Product Pathways - NF-kB Signaling
A20/TNFAIP3 (D13H3) Rabbit mAb #5630
|W IP||H M R Mk||Endogenous||82||Rabbit IgG|
Reactivity Key: H=Human M=Mouse R=Rat Mk=Monkey
Species cross-reactivity is determined by western blot. Species enclosed in parentheses are predicted to react based on 100% sequence homology.
Specificity / Sensitivity
A20/TNFAIP3 (D13H3) Rabbit mAb recognizes endogenous levels of total A20/TNFAIP3 protein.
Source / Purification
Monoclonal antibody is produced by immunizing animals with recombinant protein specific to the amino terminus terminus of human A20/TNFAIP3 protein. The antibody was prepared in collaboration with Dr. Marc Schmidt-Supprian, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry.
Western blot analysis of extracts from G-361, JJN-3, and A20 cell lines using A20/TNFAIP3 (D13H3) Rabbit mAb.
Western blot analysis of extracts from Jurkat cells, untreated or treated with TPA #4174 (40 nM) and A23187 (2 μM) for various amounts of time, using A20/TNFAIP3 (D13H3) Rabbit mAb.
Western blot analysis of extracts from COS-7 cells, mock transfected (-) or transfected with a Myc-DDK-tagged human A20/TNFAIP3 construct (+), using A20/TNFAIP3 (D13H3) Rabbit mAb.
A20, also referred to as TNF-α-induced protein 3 (TNFAIP3), is cytokine-inducible protein that functions to inhibit apoptosis and activate NF-κB (1,2). It was first identified as a TNF-α inducible primary response gene in human umbilical vein endothelial cells, and encodes a 790-amino acid protein containing seven Cys2/Cys2-zinc finger motifs (3). Constitutive expression of A20 is observed in lymphoid tissues (4), but it is transiently expressed in a variety of cell types in response to inflammatory signals such as TNF-α (3,5), IL-1 (3,5), phorbol esters (6), and LPS (7). Expression of A20 can confer resistance to apoptosis and NF-κB activation triggered by these signals, probably through interference with TRAF (TNF receptor associated factor) family members (8,9), and interaction with the NF-κB inhibiting protein ABIN (10). Studies also show that A20 contains site-specific ubiquitin modifying activity that can contribute to its biological functions (11,12). The amino-terminus of A20 contains de-ubiquitinating (DUB) activity for Lys63 branches, such as those found in TRAF6 and RIP, while the carboxyl-terminus contains ubiquitin ligase (E3) activity for Lys48 branches of the same substrates and leads to their degradation (12).
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- Tokunaga, F. et al. (2012) EMBO J 31, 3856-70. Applications: Western Blotting
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