It is not recommended to aliquot this antibody.
The protein encoded by this gene is an adaptor molecule that interacts with various cell surface receptors and mediates cell apoptotic signals. Through its C-terminal death domain, this protein can be recruited by TNFRSF6/Fas-receptor, tumor necrosis factor receptor, TNFRSF25, and TNFSF10/TRAIL-receptor, and thus it participates in the death signaling initiated by these receptors. Interaction of this protein with the receptors unmasks the N-terminal effector domain of this protein, which allows it to recruit caspase-8, and thereby activate the cysteine protease cascade. Knockout studies in mice also suggest the importance of this protein in early T cell development.
蛋白别名: Fas (TNFRSF6)-associated via death domain; FAS-associated death domain protein; FAS-associating death domain-containing protein; Fas-associating protein with death domain; Growth-inhibiting gene 3 protein; Mediator of receptor induced toxicity; mediator of receptor-induced toxicity; MGC8528
基因别名: FADD; GIG3; MORT1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q13158
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 8772