|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_036331, 26523|
|Predicted||Mouse, Rat, Dog|
|Calculated MW||97214 Da|
|Other Names||Protein argonaute-1, Argonaute1, hAgo1, Argonaute RISC catalytic component 1, Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2C 1, eIF-2C 1, eIF2C 1, Putative RNA-binding protein Q99, AGO1, EIF2C1|
|Format||0.5 mg IgG/ml in Tris saline (20mM Tris pH7.3, 150mM NaCl), 0.02% sodium azide, with 0.5% bovine serum albumin|
|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||Goat Anti-EIF2C1 / AGO1 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Required for RNA-mediated gene silencing (RNAi). Binds to short RNAs such as microRNAs (miRNAs) or short interfering RNAs (siRNAs), and represses the translation of mRNAs which are complementary to them. Lacks endonuclease activity and does not appear to cleave target mRNAs. Also required for transcriptional gene silencing (TGS) of promoter regions which are complementary to bound short antigene RNAs (agRNAs).|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm, P-body|
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This gene encodes a member of the Argonaute family of proteins which play a role in RNA interference. The encoded protein is highly basic, and contains a PAZ domain and a PIWI domain. It may interact with dicer1 and play a role in short-interfering-RNA-mediated gene silencing. This gene is located on chromosome 1 in a cluster of closely related family members including argonaute 3, and argonaute 4.
Association of a common AGO1 variant with lung cancer risk: A two-stage case-control study. Kim JS, et al. Mol Carcinog, 2010 Oct. PMID 20721975.
Variation at the NFATC2 Locus Increases the Risk of Thiazolinedinedione-Induced Edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) Study. Bailey SD, et al. Diabetes Care, 2010 Jul 13. PMID 20628086.
Black carbon exposures, blood pressure, and interactions with single nucleotide polymorphisms in MicroRNA processing genes. Wilker EH, et al. Environ Health Perspect, 2010 Jul. PMID 20211803.
Distinct passenger strand and mRNA cleavage activities of human Argonaute proteins. Wang B, et al. Nat Struct Mol Biol, 2009 Dec. PMID 19946268.
Gene-centric association signals for lipids and apolipoproteins identified via the HumanCVD BeadChip. Talmud PJ, et al. Am J Hum Genet, 2009 Nov. PMID 19913121.
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