|Other Names||Dedicator of cytokinesis protein 8, DOCK8|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence is selected from aa 2076-2090 of HUMAN DOCK8|
|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||Guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) which specifically activates small GTPase CDC42 by exchanging bound GDP for free GTP (PubMed:28028151, PubMed:22461490). During immune responses, required for interstitial dendritic cell (DC) migration by locally activating CDC42 at the leading edge membrane of DC (By similarity). Required for CD4(+) T-cell migration in response to chemokine stimulation by promoting CDC42 activation at T cell leading edge membrane (PubMed:28028151). Is involved in NK cell cytotoxicity by controlling polarization of microtubule-organizing center (MTOC), and possibly regulating CCDC88B-mediated lytic granule transport to MTOC during cell killing (PubMed:25762780).|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Cell membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side. Cell projection, lamellipodium membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side Note=Enriched and co-localizes with GTPase CDC42 at the immunological synapse formed during T cell/antigen presenting cell cognate interaction. Translocates from the cytoplasm to the plasma membrane in response to chemokine CXCL12/SDF-1-alpha stimulation|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs).|
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Potential guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF). GEF proteins activate some small GTPases by exchanging bound GDP for free GTP (By similarity).
Takahashi K.,et al.Submitted (SEP-2004) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.
Humphray S.J.,et al.Nature 429:369-374(2004).
Bechtel S.,et al.BMC Genomics 8:399-399(2007).
Jikuya H.,et al.DNA Res. 10:49-57(2003).
Jikuya H.,et al.Submitted (FEB-2002) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.
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