|Application ||WB, IHC, IF|
|Calculated MW||95338 Da|
|Other Names||Interleukin enhancer-binding factor 3, Double-stranded RNA-binding protein 76, DRBP76, M-phase phosphoprotein 4, MPP4, Nuclear factor associated with dsRNA, NFAR, Nuclear factor of activated T-cells 90 kDa, NF-AT-90, Translational control protein 80, TCP80, ILF3, DRBF, MPHOSPH4, NF90|
|Target/Specificity||A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in human ILF3 was used as an immunogen.|
|Format||50 mM Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 0.15 M NaCl, 40% Glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 0.05% BSA.|
|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||ILF3 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||DRBF, MPHOSPH4, NF90|
|Function||RNA-binding protein that plays an essential role in the biogenesis of circular RNAs (circRNAs) which are produced by back- splicing circularization of pre-mRNAs. Within the nucleus, promotes circRNAs processing by stabilizing the regulatory elements residing in the flanking introns of the circularized exons. Plays thereby a role in the back-splicing of a subset of circRNAs (PubMed:28625552). As a consequence, participates in a wide range of transcriptional and post-transcriptional processes. Upon viral infection, ILF3 accumulates in the cytoplasm and participates in the innate antiviral response (PubMed:21123651). Mechanistically, ILF3 becomes phosphorylated and activated by the double-stranded RNA-activated protein kinase/PKR which releases ILF3 from cellular mature circRNAs. In turn, unbound ILF3 molecules are able to interact with and thus inhibit viral mRNAs (PubMed:21123651, PubMed:28625552).|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus, nucleolus. Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Note=Localizes in the cytoplasm in response to viral infection. The unphosphorylated form is retained in the nucleus by ILF2. Phosphorylation at Thr-188 and Thr-315 causes the dissociation of ILF2 from the ILF2-ILF3 complex resulting in a cytoplasmic sequestration of ILF3. Localized in cytoplasmic mRNP granules containing untranslated mRNAs|
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Interleukin enhancer-binding factor 3 (ILF3) is a double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) binding protein that complexes with other proteins, dsRNAs, small noncoding RNAs, and mRNAs to regulate gene expression and stabilize mRNAs. This protein was first discovered to be a subunit of the nuclear factor of activated T-cells (NFAT); a transcription factor required for T-cell expression of interleukin 2 (1). ILF3 regulates protein arginine N-methyltransferase 1 activity and has been suggested to regulate transcription of the IL2 gene during T-cell activation. ILF3 promotes the formation of stable DNA-dependent
1. NCBI Reference Sequence (RefSeq): a curated non- redundant sequence database of genomes, transcripts and proteins Pruitt KD, Tatusova, T, Maglott DR Nucleic Acids Res 2007 Jan 1;35(Database issue):D61-5 2. The UniProt Consortium, The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt). Nucleic Acids Res. 36:D190-D195 (2008)
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