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Use a concentration of 0.3 - 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 30-35 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 32 kDa).
Possible transcriptional coregulator. May contribute to the regulation of cellular processes via its interaction with BCL3. May be required for efficient terminal myeloid maturation of hematopoietic cells. May play a role in the regulation of cell migration. May promote apoptosis when overexpressed. Has quercetin 2,3-dioxygenase activity (in vitro).
Highly expressed in a subset of melanomas. Detected at very low levels in most tissues (at protein level). Expressed in all tissues, with highest level of expression in heart and liver.
Flavonoid metabolism; quercetin degradation.
Belongs to the pirin family.
Nucleus. Cytoplasm. Predominantly localized in dot-like subnuclear structures. Cytoplasmic localization of PIR seems to positively correlate with melanoma progression.
Brzóska K et al. Basal PIR expression in HeLa cells is driven by NRF2 via evolutionary conserved antioxidant response element. Mol Cell Biochem389:99-111 (2014).
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