|Application ||WB, IF, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||35853 Da|
|Antigen Region||102-135 aa|
|Other Names||Aldose reductase, AR, Aldehyde reductase, Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B1, AKR1B1, ALDR1|
|Target/Specificity||This AKR1B1 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 102-135 amino acids from the Central region of human AKR1B1.|
|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||AKR1B1 Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Catalyzes the NADPH-dependent reduction of a wide variety of carbonyl-containing compounds to their corresponding alcohols with a broad range of catalytic efficiencies.|
|Tissue Location||Highly expressed in embryonic epithelial cells (EUE) in response to osmotic stress.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
AKR1B1 is a member of the aldo/keto reductase superfamily, which consists of more than 40 known enzymes and proteins. This protein catalyzes the reduction of a number of aldehydes, including the aldehyde form of glucose, and is thereby implicated in the development of diabetic complications by catalyzing the reduction of glucose to sorbitol.
Steuber,H.,J. Mol. Biol. 379 (5), 991-1016 (2008)
Gleissner,C.A.,Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 28 (6), 1137-1143 (2008)
Grundmann,U.,DNA Cell Biol. 9 (3), 149-157 (1990)
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