|Calculated MW||H=36;M=35;Rat=35 KDa|
|Antigen Region||265-294 aa|
|Other Names||TYMS; TS; Thymidylate synthase|
|Target/Specificity||This TYSY antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 265-294 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human TYSY.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||TYSY Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Contributes to the de novo mitochondrial thymidylate biosynthesis pathway.|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus. Cytoplasm. Mitochondrion. Mitochondrion matrix. Mitochondrion inner membrane|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
Thymidylate synthase catalyzes the methylation of deoxyuridylate to deoxythymidylate using 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate (methylene-THF) as a cofactor. This function maintains the dTMP (thymidine-5-prime monophosphate) pool critical for DNA replication and repair. The enzyme has been of interest as a target for cancer chemotherapeutic agents. It is considered to be the primary site of action for 5-fluorouracil, 5-fluoro-2-prime-deoxyuridine, and some folate analogs.
Ren,D.N., J Surg Oncol (2009) Schiffer,C.A., Biochemistry 34 (50), 16279-16287 (1995)
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