|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001138667, 223633939|
|Calculated MW||76666 Da|
|Application Notes||ZIP12 antibody can be used for detection of ZIP12 by Western blot at 0.5 - 1 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 2.5 µg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Target/Specificity||Slc39a12; At least four isoforms of ZIP12 are known to exist. ZIP12 antibody is predicted to not cross-react with other ZIP family members.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||ZIP12 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.|
|Precautions||ZIP12 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Acts as a zinc-influx transporter (Potential). May be partly involved in the outbreak of schizophrenia.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in brain and eye.|
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ZIP12 Antibody: The zinc transporter ZIP12, also known as SLC39A12, is a member of a family of divalent ion transporters. Zinc is an essential ion for cells and plays significant roles in the growth, development, and differentiation. The zinc transporter family is divided into four subfamilies (I, II, LIV-1 and gufA). ZIP12 is a multipass membrane protein that belongs to the ZIP transporter subfamily LIV-1. Increased levels of ZIP12 have been observed during acute inflammation in the airway and asthma, suggesting that it may be promote increased zinc uptake, as this can reduce inflammation. The zinc content in brains in individuals with schizophrenia is lower than in individuals with other cerebral diseases, and mutations in ZIP12 have been observed in a small group of schizophrenic patients, suggesting that ZIP12 may play a role in this disease.
Dufner-Beattie J, Langmade SJ, Wang F, et al. Structure, function, and regulation of a subfamily of mouse zinc transporter genes. J. Biol. Chem.2003; 278:50142-50.
Eide DJ. The SLC39 family of metal ion transporters. Pflugers Arch.2004; 447:796-800.
Taylor KM and Nicohlson RI. The LZT proteins; the LIV-1 subfamily of zinc transporters. Biochim. Biophys. Acta.2003; 1611:16-30.
Lang C, Murgia C, Leong M, et al. Anti-inflammatory effects of zinc and alterations in zinc transporter mRNA in mouse models of allergic inflammation. Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell. Mol. Physiol.2007; 292:L577-84.
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