|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Other Accession||Q5E9P6, NP_001116427.1, NP_001124174.1, NP_116056.3|
|Calculated MW||44392 Da|
|Antigen Region||78-107 aa|
|Other Names||Seipin, Bernardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy type 2 protein, BSCL2|
|Target/Specificity||This BSCL2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 78-107 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human BSCL2.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||BSCL2 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Is a regulator of lipid catabolism essential for adipocyte differentiation. May also be involved in the central regulation of energy homeostasis (By similarity). Necessary for correct lipid storage and lipid droplets maintenance; may play a tissue-autonomous role in controlling lipid storage in adipocytes and in preventing ectopic lipid droplet formation in non-adipose tissues.|
|Cellular Location||Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in motor neurons in the spinal cord and cortical neurons in the frontal lobe (at protein level) Highly expressed in brain, testis and adipose tissue|
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This gene encodes protein seipin, which is located in the endoplasmic reticulum and may be important for lipid droplet morphology. Mutations in this gene have been associated with congenital generalized lipodystrophy type 2 or Berardinelli-Seip syndrome, a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by a near absence of adipose tissue and severe insulin resistance. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
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