|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||A6NGU5, P36268, P07314, P20735, Q60928, NP_038347.2|
|Calculated MW||61410 Da|
|Antigen Region||124-152 aa|
|Other Names||Gamma-glutamyltranspeptidase 1, GGT 1, Gamma-glutamyltransferase 1, Glutathione hydrolase 1, Leukotriene-C4 hydrolase, CD224, Gamma-glutamyltranspeptidase 1 heavy chain, Gamma-glutamyltranspeptidase 1 light chain, GGT1, GGT|
|Target/Specificity||This GGT1 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 124-152 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human GGT1.|
|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||GGT1 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Cleaves the gamma-glutamyl bond of extracellular glutathione (gamma-Glu-Cys-Gly), glutathione conjugates, and other gamma-glutamyl compounds. The metabolism of glutathione releases free glutamate and the dipeptide, cysteinyl-glycine, which is hydrolyzed to cysteine and glycine by dipeptidases. In the presence of high concentrations of dipeptides and some amino acids, can also catalyze a transpeptidation reaction, transferring the gamma-glutamyl moiety to an acceptor amino acid to form a new gamma-glutamyl compound. Initiates extracellular glutathione (GSH) breakdown, provides cells with a local cysteine supply and contributes to maintain intracellular GSH level. It is part of the cell antioxidant defense mechanism. Isoform 3 seems to be inactive.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Detected in fetal and adult kidney and liver, adult pancreas, stomach, intestine, placenta and lung. Isoform 3 is lung-specific. There are several other tissue-specific forms that arise from alternative promoter usage but that produce the same protein|
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The enzyme encoded by this gene catalyzes the transfer of the glutamyl moiety of glutathione to a variety of amino acids and dipeptide acceptors. The enzyme is composed of a heavy chain and a light chain, which are derived from a single precursor protein, and is present in tissues involved in absorption and secretion. This enzyme is a member of the gamma-glutamyltransferase protein family, of which many members have not yet been fully characterized and some of which may represent pseudogenes. This gene is classified as type I gamma-glutamyltransferase. Multiple alternatively spliced variants, encoding the same protein, have been identified.
Speliotes, E.K., et al. Hepatology 52(3):904-912(2010)
Ikeda, M., et al. Scand. J. Clin. Lab. Invest. 70(3):171-179(2010)
Fujita, M., et al. Exp. Biol. Med. (Maywood) 235(3):335-341(2010)
Kamatani, Y., et al. Nat. Genet. 42(3):210-215(2010)
Diergaarde, B., et al. Pancreatology 10 (2-3), 194-200 (2010) :
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