Labeled FISH probes for identification of gene amplification using Fluoresecent In Situ Hybridization Technique. (Technology) The 50 uL format is now available until 2014/12/31, this format does not contain DAPI Counterstain. (Please contact us for more information.)
Quality Control Testing:
Representative images of normal human cell (lymphocyte) stain with the dual color FISH probe. The left image is chromosomes at metaphase, and the right image is an interphase nucleus.
DAPI Counterstain (1500 ng/mL ) 250 uL
Store at 4°C in the dark.
Hybridization position of the probes on the chromosome:
Probe 1: Size: Fluorophore: Location:
AKT1 Approximately 320kb Texas Red 14q32.33
Probe 2: Size: Fluorophore: Location:
CEN14q Approximately 400kb FITC 14q11.2
The gap between two probes is approximately 71,800 kb.
We strongly recommend the customer to use FFPE FISH PreTreatment Kit 1 (Catalog #: KA2375 or KA2691) for the pretreatment of Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) tissue sections.
The serine-threonine protein kinase encoded by the AKT1 gene is catalytically inactive in serum-starved primary and immortalized fibroblasts. AKT1 and the related AKT2 are activated by platelet-derived growth factor. The activation is rapid and specific, and it is abrogated by mutations in the pleckstrin homology domain of AKT1. It was shown that the activation occurs through phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase. In the developing nervous system AKT is a critical mediator of growth factor-induced neuronal survival. Survival factors can suppress apoptosis in a transcription-independent manner by activating the serine/threonine kinase AKT1, which then phosphorylates and inactivates components of the apoptotic machinery. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq