|Application ||WB, IHC-P, FC, E|
|Calculated MW||34585 Da|
|Antigen Region||1-27 aa|
|Other Names||Elongation of very long chain fatty acids protein 2, 3-keto acyl-CoA synthase ELOVL2, ELOVL fatty acid elongase 2, ELOVL FA elongase 2, Very-long-chain 3-oxoacyl-CoA synthase 2, ELOVL2, SSC2|
|Target/Specificity||This ELOVL2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 1-27 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human ELOVL2.|
|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||ELOVL2 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Catalyzes the first and rate-limiting reaction of the four that constitute the long-chain fatty acids elongation cycle. This endoplasmic reticulum-bound enzymatic process, allows the addition of 2 carbons to the chain of long- and very long-chain fatty acids/VLCFAs per cycle. Acts specifically toward polyunsaturated acyl-CoA with the higher activity toward C20:4(n- 6) acyl-CoA. Condensing enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of polyunsaturated very long chain fatty acid (C20- and C22-PUFA). May participate to the production of polyunsaturated VLCFAs of different chain lengths that are involved in multiple biological processes as precursors of membrane lipids and lipid mediators.|
|Cellular Location||Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Liver and testis.|
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ELOVL2 could be implicated in tissue-specific synthesis of very long chain fatty acids and sphingolipids. This protein may catalyze one or both of the reduction reaction in fatty acid elongation, i.e., conversion of beta-ketoacyl CoA to beta-hydroxyacyl CoA or reduction of trans-2-enoyl CoA to the saturated acyl CoA derivative (By similarity).
Illig,T., et.al., Nat. Genet. 42 (2), 137-141 (2010)
Tanaka,T., et.al., PLoS Genet. 5 (1), E1000338 (2009)
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