|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_000375, 338|
|Calculated MW||515605 Da|
|Other Names||Apolipoprotein B-100, Apo B-100, Apolipoprotein B-48, Apo B-48, APOB|
|Format||0.5 mg IgG/ml in Tris saline (20mM Tris pH7.3, 150mM NaCl), 0.02% sodium azide, with 0.5% bovine serum albumin|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Goat Anti-APOB Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Apolipoprotein B is a major protein constituent of chylomicrons (apo B-48), LDL (apo B-100) and VLDL (apo B-100). Apo B-100 functions as a recognition signal for the cellular binding and internalization of LDL particles by the apoB/E receptor.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Secreted|
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This gene product is the main apolipoprotein of chylomicrons and low density lipoproteins. It occurs in plasma as two main isoforms, apoB-48 and apoB-100: the former is synthesized exclusively in the gut and the latter in the liver. The intestinal and the hepatic forms of apoB are encoded by a single gene from a single, very long mRNA. The two isoforms share a common N-terminal sequence. The shorter apoB-48 protein is produced after RNA editing of the apoB-100 transcript at residue 2180 (CAA->UAA), resulting in the creation of a stop codon, and early translation termination. Mutations in this gene or its regulatory region cause hypobetalipoproteinemia, normotriglyceridemic hypobetalipoproteinemia, and hypercholesterolemia due to ligand-defective apoB, diseases affecting plasma cholesterol and apoB levels.
ApoB genetic variants modify the response to fenofibrate: a GOLDN study. Wojczynski MK, et al. J Lipid Res, 2010 Aug 19. PMID 20724655.
Pharmacogenetic analysis of lipid responses to rosuvastatin in Chinese patients. Hu M, et al. Pharmacogenet Genomics, 2010 Oct. PMID 20679960.
A genetic association study of maternal and fetal candidate genes that predispose to preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (PROM). Romero R, et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2010 Jul 29. PMID 20673868.
Excess of rare variants in genes identified by genome-wide association study of hypertriglyceridemia. Johansen CT, et al. Nat Genet, 2010 Aug. PMID 20657596.
[Distribution characteristics of ApoB3'VNTR and hyperlipemia correlation factors in civil aircrew] Zhu F, et al. Zhonghua Lao Dong Wei Sheng Zhi Ye Bing Za Zhi, 2010 Mar. PMID 20635694.
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