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LXR-B Antibody

  • WB - LXR-B Antibody ASC11054
    Western blot analysis of LXR-B in human lung tissue lysate with LXR-B antibody at (A) 1 and (B) 2 µg/mL.
Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession P55055
Other Accession P55055, 1709254
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype IgG
Calculated MW 50974 Da
Application Notes LXR-B antibody can be used for detection of LXR-B by Western blot at 1 - 2 µg/mL.
Additional Information
Gene ID 7376
Target/Specificity NR1H2;
Reconstitution & Storage LXR-B antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.
PrecautionsLXR-B Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name NR1H2
Synonyms LXRB, NER, UNR
Function Nuclear receptor. Binds preferentially to double- stranded oligonucleotide direct repeats having the consensus half- site sequence 5'-AGGTCA-3' and 4-nt spacing (DR-4). Regulates cholesterol uptake through MYLIP-dependent ubiquitination of LDLR, VLDLR and LRP8; DLDLR and LRP8. Interplays functionally with RORA for the regulation of genes involved in liver metabolism (By similarity).
Cellular Location Nucleus {ECO:0000255|PROSITE- ProRule:PRU00407}
Tissue Location Ubiquitous.
Research Areas
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LXR-B Antibody: LXR-B belongs to the Liver X Receptor family that encodes highly homologous transcription factors. Like the highly homologous LXR-A, LXR-B forms heterodimers with the retinoic acid receptor RXRalpha, which function as sensors for cellular oxysterols which when activated, increase the expression of genes that control sterol and fatty acid metabolism and homeostasis. Recent experiments have indicated that the LXRs can also modulate both innate and adaptive immune responses. Other studies suggest that genetic variability at the LXR-B gene locus may be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. One hypothesis postulates that LXR may be upstream of ApoE and potentiates the risk associated effects of the epsilon3 allele.


Willy PJ, Umesono K, Ong ES, et al. LXR, a nuclear receptor that defines a distinct retinoid response pathway. Genes Dev.1995; 9:1033-45.
Edwards PA, Kennedy MA, and Mak PA. LXRs; Oxysterol-activated nuclear receptors that regulate genes controlling lipid homeostasis. Vasc. Pharmacol.2002; 38:249-56.
Bensinger SJ and Tontonoz P. Integration of metabolism and inflammation by lipid-activated nuclear receptors. Nature2008; 454:470-7.
Adighibe O, Arepalli S, Duckworth J, et al. Genetic variability at the LXR gene (NR1H2) may contribute to the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Nerobiol. Aging2006; 27:1431-4.

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$ 310.00
Cat# ASC11054
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