This Antibody was verified by KnockDown to ensure that the antibody binds to the antigen stated. View Details
This antibody is predicted to react with Monkey, Bovine.
MBD1 (methyl-CpG-binding domain protein 1) is a transcriptional repressor that binds CpG islands in promoters where the DNA is methylated at position 5 of cytosine within CpG dinucleotides. Binding is abolished by the presence of 7-mG that is produced by DNA damage by methylmethanesulfonate (MMS). MBD1 acts as a transcriptional repressor and plays a role in gene silencing by recruiting AFT7IP, which in turn recruits factors such as the histone methyltransferase SETDB1. It probably forms a complex with SETDB1 and ATF7IP that represses transcription and couples DNA methylation and histone 'Lys-9' trimethylation. Isoform 1 and isoform 2 can also repress transcription from unmethylated promoters.
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Protein Aliases: CXXC-type zinc finger protein 3; CXXC3; methyl-CpG binding domain protein 1 isoform PCM1; Methyl-CpG-binding domain protein 1; Methyl-CpG-binding protein MBD1; Protein containing methyl-CpG-binding domain 1; the regulator of fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF-2) transcription; PCM1
Gene Aliases: CXXC3; MBD1; PCM1; RFT
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9UIS9
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4152