- CITATIONS: 1
|Application ||WB, IHC, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001034937, 2879|
|Predicted||Mouse, Rat, Pig, Cow|
|Calculated MW||22175 Da|
|Other Names||Phospholipid hydroperoxide glutathione peroxidase, mitochondrial, PHGPx, 184.108.40.206, Glutathione peroxidase 4, GPx-4, GSHPx-4, GPX4|
|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-GPX4 (Isoform a and c) Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Protects cells against membrane lipid peroxidation and cell death. Required for normal sperm development and male fertility. Could play a major role in protecting mammals from the toxicity of ingested lipid hydroperoxides. Essential for embryonic development. Protects from radiation and oxidative damage (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Isoform Mitochondrial: Mitochondrion.|
|Tissue Location||Present primarily in testis.|
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Glutathione peroxidase catalyzes the reduction of hydrogen peroxide, organic hydroperoxide, and lipid peroxides by reduced glutathione and functions in the protection of cells against oxidative damage. Human plasma glutathione peroxidase has been shown to be a selenium-containing enzyme and the UGA codon is translated into a selenocysteine. Through alternative splicing and transcription initiation, rat produces proteins that localize to the nucleus, mitochondrion, and cytoplasm. In humans, experimental evidence for alternative splicing exists; alternative transcription initiation and the cleavage sites of the mitochondrial and nuclear transit peptides need to be experimentally verified.
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