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|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||146407 Da|
|Antigen Region||1038-1067 aa|
|Other Names||Bile salt export pump, ATP-binding cassette sub-family B member 11, ABCB11, BSEP|
|Target/Specificity||This ABCB11 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 1038-1067 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human ABCB11.|
|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||ABCB11 Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Involved in the ATP-dependent secretion of bile salts into the canaliculus of hepatocytes.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed predominantly, if not exclusively in the liver, where it was further localized to the canalicular microvilli and to subcanalicular vesicles of the hepatocytes by in situ|
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ABCB11 is involved in the ATP-dependent secretion of bile salts into the canaliculus of hepatocytes. It is expressed predominatly, if not exclusively, in the liver, where it is further localized to the canilicular microvilli and to subcanilicular vesicles fo the hepatocytes. Structurally, ABCB11 is a multifunctional polypeptide with two homologus halves, each containing a hydrophobic membrane-anchoring domain and an ATP binding cassette (ABC) domain. Defects in ABCB11 are the cause of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis 2 (PFIC2). PFIC2 is an inherited liver disease of childhood which is characterized by cholestasis and normal serum gamma-glutamyltransferase activity. Defects in ABCB11 are also found in cases of chronic intrahepatic cholestasis without obvious familial history of chronic liver disease.
Chen, H.L., et al., J. Pediatr. 140(1):119-124 (2002). Saito, S., et al., J. Hum. Genet. 47(1):38-50 (2002). Strautnieks, S.S., et al., Nat. Genet. 20(3):233-238 (1998).
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