|Application ||WB, IHC-P, FC, E|
|Calculated MW||37822 Da|
|Antigen Region||198-227 aa|
|Other Names||Cathepsin B, APP secretase, APPS, Cathepsin B1, Cathepsin B light chain, Cathepsin B heavy chain, CTSB, CPSB|
|Target/Specificity||This CATB antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 198-227 amino acids from the Central region of human CATB.|
|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||CATB Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Thiol protease which is believed to participate in intracellular degradation and turnover of proteins. Has also been implicated in tumor invasion and metastasis.|
|Cellular Location||Lysosome. Melanosome. Secreted, extracellular space. Note=Identified by mass spectrometry in melanosome fractions from stage I to stage IV|
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The protein CATB is a lysosomal cysteine proteinase composed of a dimer of disulfide-linked heavy and light chains, both produced from a single protein precursor. It is also known as amyloid precursor protein secretase and is involved in the proteolytic processing of amyloid precursor protein (APP). Incomplete proteolytic processing of APP has been suggested to be a causative factor in Alzheimer disease, the most common cause of dementia. Overexpression of the protein, which is a member of the peptidase C1 family, has been associated with esophageal adenocarcinoma and other tumors.
Zhang,H., J. Immunol. 182 (11), 6993-7000 (2009)
Duncan,J.A., J. Immunol. 182 (10), 6460-6469 (2009)
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