Immunogen sequence: MEGSKTSNNS TMQVSFVCQR CSQPLKLDTS FKILDRVTIQ ELTAPLLTTA QAKPGETQEE ETNSGEEPFI ETPRQDGVSR RFIPPARMMS TESANSFTLI GEASDGGTME NLSRRLKVTG DLFDIMSGQT DVDHPLCEEC TDTLLDQLDT QLNVTENECQ NYKRCLEILE QMNEDDSEQL QMELKELALE EERLIQELED VEKNRKIVAE NLEKVQAEAE RLDQEEAQYQ REYSEFKRQQ LELDDELKSV ENQMRYAQTQ LDKLKKTNVF NATFHIWHSG; Positive Samples: U-87MG, HeLa, MCF7, Mouse spleen, Rat ovary, Rat lung; Cellular Location: Cytoplasm, Cytoplasmic vesicle, Endoplasmic reticulum membrane, Endosome, Endosome membrane, Golgi apparatus, Mitochondrion, Mitochondrion membrane, Nucleus, Peripheral membrane protein, autophagosome, trans-Golgi network membrane
Beclin 1 plays a central role in autophagy. It acts as a core subunit of the PI3K complex that mediates formation of phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate. Different PI3K complex forms are believed to play a role in multiple membrane trafficking pathways - PI3KC3-C1 is involved in the initation of autophagosomes and PI3KC3-C2 is involved in the maturation of autophagosomes and endocytosis. Beclin 1 also plays a role in antiviral host defense.
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Protein Aliases: APG6; ATG6 autophagy related 6 homolog; Bcl-2-interacting protein beclin; beclin 1 (coiled-coil, moesin-like BCL2-interacting protein); beclin 1 (coiled-coil, myosin-like BCL2-interacting protein); beclin 1, autophagy related; Beclin-1; Beclin-1-C 35 kDa; Beclin-1-C 37 kDa; Coiled-coil myosin-like BCL2-interacting protein; coiled-coil, myosin-like BCL2-interacting protein; Protein GT197; testis secretory sperm-binding protein Li 215e
Gene Aliases: 4921513J16Rik; 5430417M23Rik; ATG6; beclin1; BECN1; GT197; VPS30
Molecular Function: protease inhibitor