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MA5-11587 targets Granzyme B in IHC (P) applications and shows reactivity with Human samples.
The MA5-11587 immunogen is recombinant protein encoding the N-terminus of the mature granzyme B.
Granzyme B is a member of the granzyme serine protease family, and is found in the granules of cytotoxic T cells and NK cells. Granzyme B has been described as CGL1 (cathepsin G-like-1), a serine protease expressed only in cytotoxic T-lymphocytes after cell activation, and CTLA-1 (cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated serine esterase 1) based on identification of mRNA in various cytotoxic T cells, but not observed in non-cytotoxic lymphoid cells. Granzyme B is crucial for the rapid induction of target cell death by apoptosis, induced by interaction with cytotoxic T cells. The receptor involved in this process has been identified as mannose 6-phosphate receptor which functions as a death receptor for Granzyme B during cytotoxic T cell-induced apoptosis. Granzyme B enters target cells to cleave caspase-3 and initiate the caspase cascade leading to DNA fragmentation and apoptosis. Granzyme B can also act through a mitochondrial apoptosis pathway by cleaving the Bid protein. Granzymes are neutral serine proteases, which are stored in specialized lytic granules of cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) and in natural killer (NK) cells. A number of granzymes (A to G) have been isolated and cloned from mouse CTLs and NK cells, however in man, fewer have been cloned and identified.
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Protein Aliases: C11; Cathepsin G-like 1; CTLA-1; CTSGL1; cytotoxic cell protease 1; cytotoxic serine protease B; Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte proteinase 2; cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated serine esterase 1; fragmentin 2; Fragmentin-2; granzyme 2; Granzyme B; granzyme B (granzyme 2, cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated serine esterase 1); granzyme B(G; Granzyme-2; H); HLP; Human lymphocyte protein; Lymphocyte protease; SECT; T-cell serine protease 1-3E
Gene Aliases: CCPI; CGL-1; CGL1; CSP-B; CSPB; CTLA1; CTSGL1; GRB; GZMB; HLP; SECT
UniProt ID: (Human) P10144
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 3002