|Other Accession||NM_000246, NP_000237|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Pig, Horse, Bovine, Dog|
|Predicted||Human, Rat, Rabbit, Chicken, Horse, Bovine|
|Alias Symbol||C2TA, CIITA IV, MHC2TA, NLRA, CIITAIV|
|Other Names||MHC class II transactivator, CIITA, 2.3.1.-, 188.8.131.52, CIITA, MHC2TA|
|Format||Liquid. Purified antibody supplied in 1x PBS buffer with 0.09% (w/v) sodium azide and 2% sucrose.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Add 50 ul of distilled water. Final anti-CIITA antibody concentration is 1 mg/ml in PBS buffer with 2% sucrose. For longer periods of storage, store at 20°C. Avoid repeat freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||CIITA antibody - middle region is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Essential for transcriptional activity of the HLA class II promoter; activation is via the proximal promoter. No DNA binding of in vitro translated CIITA was detected. May act in a coactivator-like fashion through protein-protein interactions by contacting factors binding to the proximal MHC class II promoter, to elements of the transcription machinery, or both. Alternatively it may activate HLA class II transcription by modifying proteins that bind to the MHC class II promoter. Also mediates enhanced MHC class I transcription; the promoter element requirements for CIITA-mediated transcription are distinct from those of constitutive MHC class I transcription, and CIITA can functionally replace TAF1 at these genes. Exhibits intrinsic GTP-stimulated acetyltransferase activity. Exhibits serine/threonine protein kinase activity: can phosphorylate the TFIID component TAF7, the RAP74 subunit of the general transcription factor TFIIF, histone H2B at 'Ser-37' and other histones (in vitro).|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus. Nucleus, PML body. Note=Recruited to PML body by PML|
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Lovkvist,H., (er) Eur. J. Hum. Genet. (2008) In pressReconstitution and Storage:For short term use, store at 2-8C up to 1 week. For long term storage, store at -20C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.
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