|Other Names||LIM domain and actin-binding protein 1, Epithelial protein lost in neoplasm, LIMA1, EPLIN, SREBP3|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Binds to actin monomers and filaments. Increases the number and size of actin stress fibers and inhibits membrane ruffling. Inhibits actin filament depolymerization. Bundles actin filaments, delays filament nucleation and reduces formation of branched filaments.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Cell junction, focal adhesion. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Note=This cytoskeletal protein co- localizes with actin stress fibers and focal adhesion plaques|
|Tissue Location||Highly expressed in placenta, kidney, pancreas, prostate, ovary, spleen and heart. Also detected in lung, liver, brain, skeletal muscle, thymus, testis and intestine Not detected in leukocytes. Isoform Beta expressed generally at very low levels. Isoform Alpha abundant in epithelial cells from mammary gland, prostate and in normal oral keratinocytes. Low levels in aortic endothelial cells and dermal fibroblasts. Not detectable in myocardium|
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EPLIN is a cytoskeleton-associated protein that inhibitsactin filament depolymerization and cross-links filaments inbundles (Maul et al., 2003 [PubMed 12566430]).
Chircop, M., et al. Cell Cycle 8(5):757-764(2009)Abe, K., et al. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 105(1):13-19(2008)Jiang, W.G., et al. Mol. Cancer 7, 71 (2008) :Sugiyama, N., et al. Mol. Cell Proteomics 6(6):1103-1109(2007)Olsen, J.V., et al. Cell 127(3):635-648(2006)
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