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.
Circadian rhythmicity is a basic property of phylogenetically diverse organisms which range from animals and plants, to fungi. Regulation of endogenous biological clocks is regulated at the genetic level by a protein-mediated, autoregulatory feed-back loop. In mammals, several genes that encode members of the basic helix-loop helix (bHLH) PAS (PER-ARNT-SIM) transcription factor family have been shown to play a significant role in regulating circadian oscillations. Transactivation of CLOCK-induced genes is mediated via an E box enhancer (CACGTG) found upstream of target genes. CLOCK-ARNT3 heterodimers bind to E box regulatory elements and stimulate gene transcription. CLOCK has been shown to transactivate the mammalian homolog of Drosophila per. PER, in concert with the product of the mammalian timeless gene (TIM), negatively regulates its own transcription by blocking the activity of the CLOCK-BMAL1 transactivation complex.
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Protein Aliases: bHLHe8; circadian locomoter output cycles kaput; circadian locomoter output cycles kaput protein; Circadian locomoter output cycles protein kaput; Class E basic helix-loop-helix protein 8; clock homolog; hCLOCK; mCLOCK; rCLOCK
Gene Aliases: 5330400M04Rik; BHLHE8; CLOCK; KAT13D; KIAA0334