|Application ||WB, E|
|Calculated MW||22119 Da|
|Antigen Region||119-146 aa|
|Other Names||Flavin reductase (NADPH), FR, Biliverdin reductase B, BVR-B, Biliverdin-IX beta-reductase, Green heme-binding protein, GHBP, NADPH-dependent diaphorase, NADPH-flavin reductase, FLR, BLVRB, FLR|
|Target/Specificity||This BLVRB antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 119-146 amino acids from the Central region of human BLVRB.|
|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||BLVRB Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Broad specificity oxidoreductase that catalyzes the NADPH-dependent reduction of a variety of flavins, such as riboflavin, FAD or FMN, biliverdins, methemoglobin and PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone). Contributes to heme catabolism and metabolizes linear tetrapyrroles. Can also reduce the complexed Fe(3+) iron to Fe(2+) in the presence of FMN and NADPH. In the liver, converts biliverdin to bilirubin.|
|Tissue Location||Predominantly expressed in liver and erythrocytes. At lower levels in heart, lung, adrenal gland and cerebrum.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
The final step in heme metabolism in mammals is catalyzed by the cytosolic biliverdin reductase enzymes A and B (EC 188.8.131.52).
Persson, B., et al. Chem. Biol. Interact. 178 (1-3), 94-98 (2009) :
Smith, L.J., et al. Biochem. J. 411(3):475-484(2008)
Otterbein, L.E., et al. Trends Immunol. 24(8):449-455(2003)
Wang, J., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 278(22):20069-20076(2003)
Pereira, P.J., et al. Nat. Struct. Biol. 8(3):215-220(2001)
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