|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||119358 Da|
|Antigen Region||957-987 aa|
|Other Names||Toll-like receptor 8, CD288, Tlr8|
|Target/Specificity||This Mouse TLR8 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 957-987 amino acids from the C-terminal region of mouse TLR8.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|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||Mouse TLR8 Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Key component of innate and adaptive immunity. TLRs (Toll-like receptors) control host immune response against pathogens through recognition of molecular patterns specific to microorganisms. Acts via MYD88 and TRAF6, leading to NF-kappa-B. activation, cytokine secretion and the inflammatory response (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
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TLR8 is a member of the Toll-like receptor (TLR) family which plays a fundamental role in pathogen recognition and activation of innate immunity. TLRs are highly conserved from Drosophila to humans and share structural and functional similarities. They recognize pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) that are expressed on infectious agents, and mediate the production of cytokines necessary for the development of effective immunity. The various TLRs exhibit different patterns of expression. TLR8 is predominantly expressed in lung and peripheral blood leukocytes, and lies in close proximity to another family member, TLR7, on chromosome X.
Kaisho T and Akira S, Curr. Mol. Med. 2003. 3: 373.
Medzhitov R and Janeway C, Cell. 1997. 91: 295.
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