|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_002071, 2806, 14719 (mouse), 25721 (rat)|
|Calculated MW||47518 Da|
|Other Names||Aspartate aminotransferase, mitochondrial, mAspAT, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, Fatty acid-binding protein, FABP-1, Glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase 2, Kynurenine aminotransferase 4, Kynurenine aminotransferase IV, Kynurenine--oxoglutarate transaminase 4, Kynurenine--oxoglutarate transaminase IV, Plasma membrane-associated fatty acid-binding protein, FABPpm, Transaminase A, GOT2|
|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-GOT2 (aa 360 to 373) Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Catalyzes the irreversible transamination of the L- tryptophan metabolite L-kynurenine to form kynurenic acid (KA). Plays a key role in amino acid metabolism. Important for metabolite exchange between mitochondria and cytosol. Facilitates cellular uptake of long-chain free fatty acids.|
|Cellular Location||Mitochondrion matrix. Cell membrane. Note=Exposure to alcohol promotes translocation to the cell membrane|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
Glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase is a pyridoxal phosphate-dependent enzyme which exists in cytoplasmic and inner-membrane mitochondrial forms, GOT1 and GOT2, respectively. GOT plays a role in amino acid metabolism and the urea and tricarboxylic acid cycles. The two enzymes are homodimeric and show close homology.
Sequential use of transcriptional profiling, expression quantitative trait mapping, and gene association implicates MMP20 in human kidney aging. Wheeler HE, et al. PLoS Genet, 2009 Oct. PMID 19834535.
Common variants at ten loci influence QT interval duration in the QTGEN Study. Newton-Cheh C, et al. Nat Genet, 2009 Apr. PMID 19305408.
Phospholipid transfer protein activity is determined by type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome, and is positively associated with serum transaminases. Dullaart RP, et al. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf), 2008 Mar. PMID 17877759.
Association study of GOT2 genetic polymorphisms and schizophrenia. Tsai SJ, et al. Psychiatr Genet, 2007 Oct. PMID 17728674.
Mitochondrial aspartate aminotransferase: a third kynurenate-producing enzyme in the mammalian brain. Guidetti P, et al. J Neurochem, 2007 Jul. PMID 17442055.
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