|Other Names||Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 5A-1, eIF-5A-1, eIF-5A1, Eukaryotic initiation factor 5A isoform 1, eIF-5A, Rev-binding factor, eIF-4D, EIF5A|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP2901b was selected from the Center region of human EIF5A. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|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||mRNA-binding protein involved in translation elongation. Has an important function at the level of mRNA turnover, probably acting downstream of decapping. Involved in actin dynamics and cell cycle progression, mRNA decay and probably in a pathway involved in stress response and maintenance of cell wall integrity. With syntenin SDCBP, functions as a regulator of p53/TP53 and p53/TP53-dependent apoptosis. Regulates also TNF- alpha-mediated apoptosis. Mediates effects of polyamines on neuronal process extension and survival. May play an important role in brain development and function, and in skeletal muscle stem cell differentiation. Also described as a cellular cofactor of human T-cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV-1) Rex protein and of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) Rev protein, essential for mRNA export of retroviral transcripts.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side. Nucleus, nuclear pore complex. Note=Hypusine modification promotes the nuclear export and cytoplasmic localization and there was a dynamic shift in the localization from predominantly cytoplasmic to primarily nuclear under apoptotic inducing conditions|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in umbilical vein endothelial cells and several cancer cell lines (at protein level)|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
EIF5A precursor is the only cellular protein known to contain a specific lysine residue which is transformed into the unique amino acid hypusine [N-(4-amino-2-hydroxybutyl)-lysine] by a series of post translational reactions. eIF5A promotes the formation of the first peptide bond during the initial stage of protein synthesis.
Lee,S.B., et.al., Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 383 (4), 497-502 (2009)Gosslau,A., et.al., J. Cell. Physiol. 219 (2), 485-493 (2009)
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