 2017 Jul 27

Literature context:


Most human epithelial tumors harbor numerous alterations, making it difficult to predict which genes are required for tumor survival. To systematically identify cancer dependencies, we analyzed 501 genome-scale loss-of-function screens performed in diverse human cancer cell lines. We developed DEMETER, an analytical framework that segregates on- from off-target effects of RNAi. 769 genes were differentially required in subsets of these cell lines at a threshold of six SDs from the mean. We found predictive models for 426 dependencies (55%) by nonlinear regression modeling considering 66,646 molecular features. Many dependencies fall into a limited number of classes, and unexpectedly, in 82% of models, the top biomarkers were expression based. We demonstrated the basis behind one such predictive model linking hypermethylation of the UBB ubiquitin gene to a dependency on UBC. Together, these observations provide a foundation for a cancer dependency map that facilitates the prioritization of therapeutic targets.

The F-box Protein KIB1 Mediates Brassinosteroid-Induced Inactivation and Degradation of GSK3-like Kinases in Arabidopsis.

  • Zhu JY
  • Mol. Cell
  • 2017 Jun 1

Literature context:


The glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK3) family kinases are central cellular regulators highly conserved in all eukaryotes. In Arabidopsis, the GSK3-like kinase BIN2 phosphorylates a range of proteins to control broad developmental processes, and BIN2 is degraded through unknown mechanism upon receptor kinase-mediated brassinosteroid (BR) signaling. Here we identify KIB1 as an F-box E3 ubiquitin ligase that promotes the degradation of BIN2 while blocking its substrate access. Loss-of-function mutations of KIB1 and its homologs abolished BR-induced BIN2 degradation and caused severe BR-insensitive phenotypes. KIB1 directly interacted with BIN2 in a BR-dependent manner and promoted BIN2 ubiquitination in vitro. Expression of an F-box-truncated KIB1 caused BIN2 accumulation but dephosphorylation of its substrate BZR1 and activation of BR responses because KIB1 blocked BIN2 binding to BZR1. Our study demonstrates that KIB1 plays an essential role in BR signaling by inhibiting BIN2 through dual mechanisms of blocking substrate access and promoting degradation.

Mechanisms of Ubiquitin-Nucleosome Recognition and Regulation of 53BP1 Chromatin Recruitment by RNF168/169 and RAD18.

  • Hu Q
  • Mol. Cell
  • 2017 May 18

Literature context:


The protein 53BP1 plays a central regulatory role in DNA double-strand break repair. 53BP1 relocates to chromatin by recognizing RNF168-mediated mono-ubiquitylation of histone H2A Lys15 in the nucleosome core particle dimethylated at histone H4 Lys20 (NCP-ubme). 53BP1 relocation is terminated by ubiquitin ligases RNF169 and RAD18 via unknown mechanisms. Using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and biochemistry, we show that RNF169 bridges ubiquitin and histone surfaces, stabilizing a pre-existing ubiquitin orientation in NCP-ubme to form a high-affinity complex. This conformational selection mechanism contrasts with the low-affinity binding mode of 53BP1, and it ensures 53BP1 displacement by RNF169 from NCP-ubme. We also show that RAD18 binds tightly to NCP-ubme through a ubiquitin-binding domain that contacts ubiquitin and nucleosome surfaces accessed by 53BP1. Our work uncovers diverse ubiquitin recognition mechanisms in the nucleosome, explaining how RNF168, RNF169, and RAD18 regulate 53BP1 chromatin recruitment and how specificity can be achieved in the recognition of a ubiquitin-modified substrate.

Funding information:
  • NCI NIH HHS - R01 CA132878()
  • NIGMS NIH HHS - R01 GM116829()

RING finger E3 ligase PPP1R11 regulates TLR2 signaling and innate immunity.

  • McKelvey AC
  • Elife
  • 2016 Nov 2

Literature context:


Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) is a pattern recognition receptor that recognizes many types of PAMPs that originate from gram-positive bacteria. Here we describe a novel mechanism regulating TLR2 protein expression and subsequent cytokine release through the ubiquitination and degradation of the receptor in response to ligand stimulation. We show a new mechanism in which an uncharacterized RING finger E3 ligase, PPP1R11, directly ubiquitinates TLR2 both in vitro and in vivo, which leads to TLR2 degradation and disruption of the signaling cascade. Lentiviral gene transfer or knockdown of PPP1R11 in mouse lungs significantly affects lung inflammation and the clearance of Staphylococcus aureus. There is a negative correlation between PPP1R11 and TLR2 levels in white blood cell samples isolated from patients with Staphylococcus aureus infections. These results suggest that PPP1R11 plays an important role in regulating innate immunity and gram-positive bacterial clearance by functioning, in part, through the ubiquitination and degradation of TLR2.

Funding information:
  • NIMH NIH HHS - R56MH104593(United States)