- 11H11A14 (See other available formats)
- Regulatory Status
- Other Names
- T-helper-inducing POZ/Krueppel-like factor, Zinc finger and BTB domain-containing protein 7B (ZBTB7B), Krueppel-related zinc finger protein (cKrox), Zinc finger protein 67 homolog (ZFP-67)
- Mouse IgG1, κ
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Th-POK is a member of the BTB-POZ domain-containing zinc finger transcription factor family. It regulates gene expression during intrathymic T cell differentiation. A single autosomal recessive mutation of the Th-POK gene results in the absence of mature CD4+ helper T cells, called helper-deficient (HD) phenotype. In Th-POK deficient mice, MHC class II restricted thymocytes are redirected to the CD8+ T cell lineage. On the contrary, forced expression of Th-POK redirects MHC class I restricted thymocytes to the CD4+ T cell lineage. Inactivation of Th-POK in mature CD4+ T cells results in induction of the genes preferentially expressed in CD8+ T cells, such as CD8, granzyme B, and IFN-γ. These findings suggest that Th-POK is essential in promoting commitment of immature T cells to the CD4 lineage and maintaining the characteristics of mature CD4+ T helper cells.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Partial human Th-POK recombinant protein (197-345 a.a.)
- This antibody is provided in phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
- 0.5 mg/ml
- Storage & Handling
- The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C.
WB - Quality tested
ICC - Verified
- Recommended Usage
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by Western blotting. For Western blotting, the suggested use of this reagent is 0.5 - 2.0 µg per ml. For immunocytochemistry, the suggested use of this reagent is 1.0 - 5.0 µg per ml. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Application Notes
NOTE: For flow cytometric staining with this clone, True-Nuclear™ Transcription Factor Buffer Set (Cat. No. 424401) offers improved staining and is highly recommended.
This clone displays a similar affinity to BioLegend clone W15147A by western blot. However, this clone does not recognize mouse TH-POK.
AB_2562394 (BioLegend Cat. No. 656402)
- 539 amino acids, predicted molecular weight of 58 kD; contains four C2H2-type zinc finger regions that are responsible for DNA binding; contains a BTB-POZ domain which is involved in homodimerization and association with other factors
- Transcription factor that regulates CD4 lineage commitment of immature T-cell precursors; acts as a transcriptional repressor of collagen and fibronectin genes
- Acetyltransferase p300
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Immunology, Transcription Factors
- Molecular Family
- Antigen References
1. Kappes DJ. 2010. Immunol. Rev. 238:182.
2. Mariani F, et al. 2013. PLoS One. 8:e54488.
3. Zhang M, et al. 2010. J. Immunol. 185:3960.
4. Egawa T, et al. 2008. Nat. Immunol. 9:1131.
5. Wildt KF, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 179:4405.
6. Setoguchi R, et al. 2009. J. Immunol. 183:4467.
- Gene ID
- 51043 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about Th-POK on UniProt.org
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