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Lactalbumin Antibody

Purified Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

  • WB - Lactalbumin Antibody ABV11646
    Western blot with human Lactalbumin antibody: Lane1: 10ug h Lactalbumin; Lane2: 50ug h Lactalbumin.
Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession P00709
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype rabbit IgG
Calculated MW 16225 Da
Additional Information
Gene ID 3906
Other Names Lactalbumin, Human Milk
Target/Specificity Lactalbumin
Format 100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) of antibody in PBS pH 7.2, 0.01 % BSA, 0.03 % ProClin®, and 50 % glycerol.
Handling The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
Background Descriptions
PrecautionsLactalbumin Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Synonyms LYZL7
Function Regulatory subunit of lactose synthase, changes the substrate specificity of galactosyltransferase in the mammary gland making glucose a good acceptor substrate for this enzyme. This enables LS to synthesize lactose, the major carbohydrate component of milk. In other tissues, galactosyltransferase transfers galactose onto the N-acetylglucosamine of the oligosaccharide chains in glycoproteins.
Cellular Location Secreted.
Tissue Location Mammary gland specific. Secreted in milk.
Research Areas
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α-Lactalbumin is an important whey protein in cow's milk, and is also present in the milk of many other mammalian species. In primates, alpha-lactalbumin expression is upregulated in response to the hormone prolactin and increases the production of lactose. α-Lactalbumin forms the regulatory subunit of the lactose synthase (LS) heterodimer and β-1,4-galactosyltransferase (beta4Gal-T1) forms the catalytic component. Together, these proteins enable LS to produce lactose by transferring galactose moieties to glucose. As a monomer, alpha-lactalbumin strongly binds calcium and zinc ions and may possess bactericidal or antitumor activity. When formed into a complex with Gal-T1, a galactosyltransferase, α-lactalbumin, enhances the enzyme's affinity for glucose by about 1000 times, and inhibits the ability to polymerize multiple galactose units. This gives rise to a pathway for forming lactose by converting Gal-TI to Lactose synthase.

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Cat# ABV11646
(40 western blots)
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