Western blot analysis of TARDBP over-expressed 293 cell line, cotransfected with TARDBP Validated Chimera RNAi ( Cat # H00023435-R01V ) (Lane 2) or non-transfected control (Lane 1). Blot probed with TARDBP monoclonal antibody (M01), clone 2E2-D3 (Cat # H00023435-M01 ). GAPDH ( 36.1 kDa ) used as specificity and loading control.
HIV-1, the causative agent of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), contains an RNA genome that produces a chromosomally integrated DNA during the replicative cycle. Activation of HIV-1 gene expression by the transactivator Tat is dependent on an RNA regulatory element (TAR) located downstream of the transcription initiation site. The protein encoded by this gene is a transcriptional repressor that binds to chromosomally integrated TAR DNA and represses HIV-1 transcription. In addition, this protein regulates alternate splicing of the CFTR gene. A similar pseudogene is present on chromosome 20. [provided by RefSeq