Product nameRecombinant Human KMT1E / SETDB1 protein
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Protein lengthProtein fragment
Amino Acid Sequence
Amino acids2 to 100
TagsGST tag N-Terminus
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Additional notesProtein concentration is above or equal to 0.05 mg/ml.
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Preparation and Storage
Stability and Storage
Shipped on dry ice. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -80ºC. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.
Constituents: 0.31% Glutathione, 0.79% Tris HCl
- EC 22.214.171.124
- ERG-associated protein with SET domain
FunctionHistone methyltransferase that specifically trimethylates 'Lys-9' of histone H3. H3 'Lys-9' trimethylation represents a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional repression by recruiting HP1 (CBX1, CBX3 and/or CBX5) proteins to methylated histones. Mainly functions in euchromatin regions, thereby playing a central role in the silencing of euchromatic genes. H3 'Lys-9' trimethylation is coordinated with DNA methylation. Probably forms a complex with MBD1 and ATF7IP that represses transcription and couples DNA methylation and histone 'Lys-9' trimethylation. Its activity is dependent on MBD1 and is heritably maintained through DNA replication by being recruited by CAF-1. SETDB1 is targeted to histone H3 by TRIM28/TIF1B, a factor recruited by KRAB zinc-finger proteins.
Tissue specificityWidely expressed. High expression in testis.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the histone-lysine methyltransferase family. Suvar3-9 subfamily.
Contains 1 MBD (methyl-CpG-binding) domain.
Contains 1 post-SET domain.
Contains 1 pre-SET domain.
Contains 1 SET domain.
Contains 2 Tudor domains.
DomainThe pre-SET, SET and post-SET domains are all required for methyltransferase activity. The 347-amino-acid insertion in the SET domain has no effect on the catalytic activity.
Isoform 2 lacks all domains required for histone methyltransferase activity.
Cellular localizationNucleus. Chromosome. Associated with non-pericentromeric regions of chromatin. Excluded from nucleoli and islands of condensed chromatin.
- Information by UniProt
ab153023 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.