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|Application ||WB, FC, E|
|Calculated MW||27084 Da|
|Antigen Region||218-250 aa|
|Other Names||Protein lin-28 homolog B, Lin-28B, LIN28B, CSDD2|
|Target/Specificity||This LIN28B antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 218-250 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human LIN28B.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||LIN28B Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Acts as a suppressor of microRNA (miRNA) biogenesis by specifically binding the precursor let-7 (pre-let-7), a miRNA precursor. Acts by binding pre-let-7 and recruiting ZCCHC11/TUT4 uridylyltransferase, leading to the terminal uridylation of pre- let-7. Uridylated pre-let-7 miRNAs fail to be processed by Dicer and undergo degradation. Specifically recognizes the 5'-GGAG-3' motif in the terminal loop of pre-let-7. Also recognizes and binds non pre-let-7 pre-miRNAs that contain the 5'-GGAG-3' motif in the terminal loop, leading to their terminal uridylation and subsequent degradation. Mediates MYC-mediated let-7 repression. Isoform 1, when overexpressed, stimulates growth of the breast adenocarcinoma cell line MCF-7. Isoform 2 has no effect on cell growth.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Note=Predominantly cytoplasmic at G1 phase, accumulates in the nucleus in S and G2 phases. The frequency of nuclear localization in S and in G2 phases is 60% and 30%, respectively|
|Tissue Location||High expression in testis, fetal liver, placenta and in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Isoform 1 is only detected in moderately and poorly differentiated HCC tissues and placenta (at protein level). Isoform 2 is detected in fetal liver, non-tumor liver tissues, as well as well-differentiated tumor tissues (at protein level).|
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Lin-28 homolog B (LIN28B) is overexpressed in hepatocellular carcinoma. The heterochronic gene lin-28 is a key regulator of developmental timing in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Similar with lin-28 proteins, LIN28B conserves a cold shock domain and a pair of CCHC zinc finger domains. Phylogenetic analysis suggests that they might arise as a result of duplication from an ancestral gene. Overexpression of LIN28B was noted in most HCC cell lines and clinical samples. A short LIN28B isoform was also identified in non-tumor liver tissue and fetal liver. Although predominantly localized in the cytoplasm, LIN28B protein shows cell cycle-dependent nuclear translocation in Huh7 cells. Induced expression of exogenous LIN28B in a tet-off cell line promoted cancer cell proliferation.
Guo,Y., Gene 384, 51-61 (2006)
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