|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_003351.2, 7368, 50555 (rat)|
|Predicted||Human, Rat, Dog, Cow|
|Calculated MW||61438 Da|
|Other Names||2-hydroxyacylsphingosine 1-beta-galactosyltransferase, 188.8.131.52, Ceramide UDP-galactosyltransferase, Cerebroside synthase, UDP-galactose-ceramide galactosyltransferase, UGT8, CGT, UGT4|
|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||UGT8 Antibody (internal region) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Catalyzes the transfer of galactose to ceramide, a key enzymatic step in the biosynthesis of galactocerebrosides, which are abundant sphingolipids of the myelin membrane of the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass membrane protein|
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Reported variants represent identical protein: NP_001121646.1, NP_003351.2.
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