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MECR Antibody

  • WB - MECR Antibody ASC11588
    Western blot analysis of MECR in human brain tissue lysate with MECR 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 Q9BV79
Other Accession NP_057095, 67078404
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype IgG
Calculated MW Predicted: 41 kDa
Application Notes MECR antibody can be used for detection of MECR by Western blot at 1 - 2 µg/mL.
Additional Information
Gene ID 51102
Target/Specificity MECR; At least two isoforms of MECR are known to exist; this antibody will detect both isoforms.
Reconstitution & Storage MECR antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year.
PrecautionsMECR Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Synonyms NBRF1
Function Oxidoreductase with a preference for short and medium chain substrates, including trans-2-hexenoyl-CoA (C6), trans-2- decenoyl-CoA (C10), and trans-2-hexadecenoyl-CoA (C16). May play a role in mitochondrial fatty acid synthesis.
Cellular Location Isoform 1: Mitochondrion
Tissue Location Highly expressed in skeletal and heart muscle. Expressed at lower level in placenta, liver, kidney and pancreas Weakly or not expressed in lung.
Research Areas
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MECR Antibody: The mitochondrial trans-2-enoyl-CoA reductase (MECR), was initially identified as nuclear receptor-binding factor 1 (NRBF1), which can interact with a multitude of nuclear hormone receptors in the presence of the respective ligands. MECR has been shown to be part of the mitochondrial fatty acid synthesis (FAS II) system and to catalyze the NAPDH-dependent reduction of 2-enoyl thioesters, generating saturated acyl-groups. Overexpression of this gene in transgenic mice can lead to cardiac abnormalities, suggesting that inappropriate expression of genes of FAS II can result in the development of hereditary cardiomyopathy.


Masuda N, Yasumo H, Furusawa T, et al. Nuclear receptor binding factor-1 (NRBF-1), a protein interacting with a wide spectrum of nuclear hormone receptors. Gene 1998; 221:225-33.
Chen Z, Leskinen H, Liimatta E, et al. Myocardial overexpression of Mecr, a gene of mitochondrial FAS II leads to cardiac dysfunction in mouse. PLoS One 2009; 4:e5589.

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$ 310.00
Cat# ASC11588
(40 western blots)
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