|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001007101.1, NP_001007251.1, NP_001007100.1|
|Calculated MW||58994 Da|
|Antigen Region||14-43 aa|
|Other Names||Non-specific lipid-transfer protein, NSL-TP, Propanoyl-CoA C-acyltransferase, SCP-chi, SCPX, Sterol carrier protein 2, SCP-2, Sterol carrier protein X, SCP-X, SCP2|
|Target/Specificity||This SCP2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 14-43 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human SCP2.|
|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||SCP2 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Mediates in vitro the transfer of all common phospholipids, cholesterol and gangliosides between membranes. May play a role in regulating steroidogenesis.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Mitochondrion. Note=Cytoplasmic in the liver and also associated with mitochondria especially in steroidogenic tissues Isoform SCP2: Mitochondrion.|
|Tissue Location||Liver, fibroblasts, and placenta.|
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This gene encodes two proteins: sterol carrier protein X (SCPx) and sterol carrier protein 2 (SCP2), as a result of transcription initiation from 2 independently regulated promoters. The transcript initiated from the proximal promoter encodes the longer SCPx protein, and the transcript initiated from the distal promoter encodes the shorter SCP2 protein, with the 2 proteins sharing a common C-terminus. Evidence suggests that the SCPx protein is a peroxisome-associated thiolase that is involved in the oxidation of branched chain fatty acids, while the SCP2 protein is thought to be an intracellular lipid transfer protein. This gene is highly expressed in organs involved in lipid metabolism, and may play a role in Zellweger syndrome, in which cells are deficient in peroxisomes and have impaired bile acid synthesis. Alternative splicing of this gene produces multiple transcript variants, some encoding different isoforms.
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