|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat, Hamster, Bovine|
|Calculated MW||95376 Da|
|Application & Usage||Western blotting (0.5-4 µg/ml). However, the optimal concentrations should be determined individually. The antibody recognizes mature LDLR (160 kDa), LDLR precursor (120 kDa) and LDLR monomer (~50 kDa).|
|Other Names||FH , FHC , LDL receptor , LDLR , LDLR precursor|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit anti-LDLR polyclonal antibody in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA, and 0.01% thimerosal.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||LDLR Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Binds LDL, the major cholesterol-carrying lipoprotein of plasma, and transports it into cells by endocytosis. In order to be internalized, the receptor-ligand complexes must first cluster into clathrin-coated pits. In case of HIV-1 infection, functions as a receptor for extracellular Tat in neurons, mediating its internalization in uninfected cells.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Endomembrane system; Single-pass type I membrane protein Membrane, clathrin-coated pit; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Golgi apparatus. Early endosome. Late endosome. Cell surface. Lysosome. Note=Found distributed from the plasma membrane to intracellular compartments. Localizes to the Golgi apparatus, early and late endosomes/lysosomes and cell surface in the presence of PCSK9|
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Low density lipoprotein receptors (LDLR) are cell surface glycoproteins that regulate LDL cholesterol by scavenging LDL from the blood. LDLR is characterized by a cluster of cysteine-rich class A repeats, EGF-like repeats, the O-linked s µgars domain and six YWTD or class B repeats. Mutations in the LDLR gene cause autosomal dominant disease such as familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and atherosclerosis.
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