|Application ||WB, IHC, IF|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||25097 Da|
|Other Names||Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E, eIF-4E, eIF4E, eIF-4F 25 kDa subunit, mRNA cap-binding protein, EIF4E, EIF4EL1, EIF4F|
|Target/Specificity||The antibody was affinity-purified from rabbit antiserum by affinity-chromatography using epitope-specific immunogen.|
|Format||affinity Purified IgG, in PBS, 0.02% sodium azide and 50% glycerol.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||EIF4E Antibody (S209) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Recognizes and binds the 7-methylguanosine-containing mRNA cap during an early step in the initiation of protein synthesis and facilitates ribosome binding by inducing the unwinding of the mRNAs secondary structures. Component of the CYFIP1-EIF4E-FMR1 complex which binds to the mRNA cap and mediates translational repression. In the CYFIP1-EIF4E-FMR1 complex this subunit mediates the binding to the mRNA cap.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm, P-body. Cytoplasm|
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All eukaryotic cellular mRNAs are blocked at their 5-prime ends with the 7-methylguanosine cap structure, m7GpppX (where X is any nucleotide). This structure is involved in several cellular processes including enhanced translational efficiency, splicing, mRNA stability, and RNA nuclear export. EIF4E is a eukaryotic translation initiation factor involved in directing ribosomes to the cap structure of mRNAs. It is a 24-kD polypeptide that exists as both a free form and as part of a multiprotein complex termed EIF4F. The EIF4E polypeptide is the rate-limiting component of the eukaryotic translation apparatus and is involved in the mRNA-ribosome binding step of eukaryotic protein synthesis. The other subunits of EIF4F are a 50-kD polypeptide, termed EIF4A (see MIM 601102), that possesses ATPase and RNA helicase activities, and a 220-kD polypeptide, EIF4G (MIM 600495) (Rychlik et al., 1987 [PubMed 3469651]).
Sox2 is translationally activated by eukaryotic initiation factor 4E in human glioma-initiating cells. Ge Y, et al. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 2010 Jul 9. PMID 20537983.
The virion host shutoff endonuclease (UL41) of herpes simplex virus interacts with the cellular cap-binding complex eIF4F. Page HG, et al. J Virol, 2010 Jul. PMID 20427534.
HDAC2 promotes eIF4E sumoylation and activates mRNA translation gene specifically. Xu X, et al. J Biol Chem, 2010 Jun 11. PMID 20421305.
Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. Rose JE, et al. Mol Med, 2010 Jul-Aug. PMID 20379614.
Interaction of Pdcd4 with eIF4E inhibits the metastatic potential of hepatocellular carcinoma. Jiang Y, et al. Biomed Pharmacother, 2010 Jul. PMID 20359850.
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