|Other Accession||NM_001701, NP_001692|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Horse, Bovine, Guinea Pig, Dog|
|Predicted||Human, Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Pig, Horse, Bovine, Dog|
|Alias Symbol||BACAT, BAT, FLJ20300, MGC104432|
|Other Names||Bile acid-CoA:amino acid N-acyltransferase, BACAT, BAT, 188.8.131.52, Glycine N-choloyltransferase, Long-chain fatty-acyl-CoA hydrolase, 184.108.40.206, BAAT|
|Format||Liquid. Purified antibody supplied in 1x PBS buffer with 0.09% (w/v) sodium azide and 2% sucrose.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Add 50 ul of distilled water. Final anti-BAAT antibody concentration is 1 mg/ml in PBS buffer with 2% sucrose. For longer periods of storage, store at 20°C. Avoid repeat freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||BAAT antibody - N-terminal region is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Involved in bile acid metabolism. In liver hepatocytes catalyzes the second step in the conjugation of C24 bile acids (choloneates) to glycine and taurine before excretion into bile canaliculi. The major components of bile are cholic acid and chenodeoxycholic acid. In a first step the bile acids are converted to an acyl-CoA thioester, either in peroxisomes (primary bile acids deriving from the cholesterol pathway), or cytoplasmic at the endoplasmic reticulum (secondary bile acids). May catalyze the conjugation of primary or secondary bile acids, or both. The conjugation increases the detergent properties of bile acids in the intestine, which facilitates lipid and fat-soluble vitamin absorption. In turn, bile acids are deconjugated by bacteria in the intestine and are recycled back to the liver for reconjugation (secondary bile acids). May also act as an acyl-CoA thioesterase that regulates intracellular levels of free fatty acids. In vitro, catalyzes the hydrolysis of long- and very long-chain saturated acyl-CoAs to the free fatty acid and coenzyme A (CoASH), and conjugates glycine to these acyl-CoAs.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in liver, gallbladder mucosa and pancreas.|
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