|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||76075 Da|
|Positive Control||Western blot: Jurkat cell lysate|
|Application & Usage||Western blot: 1:200|
|Other Names||GLB1, ELNR1|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) of antibody in PBS, 0.01 % BSA, 0.01 % thimerosal, and 50 % glycerol, pH 7.2|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||Beta-Galactosidase Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Cleaves beta-linked terminal galactosyl residues from gangliosides, glycoproteins, and glycosaminoglycans.|
|Cellular Location||Isoform 1: Lysosome.|
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The GLB1 gene encodes beta-galactosidase-1 (EC 126.96.36.199), a lysosomal hydrolase that cleaves the terminal beta-galactose from ganglioside substrates and other glycoconjugates (Yoshida et al., 1991 [PubMed 1907800]). Beta-galactosidase also occurs in a complex with neuraminidase (NEU1; MIM 608272) and protective protein/cathepsin A (PPCA; MIM 256540), which is a component of certain cell surface receptors. This protein has no beta-galactosidase catalytic activity, but plays functional roles in the formation of extracellular elastic fibers (elastogenesis) and in the development of connective tissue. Seems to be identical to the elastin-binding protein (EBP), a major component of the non- integrin cell surface receptor expressed on fibroblasts, smooth muscle cells, chondroblasts, leukocytes, and certain cancer cell types. In elastin producing cells, associates with tropoelastin intracellularly and functions as a recycling molecular chaperone which facilitates the secretions of tropoelastin and its assembly into elastic fibers. Cleaves beta-linked terminal galactosyl residues from gangliosides, glycoproteins, and glycosaminoglycans.
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