|Application ||WB, IHC-P, FC, E|
|Other Accession||P52297, P52296, P70168|
|Predicted||Mouse, Rat, Xenopus|
|Calculated MW||97170 Da|
|Antigen Region||190-216 aa|
|Other Names||Importin subunit beta-1, Importin-90, Karyopherin subunit beta-1, Nuclear factor p97, Pore targeting complex 97 kDa subunit, PTAC97, KPNB1, NTF97|
|Target/Specificity||This KPNB1 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 190-216 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human KPNB1.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||KPNB1 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Functions in nuclear protein import, either in association with an adapter protein, like an importin-alpha subunit, which binds to nuclear localization signals (NLS) in cargo substrates, or by acting as autonomous nuclear transport receptor. Acting autonomously, serves itself as NLS receptor. Docking of the importin/substrate complex to the nuclear pore complex (NPC) is mediated by KPNB1 through binding to nucleoporin FxFG repeats and the complex is subsequently translocated through the pore by an energy requiring, Ran-dependent mechanism. At the nucleoplasmic side of the NPC, Ran binds to importin-beta and the three components separate and importin-alpha and -beta are re- exported from the nucleus to the cytoplasm where GTP hydrolysis releases Ran from importin. The directionality of nuclear import is thought to be conferred by an asymmetric distribution of the GTP- and GDP-bound forms of Ran between the cytoplasm and nucleus. Mediates autonomously the nuclear import of ribosomal proteins RPL23A, RPS7 and RPL5. Binds to a beta-like import receptor binding (BIB) domain of RPL23A. In association with IPO7 mediates the nuclear import of H1 histone. In vitro, mediates nuclear import of H2A, H2B, H3 and H4 histones. In case of HIV-1 infection, binds and mediates the nuclear import of HIV-1 Rev. Imports SNAI1 and PRKCI into the nucleus.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus envelope|
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NTF97 is involved in nuclear protein import, either by associating itself with an adapter protein (for example, importin-alpha subunit which binds to nuclear localization signals (NLS) in cargo substrates), or by acting autonomously as a nuclear transport receptor.
Nordgard,S.H., et.al., Genes Chromosomes Cancer 47 (8), 680-696 (2008)
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