GSTA1 Antibody (monoclonal) (M01)
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a full length recombinant GSTA1.
|Application ||WB, IHC, E|
|Calculated MW||25631 Da|
|Other Names||Glutathione S-transferase A1, GST HA subunit 1, GST class-alpha member 1, GST-epsilon, GSTA1-1, GTH1, Glutathione S-transferase A1, N-terminally processed, GSTA1|
|Target/Specificity||GSTA1 (AAH53578.1, 1 a.a. ~ 222 a.a) full-length recombinant protein with GST tag. MW of the GST tag alone is 26 KDa.|
|Format||Clear, colorless solution in phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.2 .|
|Storage||Store at -20°C or lower. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Precautions||GSTA1 Antibody (monoclonal) (M01) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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Cytosolic and membrane-bound forms of glutathione S-transferase are encoded by two distinct supergene families. These enzymes function in the detoxification of electrophilic compounds, including carcinogens, therapeutic drugs, environmental toxins and products of oxidative stress, by conjugation with glutathione. The genes encoding these enzymes are known to be highly polymorphic. These genetic variations can change an individual's susceptibility to carcinogens and toxins as well as affect the toxicity and efficacy of some drugs. At present, eight distinct classes of the soluble cytoplasmic mammalian glutathione S-transferases have been identified: alpha, kappa, mu, omega, pi, sigma, theta and zeta. This gene encodes a glutathione S-tranferase belonging to the alpha class. The alpha class genes, located in a cluster mapped to chromosome 6, are the most abundantly expressed glutathione S-transferases in liver. In addition to metabolizing bilirubin and certain anti-cancer drugs in the liver, the alpha class of these enzymes exhibit glutathione peroxidase activity thereby protecting the cells from reactive oxygen species and the products of peroxidation.
1.Redox Protein Expression Predicts Radiotherapeutic Response in Early-Stage Invasive Breast Cancer Patients.Woolston CM, Al-Attar A, Storr SJ, Ellis IO, Morgan DA, Martin SG.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print]2.Overcoming Glutathione S-Transferase P1-Related Cisplatin Resistance in Osteosarcoma.Pasello M, Michelacci F, Scionti I, Hattinger CM, Zuntini M, Caccuri AM, Scotlandi K, Picci P, Serra M.Cancer Res. 2008 Aug 15;68(16):6661-8.
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