|Application ||WB, IHC-P, FC, E|
|Calculated MW||99327 Da|
|Antigen Region||863-893 aa|
|Other Names||Major vault protein, MVP, Lung resistance-related protein, MVP, LRP|
|Target/Specificity||This MVP antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 863-893 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human MVP.|
|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||MVP Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Required for normal vault structure. Vaults are multi- subunit structures that may act as scaffolds for proteins involved in signal transduction. Vaults may also play a role in nucleo- cytoplasmic transport. Down-regulates INFG-mediated STAT1 signaling and subsequent activation of JAK. Down-regulates SRC activity and signaling through MAP kinases.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus, nuclear pore complex. Note=5% found in the nuclear pore complex. Translocates from the nucleus to the cytoplasm upon EGF treatment|
|Tissue Location||Present in most normal tissues. Higher expression observed in epithelial cells with secretory and excretory functions, as well as in cells chronically exposed to xenobiotics, such as bronchial cells and cells lining the intestine. Overexpressed in many multidrug-resistant cancer cells|
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MVP, the major vault protein, is a lung resistance-related protein. Vaults are multi-subunit structures that may be involved in nucleo-cytoplasmic transport. This protein mediates drug resistance, perhaps via a transport process. It is widely distributed in normal tissues, and overexpressed in multidrug-resistant cancer cells. The protein overexpression is a potentially useful marker of clinical drug resistance.
Aronica, E., et al., Epilepsia 44(9):1166-1175 (2003).
Klunder, J.W., et al., Hum. Pathol. 34(2):150-155 (2003).
Burger, H., et al., Clin. Cancer Res. 9(2):827-836 (2003).
Yu, Z., et al., J. Biol. Chem. 277(43):40247-40252 (2002).
van den Heuvel-Eibrink, M.M., et al., Leukemia 16(5):833-839 (2002).
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