|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_058197.2, NP_002526.2, 4939|
|Calculated MW||82431 Da|
|Other Names||2'-5'-oligoadenylate synthase 2, (2-5')oligo(A) synthase 2, 2-5A synthase 2, 188.8.131.52, p69 OAS / p71 OAS, p69OAS / p71OAS, OAS2|
|Format||0.5 mg/ml in Tris saline, 0.02% sodium azide, pH7.3 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||OAS2 (aa357-371) Antibody (internal region) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Interferon-induced, dsRNA-activated antiviral enzyme which plays a critical role in cellular innate antiviral response. In addition, it may also play a role in other cellular processes such as apoptosis, cell growth, differentiation and gene regulation. Synthesizes higher oligomers of 2'-5'-oligoadenylates (2-5A) from ATP which then bind to the inactive monomeric form of ribonuclease L (RNase L) leading to its dimerization and subsequent activation. Activation of RNase L leads to degradation of cellular as well as viral RNA, resulting in the inhibition of protein synthesis, thus terminating viral replication. Can mediate the antiviral effect via the classical RNase L-dependent pathway or an alternative antiviral pathway independent of RNase L.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Cytoplasm, perinuclear region. Mitochondrion. Nucleus. Microsome. Endoplasmic reticulum Note=Associated with different subcellular fractions such as mitochondrial, nuclear, and rough/smooth microsomal fractions|
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This antibody is expected to recognize reported isoform 1 (NP_058197.2) and isoform 2 (NP_002526.2).
Nucleotide oligomerization domain-2 interacts with 2'-5'-oligoadenylate synthetase type 2 and enhances RNase-L function in THP-1 cells. Dugan JW, Albor A, David L, Fowlkes J, Blackledge MT, Martin TM, Planck SR, Rosenzweig HL, Rosenbaum JT, Davey MP. Molecular immunology 2009 Dec 47 (2-3): 560-6. PMID: 19853919
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