Store product as a concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening the vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), product can be stored at 4°C. For long-term storage, aliquot and store product at -20° C or below, avioiding multiple freeze-thaw cycles.
Component of the WASH complex, a complex present at the surface of endosomes that recruits and activates the Arp2/3 complex to induce actin polymerization. The WASH complex plays a key role in the fission of tubules that serve as transport intermediates during endosome sorting. In the complex, it probably mediates the recruitment of the complex to endosome membranes. Plays a role in fluid-phase endocytosis, a process exploited by vaccinia intracellular mature virus (IMV) to enter cells. As a result, may facilitate the penetration of IMV into cells.
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Protein Aliases: FAM21A; family with sequence similarity 21; family with sequence similarity 21, member C; member C; Vaccinia virus penetration factor; VPEF; WASH complex subunit 2C
Gene Aliases: FAM21A; FAM21C; KIAA0592; VPEF; WASHC2C
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9Y4E1
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 253725