Back to Browse Journals » Antibody Technology Journal » Volume 1

Detection of in situ cleaved p115 with the cut specific antibodies in rapid protein inactivation system by tobacco etch viral protease cleavage

Authors Koreishi M, Honjo Y, Satoh A

Published 10 August 2011 Volume 2011:1 Pages 5—11

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/ANTI.S22825

Review by Single-blind

Peer reviewer comments 4

Mayuko Koreishi1,2, Yasuko Honjo1, Ayano Satoh1,2
1The Research Core for Interdisciplinary Sciences (RCIS), Okayama University, Okayama, Japan; 2Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

Abstract: Gene perturbation methods are commonly used in the study of gene and protein function. The authors of this paper recently developed a rapid protein inactivation technique utilizing tobacco etch virus (TEV)-derived protease. TEV protease recognizes the ENLYFQG (Glu-Asn-Leu-Tyr-Phe-Gln-Gly) amino acid sequence and specifically cleaves between Q and G. The authors developed antibodies that recognize the cleaved TEV (ENLYFQ) sequence, both in vitro and in vivo, but do not bind to uncleaved TEV (ENLYFQG). Using these antibodies, in situ protein cleavage was successfully detected. These antibodies used in combination with the TEV protease may be a useful complement to other perturbation methods.

Keywords: TEV protease, Golgi, golgins, microinjection, recombinant proteins

Creative Commons License This work is published and licensed by Dove Medical Press Limited. The full terms of this license are available at https://www.dovepress.com/terms.php and incorporate the Creative Commons Attribution - Non Commercial (unported, v3.0) License. By accessing the work you hereby accept the Terms. Non-commercial uses of the work are permitted without any further permission from Dove Medical Press Limited, provided the work is properly attributed. For permission for commercial use of this work, please see paragraphs 4.2 and 5 of our Terms.

Download Article [PDF] 

 

Readers of this article also read:

Emerging and future therapies for hemophilia

Carr ME, Tortella BJ

Journal of Blood Medicine 2015, 6:245-255

Published Date: 3 September 2015

Methacrylic-based nanogels for the pH-sensitive delivery of 5-Fluorouracil in the colon

Ashwanikumar N, Kumar NA, Nair SA, Kumar GS

International Journal of Nanomedicine 2012, 7:5769-5779

Published Date: 15 November 2012

Cross-linked acrylic hydrogel for the controlled delivery of hydrophobic drugs in cancer therapy

Deepa G, Thulasidasan AK, Anto RJ, Pillai JJ, Kumar GS

International Journal of Nanomedicine 2012, 7:4077-4088

Published Date: 27 July 2012

Particle size reduction to the nanometer range: a promising approach to improve buccal absorption of poorly water-soluble drugs

Rao S, Song Y, Peddie F, Evans AM

International Journal of Nanomedicine 2011, 6:1245-1251

Published Date: 20 June 2011

Current and developing therapeutic agents in the treatment of Chagas disease

Werner Apt

Drug Design, Development and Therapy 2010, 4:243-253

Published Date: 17 September 2010

Crystallization after intravitreal ganciclovir injection

Pitipol Choopong, Nattaporn Tesavibul, Nattawut Rodanant

Clinical Ophthalmology 2010, 4:709-711

Published Date: 14 July 2010