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Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Factor (LITAF) (AA 1-212) antibody

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Synonyms PIG7, SIMPLE, TP53I7, EET-1, Pig7, TNF-alpha, 3222402J11Rik, C85531, N4WBP3, TBX1
AA 1-212
(17), (7), (7), (4), (2), (2), (1), (1)
(59), (11), (11), (1), (1), (1), (1), (1)
(24), (18), (18)
Clonality (Clone)
Monoclonal ()
(1), (1), (1), (1), (1), (1)
Immunofluorescence (IF), Western Blotting (WB)
(35), (32), (8), (8), (8), (5), (1), (1), (1), (1)
Pubmed 3 references available
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Immunogen Human LITAF aa. 1-212
Clone 30-LITAF
Isotype IgG1
Characteristics 1. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
2. Please refer to us for technical protocols.
3. Caution: Sodium azide yields highly toxic hydrazoic acid under acidic conditions. Dilute azide compounds in running water before discarding to avoid accumulation of potentially explosive deposits in plumbing.
4. Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
Purification The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.
Alternative Name LITAF (LITAF Antibody Abstract)
Background TNFalpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha) is a pleiotropic cytokine that conveys either beneficial (prevention of cancers and infection, activation of inflammatory responses) or detrimental (mediation of septic shock, inflammation, and apoptosis) effects to the host. It is produced and secreted primarily by monocytes and macrophages in response to stimulation with lipopolysaccharide (LPS), a principle endotoxic component. LPS-induced TNFalpha factor (LITAF) is a nuclear factor that was purified as a result of its ability to bind to a DNA fragment from the TNFalpha promoter region. LITAF expression is dependent on LPS induction and PMA differentiation in THP-1 cells and is observed at high levels in spleen, lymph node, and peripheral blood leukocytes. Antisense inhibition of LITAF causes a reduction in TNFalpha expression in THP-1 cells. In addition, p53 induces the expression of a transcript called PIG7, which has 98% homology with LITAF. Thus, LITAF is thought to link p53 pathways with the induction of TNFalpha gene expression in response to LPS stimulation and to function, possibly as a transcription factor, to regulate the expression of this highly potent cytokine. This antibody was generated to the LITAF aa 1-212 sequence (Genbank accession # U77396). Recent reports indicate that the nucleotide coding sequence for LITAF may differ and instead, encode for a protein designated as SIMPLE. Under the sequence for SIMPLE, the LITAF aa 1-212 sequence used to generate this antibody corresponds to the aa 1-126 region of SIMPLE. This antibody is routinely tested by western blot analysis.
Synonyms: LPS Induced TNFalpha Factor
Molecular Weight 24 kDa
Research Area Chromatin and Nuclear Signaling, Transcription Factors

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Restrictions For Research Use only
Format Liquid
Concentration 250 μg/mL
Buffer Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, glycerol, and ≤0.09 % sodium azide.
Preservative Sodium azide
Precaution of Use This product contains Sodium azide: a POISONOUS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE which should be handled by trained staff only.
Storage -20 °C
Storage Comment Store undiluted at -20° C.
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Western Blotting (WB) image for anti-Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Factor (LITAF) (AA 1-212) antibody (ABIN968613) Western blot analysis of LITAF on a A431 cell lysate (Human epithelial carcinoma, ATC...
Immunofluorescence (IF) image for anti-Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Factor (LITAF) (AA 1-212) antibody (ABIN968613) Immunofluorescence staining of A431 cells (Human epithelial carcinoma, ATCC CRL-1555).
 image for anti-Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Factor (LITAF) (AA 1-212) antibody (ABIN968613) anti-Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Factor (LITAF) (AA 1-212) antibody (Image 3)
Product cited in: Saifi, Szigeti, Wiszniewski et al.: "SIMPLE mutations in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and the potential role of its protein product in protein degradation." in: Human mutation, Vol. 25, Issue 4, pp. 372-83, 2005 (PubMed).

Moriwaki, Begum, Kobayashi et al.: "Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin and its cell wall complex induce a novel lysosomal membrane protein, SIMPLE, that bridges the missing link between lipopolysaccharide and p53-inducible gene, LITAF(PIG7), and estrogen-inducible gene, EET-1." in: The Journal of biological chemistry, Vol. 276, Issue 25, pp. 23065-76, 2001 (PubMed).

Myokai, Takashiba, Lebo et al.: "A novel lipopolysaccharide-induced transcription factor regulating tumor necrosis factor alpha gene expression: molecular cloning, sequencing, characterization, and chromosomal assignment." in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 96, Issue 8, pp. 4518-23, 1999 (PubMed).

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