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MAVS Antibody (C-term) Blocking peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession Q7Z434
Clone Names 100430129
Peptide ID 100430129
Additional Information
Gene ID 57506
Other Names Mitochondrial antiviral-signaling protein, MAVS, CARD adapter inducing interferon beta, Cardif, Interferon beta promoter stimulator protein 1, IPS-1, Putative NF-kappa-B-activating protein 031N, Virus-induced-signaling adapter, VISA, MAVS, IPS1, KIAA1271, VISA
Target/Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP13783b was selected from the C-term region of MAVS. 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.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.
PrecautionsThis product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name MAVS (HGNC:29233)
Function Required for innate immune defense against viruses. Acts downstream of DHX33, DDX58/RIG-I and IFIH1/MDA5, which detect intracellular dsRNA produced during viral replication, to coordinate pathways leading to the activation of NF-kappa-B, IRF3 and IRF7, and to the subsequent induction of antiviral cytokines such as IFN-beta and RANTES (CCL5). Peroxisomal and mitochondrial MAVS act sequentially to create an antiviral cellular state. Upon viral infection, peroxisomal MAVS induces the rapid interferon- independent expression of defense factors that provide short-term protection, whereas mitochondrial MAVS activates an interferon- dependent signaling pathway with delayed kinetics, which amplifies and stabilizes the antiviral response. May activate the same pathways following detection of extracellular dsRNA by TLR3. May protect cells from apoptosis.
Cellular Location Mitochondrion outer membrane. Mitochondrion Peroxisome
Tissue Location Present in T-cells, monocytes, epithelial cells and hepatocytes (at protein level). Ubiquitously expressed, with highest levels in heart, skeletal muscle, liver, placenta and peripheral blood leukocytes.
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Double-stranded RNA viruses are recognized in a celltype-dependent manner by the transmembrane receptor TLR3 (MIM603029) or by the cytoplasmic RNA helicases MDA5 (MIM 606951) andRIGI (ROBO3; MIM 608630). These interactions initiate signalingpathways that differ in their initial steps but converge in theactivation of the protein kinases IKKA (CHUK; MIM 600664) and IKKB(IKBKB; MIM 603258), which activate NFKB (see MIM 164011), or TBK1(MIM 604834) and IKKE (IKBKE; MIM 605048), which activate IRF3 (MIM603734). Activated IRF3 and NFKB induce transcription of IFNB(IFNB1; MIM 147640). For the TLR3 pathway, the intermediarymolecule before the pathways converge is the cytoplasmic proteinTRIF (TICAM1; MIM 607601). For RIGI, the intermediary protein ismitochondria-bound IPS1 (Sen and Sarkar, 2005 [PubMed16239922]).


Sebastiani, P., et al. Science (2010) In press :Wang, X., et al. Cell. Mol. Immunol. 7(5):341-348(2010)Graef, K.M., et al. J. Virol. 84(17):8433-8445(2010)Wei, C., et al. J. Immunol. 185(2):1158-1168(2010)Onoguchi, K., et al. PLoS Pathog. 6 (7), E1001012 (2010) :

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Cat# BP13783b
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