|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||120839 Da|
|Other Names||ATP-citrate synthase, ATP-citrate (pro-S-)-lyase, ACL, Citrate cleavage enzyme, ACLY|
|Target/Specificity||A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in the C-term of human ATP citrate lyase was used as immunogen.|
|Format||50 mM Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 0.15 M NaCl, 40% Glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 0.05% BSA.|
|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||ATP-citrate Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||ATP citrate-lyase is the primary enzyme responsible for the synthesis of cytosolic acetyl-CoA in many tissues. Has a central role in de novo lipid synthesis. In nervous tissue it may be involved in the biosynthesis of acetylcholine.|
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ATP citrate lyase (ACL) is the primary enzyme responsible for the synthesis of cytosolic acetyl-CoA in many tissues. The enzyme is a tetramer of four identical subunits. It catalyzes the formation of acetyl-CoA and oxaloacetate from citrate and CoA with a concomitant hydrolysis of ATP to ADP and phosphate. One of these products, acetyl-CoA, serves several important biosynthetic pathways, including lipogenesis and cholesterogenesis. In nervous tissue, ATP citrate-lyase may be involved in the biosynthesis of acetylcholine. NDPK has been found to phosphorylate ACL and insulin to increase phosphorylation of ACL (2).
1. Elshourbagy et al. Europ. J. Biochem. 204: 491-499, 1992.
2. Benjamin, W. B., and Singer, I. (1974) Biochim. Biophys. Acta 251, 28-42
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