Recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies are produced using in vitro expression systems. The expression systems are developed by cloning in the specific antibody DNA sequences from immunoreactive rabbits. Then, individual clones are screened to select the best candidates for production. The advantages of using recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies include: better specificity and sensitivity, lot-to-lot consistency, animal origin-free formulations, and broader immunoreactivity to diverse targets due to larger rabbit immune repertoire.
The C/EBP (CCAAT/enhancer binding protein) family of transcription factors--alpha, beta, delta, and epsilon)--are widely expressed proteins found in a variety of tissues. These domains contain an evolutionarily conserved five-amino acid motif (the regulatory domain motif RDM) that conforms to the consensus sequence (I/V/L) KXEP. One of the major roles of these transcription factors is that of metabolic regulation in liver and fat cells. Studies suggest that these transcription factors act in a cascade aiding in the development of the adipose cell. Three C/EBP beta isoforms (LAP*, LAP, and LIP) arise from different translation initiation and display different function in gene regulation. From a neurological standpoint, C/EBPs have been implicated in the mediation of nerve growth factor, altering synaptic plasticity, and mediation of inflammatory response in AD patients.
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Protein Aliases: C EBP; C/EBP alpha; CAAT/enhancer-binding protein DNA-binding protein; CAAT/enhancer-binding protein, DNA-binding protein; CCAAT/enhancer binding protein (C/EBP), alpha; CCAAT/enhancer binding protein, alpha; CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein alpha; OTTHUMP00000220269
Gene Aliases: C/EBP-alpha; C/ebpalpha; CBF-A; CEBP; CEBPA; DBPCEP