Recommended positive controls: U87-MG.
Predicted reactivity: Mouse (99%), Xenopus laevis (89%).
Store product as a concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening the vial.
NF-1, also designated CTF, consists of a family of CCAAT box binding proteins that stimulate DNA replication and activate transcription. Analysis of human NF-1 messenger RNA has revealed two forms of the NF-1 protein arising from an alternate splicing of a single NF-1 gene. NF-1 binds its consensus DNA element as a homodimer via an amino-terminal DNA binding domain, and activates transcription through a putatively novel, proline-rich, carboxy terminal transactivation domain. The NF-1 protein has been shown to recognize and bind the adenovirus type 2 promoter and activate transcription of herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase genes. The NF-1 consensus element has been found in the upstream promoter region of myriad eukaryotic genes, including that of Ha-Ras, alpha-globin, HSP 70, GRP 78, Histone H1, myelin basic protein and in the Xenopus laevis vitellogenin gene promoter.
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Protein Aliases: CCAAT-binding transcription factor; CCAAT-box-binding transcription factor; CTF; KIAA1439; NF-I/X; NF1-X; NF1-X1 protein; NFI; NFI-A; NFI-B; NFI-C; NFIA; NFIB; NFIC; Nuclear factor 1 X-type; Nuclear factor 1/A; Nuclear factor 1/B; Nuclear factor 1/C; nuclear factor 1/X; Nuclear factor I/X; nuclear factor I/X (CCAAT-binding transcription factor); TGGCA-binding protein
Gene Aliases: CTF; MRSHSS; NF-I/X; NF1-X; NF1A; NFI-X; NFIX; SOTOS2