- 12G9A36 (See other available formats)
- Other Names
- Interferon regulatory factor-7 (IRF-7)
- Mouse IgG2b, κ
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|656009||100 µL||290 CHF|
IRF-7 is a member of the interferon regulatory transcription factor family that plays key regulatory roles in innate immunity. Upon virus infection, IRF-7 forms a complex with MyD88 and TRAF6 when stimulated by toll-like receptors TLR7, TLR8, and TLR9, which in turn results in nuclear translocation and induction of interferon gene expression. IRF-7 gene expression is upregulated by the stimulation of interferon through the Jak-STAT signaling pathway, which forms a positive feedback loop. The protein level of IRF-7 after activation is then downregulated by the ubiquitin-proteasome system to avoid excessive production of interferons that may cause damage to the host. Virus induced type I interferon expression was completely abrogated in IRF-7 knockout mice, suggesting that IRF-7 is critical for interferon mediated host defense during virus infection.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Partial IRF7 recombinant protein (127-503 a.a.)
- This antibody is provided in 50% glycerol in aqueous buffered solutions with preservatives.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with HRP under optimal conditions.
- Lot-specific (please contact technical support for concentration and total µg amount, or use our Lookup tool if you have a lot number.)
- Storage & Handling
- Upon receipt, the antibody solution should be stored undiluted at -20°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light.
WB - Quality tested
- Recommended Usage
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by Western blotting. For Western blotting, the suggested dilution is 1:2000-1:8000. The optimal dilution should be determined by titration for each individual assay of interest.
25 µl and 100 µl of Direct-Blot™ HRP antibody can be used for approximately 5 and 20 Western blots, respectively, at the recommended concentration/dilution.
- Application Notes
This clone is not recommended for ChIP (Chromatin Immunoprecipitation) assays (as determined by in-house testing).
AB_2617031 (BioLegend Cat. No. 656009)
- 503 amino acids, predicted molecular weight of 54 kD, contains an IRF tryptophan pentad repeat responsible for DNA binding
Shuttles between the cytoplasm and nucleus; activated (phosphorylated) form of IRF-7 accumulates in the nucleus
- Transcription factor that transactivates proinflamatory cytokines and type I interferon genes in response to virus infection
- Forms homodimer or heterodimer with IRF-3, interacts with TICAM-1, TICAM-2, MyD88, and TRAF6
- Cell Type
- Dendritic cells
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Immunology, Innate Immunity, Signal Transduction, Transcription Factors
- Antigen References
1. Owens BM, et al. 2012. PLoS One. 7:e41050.
2. Yu Y, et al. 2010. Immunity. 33:863.
3. Liang Q, et al. 2011. J. Immunol. 186:1001.
4. Buss C, et al. 2010. J. Immunol. 184:3072.
5. Joo CH, et al. 2007. J. Virol. 81:8282.
6. Balachandran S, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 178:2429.
- Gene ID
- 3665 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about IRF7 on UniProt.org
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