|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_000502.4, 2524|
|Calculated MW||39017 Da|
|Other Names||Galactoside 2-alpha-L-fucosyltransferase 2, 188.8.131.52, Alpha(1, 2)FT 2, Fucosyltransferase 2, GDP-L-fucose:beta-D-galactoside 2-alpha-L-fucosyltransferase 2, SE2, Secretor blood group alpha-2-fucosyltransferase, Secretor factor, Se, FUT2, SEC2|
|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||FUT2 Antibody (internal region, near N-Term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Mediates the transfer of fucose to the terminal galactose on glycan chains of cell surface glycoproteins and glycolipids (PubMed:7876235). The resulting epitope plays a role in cell-cell interaction including host-microbe interaction (PubMed:12692541, PubMed:8018146). Mediates interaction with intestinal microbiota influencing its composition (PubMed:21625510, PubMed:24733310, PubMed:22068912). Creates a soluble precursor oligosaccharide FuC-alpha ((1,2)Galbeta-) called the H antigen which is an essential substrate for the final step in the soluble ABO blood group antigen synthesis pathway (PubMed:7876235).|
|Cellular Location||Golgi apparatus, Golgi stack membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein. Note=Membrane-bound form in trans cisternae of Golgi|
|Tissue Location||Small intestine, colon and lung.|
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Reported variants represent identical protein: NP_001091107.1, NP_000502.4
Fucosyltransferase 2 (FUT2) non-secretor status is associated with Crohn's disease. McGovern DP, Jones MR, Taylor KD, Marciante K, Yan X, Dubinsky M, Ippoliti A, Vasiliauskas E, Berel D, Derkowski C, Dutridge D, Fleshner P, Shih DQ, Melmed G, Mengesha E, King L, Pressman S, Haritunians T, Guo X, Targan SR, Rotter JI; International IBD Ge Hum Mol Genet. 2010 Sep 1;19(17):3468-76. PMID: 20570966
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