|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_004590, 27477113|
|Calculated MW||Predicted: 126 kDa |
Observed: 128 kDa
|Application Notes||SREBF2 antibody can be used for detection of SREBF2 by Western blot at 1 - 2 µg/ml. Antibody can also be used for Immunohistochemistry at 5 µg/mL. For Immunoflorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Target/Specificity||SREBF2; SREBF2 antibody is human and mouse reactive. At least three isoforms of SREBF2 are known to exist. SREBF2 antibody is predicted not to cross-react with SREBF1.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||SREBF2 antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year.|
|Precautions||SREBF2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Transcriptional activator required for lipid homeostasis. Regulates transcription of the LDL receptor gene as well as the cholesterol and to a lesser degree the fatty acid synthesis pathway (By similarity). Binds the sterol regulatory element 1 (SRE-1) (5'-ATCACCCCAC-3') found in the flanking region of the LDRL and HMG-CoA synthase genes.|
|Cellular Location||Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Golgi apparatus membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cytoplasmic vesicle, COPII-coated vesicle membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Note=Moves from the endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi in the absence of sterols|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitously expressed in adult and fetal tissues|
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The sterol regulatory element binding transcription factor 2 (SREBF2) is a transcription factor that binds to the sterol regulatory element-1 (SRE1), which is a decamer flanking the low density lipoprotein receptor gene and some genes involved in sterol biosynthesis (1,2). The related protein SREBF1 also binds SRE1 and activates transcription in an additive fashion to SREBF2 (2). SREBF2 has been more closely associated with cholesterol synthesis and accumulation, while the SREBF1 proteins are important in the regulation of genes involved in lipid metabolism (3).
Hua X, Yokoyama C, Wu J, et al. SREBP-2, a second basic-helix-loop-helix-leucine zipper protein that stimulates transcription by binding to a sterol regulatory element. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 1993; 90:11603-7.
Wang X, Briggs MR, Hua X, et al. Nuclear protein that binds sterol regulatory element of low density lipoprotein receptor promoter. II. Purification and characterization. J. Biol. Chem. 1993; 268:14497-504.
Raghow R, Yellaturu C, Deng X, et al. SREBPs: the crossroads of physiological and pathological homeostasis. Endocrinol. Metab. 2008; 19:65-73.
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