|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_789794.1, NP_060660.2, 55212, 71492 (mouse), 361930 (rat)|
|Predicted||Mouse, Dog, Cow|
|Calculated MW||80353 Da|
|Other Names||Bardet-Biedl syndrome 7 protein, BBS2-like protein 1, BBS7, BBS2L1|
|Format||0.5 mg/ml in Tris saline, 0.02% sodium azide, pH7.3 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||BBS7 Antibody (internal region) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||The BBSome complex is thought to function as a coat complex required for sorting of specific membrane proteins to the primary cilia. The BBSome complex is required for ciliogenesis but is dispensable for centriolar satellite function. This ciliogenic function is mediated in part by the Rab8 GDP/GTP exchange factor, which localizes to the basal body and contacts the BBSome. Rab8(GTP) enters the primary cilium and promotes extension of the ciliary membrane. Firstly the BBSome associates with the ciliary membrane and binds to RAB3IP/Rabin8, the guanosyl exchange factor (GEF) for Rab8 and then the Rab8-GTP localizes to the cilium and promotes docking and fusion of carrier vesicles to the base of the ciliary membrane. The BBSome complex, together with the LTZL1, controls SMO ciliary trafficking and contributes to the sonic hedgehog (SHH) pathway regulation. Required for proper BBSome complex assembly and its ciliary localization.|
|Cellular Location||Cell projection, cilium membrane. Cytoplasm. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, microtubule organizing center, centrosome, centriolar satellite|
|Tissue Location||Isoform 2 is ubiquitously expressed. Isoform 1 is expressed in retina, lung, liver, testis, ovary, prostate, small intestine, liver, brain, heart and pancreas|
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This antibody is expected to recognize both isoforms (NP_789794.1; NP_060660.2).
BBS7 and TTC8 (BBS8) mutations play a minor role in the mutational load of Bardet-Biedl syndrome in a multiethnic population. Bin J, Madhavan J, Ferrini W, Mok CA, Billingsley G, HÃ©on E, Human mutation 2009 Jul 30 (7): E737-46. PMID: 19402160
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