|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_006178.2, 4940|
|Calculated MW||121170 Da|
|Other Names||2'-5'-oligoadenylate synthase 3, (2-5')oligo(A) synthase 3, 2-5A synthase 3, 184.108.40.206, p100 OAS, p100OAS, OAS3|
|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||OAS3 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 preferentially dimers 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. Displays antiviral activity against Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), Dengue virus, Sindbis virus (SINV) and Semliki forest virus (SFV).|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus.|
|Tissue Location||Present at high level in placenta trophoblast.|
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The large form of human 2',5'-Oligoadenylate Synthetase (OAS3) exerts antiviral effect against Chikungunya virus. Bréhin AC, Casadémont I, Frenkiel MP, Julier C, Sakuntabhai A, Desprès P. Virology 2009 Feb 384 (1): 216-22. PMID: 19056102
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