|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||1 µg/10^6 cells|
|Western Blot (WB)||2-4 µg/ml|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human, Mouse|
|Host / Isotype||Rat / IgG2b, Kappa|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide (356 KYLEYLNMDDNNIPSTKS 373) of TLR3 protein.|
|Storage buffer||PBS with 0.05% BSA|
|Contains||0.05% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
The Toll-like receptor (TLR) family in mammal comprises a family of transmembrane proteins characterized by multiple copies of leucine rich repeats in the extracellular domain and IL-1 receptor motif in the cytoplasmic domain. Like its counterparts in Drosophila, TLRs signal through adaptor molecules and constitute an important and some what unrecognized component of innate immunity in humans. The innate immune system is an ancient host defense mechanism found in almost every multicellular organism from plants to humans. In invertebrates it is the sole mechanism of defense against pathogens but in higher vertebrates constitutes the first line of defense. The role of the innate immune system is not an insignificant one; not only must it discriminate between self and non-self as well as distinguish between pathogenic and non-pathogenic microbes, it also plays an important role in triggering and optimizing the adaptive immune response. This remarkable system allows an immediate non-specific response against microorganisms whereas the adaptive immunity mounts a specific response against the invading pathogen during the late phase of the infection.
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Protein Aliases: CD283; IIAE2; Toll-like Receptor 3
Gene Aliases: AI957183; CD283; IIAE2; TLR3
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