This antibody can recognize the 125 kDa precursor form and the 68 kDa mature form of human SREBF1.
Sterol regulatory element-binding proteins (SREBPs) are transcription factors that are members of the basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper family of DNA binding proteins. Three isoforms have been identified in mammalian tissues that vary in structure, regulation, and function. SREBP-1a and SREBP-1c (originally cloned as ADD1) are protein products of alternative promoter usage of the SREBP-1 gene. The third isoform is transcribed from a different gene, SREBP-2. SREBPs are present as 120 kDa inactive precursors in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) membrane. Upon activation, the SREBP protein is translocated to the Golgi and proteolytic cleavage occurs resulting in a mature transcriptionally active 60-78 kDa fragment. In liver and adipose tissues, SREBPs have a significant influence on lipid and cholesterol accumulation by inducing the transcription of genes involved in these processes. While SREBP-1 is thought to be more important in regulating the expression of genes involved in triglyceride synthesis and accumulation, SREBP-2 has been more closely linked to those involved in cholesterol synthesis and accumulation.
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Protein Aliases: bHLHd1; Class D basic helix-loop-helix protein 1; nt-SREBP1; Processed sterol regulatory element-binding protein 1; SREBP-1; Sterol regulatory element-binding protein 1; Sterol regulatory element-binding transcription factor 1
Gene Aliases: BHLHD1; SREBF1; SREBP-1c; SREBP1; SREBP1a
UniProt ID: (Human) P36956
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6720