|Other Names||PiggyBac transposable element-derived protein 3, PGBD3|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence is selected from aa 36-49 of HUMAN PGBD3|
|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 in vitro to PGBD3-related transposable elements, called MER85s; these non-autonomous 140 bp elements are characterized by the presence of PGBD3 terminal inverted repeats and the absence of internal transposase ORF.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in heart and oocytes, but not in granulosa cells (at protein level).|
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The piggyBac family of proteins, found in diverse animals, are transposases related to the transposase of the canonical piggyBac transposon from the moth, Trichoplusia ni. This family also includes genes in several genomes, including human, that appear to have been derived from the piggyBac transposons. This gene belongs to the subfamily of piggyBac transposable element derived (PGBD) genes. The PGBD proteins appear to be novel, with no obvious relationship to other transposases, or other known protein families. This gene overlaps with the ERCC6 gene on chromosome 10, and pseudogenes of this locus have been found on chromosomes 4, 5 and 12.
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Sarkar, A., et al. Mol. Genet. Genomics 270(2):173-180(2003)
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