Toll-like receptor 3 - Q99MB1 (TLR3_MOUSE)


Protein Feature View of PDB entries mapped to a UniProtKB sequence  

Number of PDB entries for Q99MB1: 2
Key component of innate and adaptive immunity. TLRs (Toll-like receptors) control host immune response against pathogens through recognition of molecular patterns specific to microorganisms. TLR3 is a nucleotide-sensing TLR which is activated by double-stranded RNA, a sign of viral infection. Acts via the adapter TRIF/TICAM1, leading to NF-kappa-B activation, IRF3 nuclear translocation, cytokine secretion and the inflammatory response. (data source: UniProt  )
Subunit structure
Monomer and homodimer; dimerization is triggered by ligand-binding, the signaling unit is composed of one ds-RNA of around 40 bp and two TLR3 molecules, and lateral clustering of signaling units along the length of the ds-RNA ligand is required for TLR3 signal transduction. Interacts (via transmembrane domain) with UNC93B1; the interaction is required for transport from the ER to the endosomes. Interacts with TICAM1 (via the TIR domain); mediates TLR3 signaling. Interacts with SRC; upon binding of double-stranded RNA. (data source: UniProt  )
ds-RNA binding is mediated by LRR 1 to 3, and LRR 17 to 18. (data source: UniProt  )
Gene name: Tlr3
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