|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Other Accession||P54690, P24288, NP_001171563.1, NP_001171562.1, NP_005495.2, NP_001171564.1, NP_001171565.1, Q9GKM4|
|Predicted||Mouse, Rat, Sheep|
|Calculated MW||42966 Da|
|Antigen Region||81-107 aa|
|Other Names||Branched-chain-amino-acid aminotransferase, cytosolic, BCAT(c), Protein ECA39, BCAT1, BCT1, ECA39|
|Target/Specificity||This BCAT1 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 81-107 amino acids from the Central region of human BCAT1.|
|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||BCAT1 Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Catalyzes the first reaction in the catabolism of the essential branched chain amino acids leucine, isoleucine, and valine.|
|Tissue Location||During embryogenesis, expressed in the brain and kidney. Overexpressed in MYC-induced tumors such as Burkitt's lymphoma|
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This gene encodes the cytosolic form of the enzyme branched-chain amino acid transaminase. This enzyme catalyzes the reversible transamination of branched-chain alpha-keto acids to branched-chain L-amino acids essential for cell growth. Two different clinical disorders have been attributed to a defect of branched-chain amino acid transamination: hypervalinemia and hyperleucine-isoleucinemia. As there is also a gene encoding a mitochondrial form of this enzyme, mutations in either gene may contribute to these disorders. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been described.
Eijgelsheim, M., et al. Hum. Mol. Genet. 19(19):3885-3894(2010)
Bailey, S.D., et al. Diabetes Care 33(10):2250-2253(2010)
Rose, J.E., et al. Mol. Med. 16 (7-8), 247-253 (2010) :
Barber, M.J., et al. PLoS ONE 5 (3), E9763 (2010) :
Talmud, P.J., et al. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 85(5):628-642(2009)
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