|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_036338, 153085427|
|Calculated MW||38720 Da|
|Application Notes||TIM-1 antibody can be used for the detection of TIM-1 by Western blot at 1 - 2 µg/mL.|
|Other Names||TIM-1 Antibody: TIM, KIM1, TIM1, HAVCR, KIM-1, TIM-1, TIMD1, TIMD-1, HAVCR-1, Hepatitis A virus cellular receptor 1, Kidney injury molecule 1, HAVcr-1, hepatitis A virus cellular receptor 1|
|Reconstitution & Storage||TIM-1 antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.|
|Precautions||TIM-1 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||KIM1, TIM1, TIMD1|
|Function||May play a role in T-helper cell development and the regulation of asthma and allergic diseases. Receptor for TIMD4 (By similarity). May play a role in kidney injury and repair.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Widely expressed, with highest levels in kidney and testis. Expressed by activated CD4+ T-cells during the development of helper T-cells responses|
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TIM-1 Antibody: The human form of TIM-1 was initially discovered as a membrane glycoprotein through which the hepatitis A virus can gain entry into a cell. It was also identified as kidney injury molecule 1 (Kim-1), a predicted adhesion molecule that is upregulated on the surfaces of kidney epithelia. It is also expressed on T helper 2 (Th2) cells of the immune system, and following the binding of its natural ligand TIM-4, stimulates T cell expansion and cytokine production in response to viral challenge. It has been suggested that hyperactivation of TIM-1 leads to an increased level of Th2 responsiveness and asthma susceptibility, and antibodies to TIM-1 may therefore be a novel approach to treating asthma.
Feigelstock D, Thompson P, Mattoo P, et al. The human homolog of HAVcr-1 codes for a hepatitis A virus cellular receptor. J. Virol. 1998; 72:6621-8.
Ichimura T, Bonventre JV, Bailly V, et al. Kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1), a putative epithelial cell adhesion molecule containing a novel immunoglobulin domain, is up-regulated in renal cells after injury. J. Biol. Chem.1998; 273:4135-42.
Meyers JH, Sabatos CA, Chakravarti S, et al. The TIM family regulates autoimmune and allergic diseases. Trends Mol. Med. 2005; 11:362-9.
Meyers JH, Chakravarti S, Schlesinger D, et al. TIM-4 is the ligand for TIM-1, and the TIM-1-TIM4 interaction regulates T cell proliferation. Nat. Immunol. 2005; 6:455-64.
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