|Application ||WB, E|
|Calculated MW||41308 Da|
|Antigen Region||1-30 aa|
|Other Names||Sulfotransferase family cytosolic 2B member 1, ST2B1, Sulfotransferase 2B1, Alcohol sulfotransferase, Hydroxysteroid sulfotransferase 2, SULT2B1, HSST2|
|Target/Specificity||This SULT2B1a/b antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 1-30 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human SULT2B1a/b.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|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||SULT2B1a/b Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Sulfotransferase that utilizes 3'-phospho-5'-adenylyl sulfate (PAPS) as sulfonate donor to catalyze the sulfate conjugation of many hormones, neurotransmitters, drugs and xenobiotic compounds. Sulfonation increases the water solubility of most compounds, and therefore their renal excretion, but it can also result in bioactivation to form active metabolites. Sulfates hydroxysteroids like DHEA. Isoform 1 preferentially sulfonates cholesterol, and isoform 2 avidly sulfonates pregnenolone but not cholesterol.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Microsome. Nucleus. Note=Phosphorylation of Ser-348 is required for translocation to the nucleus|
|Tissue Location||Expressed highly in placenta, prostate and trachea and lower expression in the small intestine and lung|
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Cytosolic sulfotransferases (STs or SULTs) catalyze the sulfate conjugation of many drugs, xenobiotic compounds, hormones, and neurotransmitters. Her et al. (1998) identified an EST with homology to ST enzymes. By PCR with human placental and prostate cDNA as template, they isolated 2 alternatively spliced cDNAs, identical throughout most of their sequences, but having different 5-prime ends. The shorter cDNA, SULT2B1a, encodes a protein of 350 amino acids; the longer cDNA, SULT2B1b, encodes a 365-amino acid protein. Genomic PCR analysis revealed that the gene encoding both cDNAs, SULT2B1, contains 7 exons, with 2 alternative first exons being used to generate SULT2B1a and SULT2B1b. Northern blot analysis revealed that the SULT2B1 gene is expressed as a 1.4-kb transcript predominantly in prostate, placenta, and trachea.
Her, C., et al. Genomics 53: 284-295 (1998).
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