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SLC7A8 Antibody - N-terminal region

Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

     
  • WB - SLC7A8 Antibody - N-terminal region AI16061

    Host: Rabbit
    Target Name: SLC7A8
    Sample Tissue: 293T Whole cell lysate
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    Antibody Dilution: 1.0μg/ml
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Application
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • E=ELISA
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
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Primary Accession Q9UHI5
Reactivity Human, Horse, Bovine
Predicted Human, Horse, Bovine
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Calculated MW 58kDa
Additional Information
Gene ID 23428
Other Names Large neutral amino acids transporter small subunit 2, L-type amino acid transporter 2, hLAT2, Solute carrier family 7 member 8, SLC7A8, LAT2
Format Liquid. Purified antibody supplied in 1x PBS buffer with 0.09% (w/v) sodium azide and 2% sucrose.
Reconstitution & Storage Add 50 &mu, l of distilled water. Final Anti-SLC7A8 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.
PrecautionsSLC7A8 Antibody - N-terminal region is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name SLC7A8
Synonyms LAT2
Function Sodium-independent, high-affinity transport of small and large neutral amino acids such as alanine, serine, threonine, cysteine, phenylalanine, tyrosine, leucine, arginine and tryptophan, when associated with SLC3A2/4F2hc. Acts as an amino acid exchanger. Has higher affinity for L-phenylalanine than LAT1 but lower affinity for glutamine and serine. L-alanine is transported at physiological concentrations. Plays a role in basolateral (re)absorption of neutral amino acids. Involved in the uptake of methylmercury (MeHg) when administered as the L-cysteine or D,L-homocysteine complexes, and hence plays a role in metal ion homeostasis and toxicity. Involved in the cellular activity of small molecular weight nitrosothiols, via the stereoselective transport of L-nitrosocysteine (L-CNSO) across the transmembrane. Plays an essential role in the reabsorption of neutral amino acids from the epithelial cells to the bloodstream in the kidney.
Cellular Location Cytoplasm. Basolateral cell membrane; Multi- pass membrane protein. Note=Localized to the cytoplasm when expressed alone but when coexpressed with SLC3A2/4F2hc, is localized to the plasma membrane. Colocalized with SLC3A2/4F2hc at the basolateral membrane of kidney cortex proximal tubules and small intestine epithelia of the villi
Tissue Location Strongest expression is observed in kidney and moderate expression in placenta and brain, followed by liver, prostate, testis, ovary, lymph node, thymus, spleen, skeletal muscle and heart. Also expressed in fetal liver as well as in the retinal pigment epithelial cell line ARPE-19 and the intestinal epithelial cell line Caco-2.
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Background

Sodium-independent, high-affinity transport of small and large neutral amino acids such as alanine, serine, threonine, cysteine, phenylalanine, tyrosine, leucine, arginine and tryptophan, when associated with SLC3A2/4F2hc. Acts as an amino acid exchanger. Has higher affinity for L-phenylalanine than LAT1 but lower affinity for glutamine and serine. L-alanine is transported at physiological concentrations. Plays a role in basolateral (re)absorption of neutral amino acids. Involved in the uptake of methylmercury (MeHg) when administered as the L-cysteine or D,L-homocysteine complexes, and hence plays a role in metal ion homeostasis and toxicity. Involved in the cellular activity of small molecular weight nitrosothiols, via the stereoselective transport of L-nitrosocysteine (L-CNSO) across the transmembrane. Plays an essential role in the reabsorption of neutral amino acids from the epithelial cells to the bloodstream in the kidney.

References

Pineda M.,et al.J. Biol. Chem. 274:19738-19744(1999).
Rossier G.,et al.J. Biol. Chem. 274:34948-34954(1999).
Borsani G.,et al.Nat. Genet. 21:297-301(1999).
Park S.Y.,et al.Arch. Pharm. Res. 28:421-432(2005).
Li W.B.,et al.Submitted (FEB-2003) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.

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