|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||H=56;M=57;R=56 KDa|
|Antigen Region||52-81 aa|
|Other Names||Aldehyde dehydrogenase, mitochondrial, ALDH class 2, ALDH-E2, ALDHI, ALDH2, ALDM|
|Target/Specificity||This ALDH2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 52-81 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human ALDH2.|
|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||ALDH2 Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Cellular Location||Mitochondrion matrix.|
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ALDH2 belongs to the aldehyde dehydrogenase family of proteins. Aldehyde dehydrogenase is the second enzyme of the major oxidative pathway of alcohol metabolism. Two major liver isoforms of this enzyme, cytosolic and mitochondrial, can be distinguished by their electrophoretic mobilities, kinetic properties, and subcellular localizations. Most Caucasians have two major isozymes, while approximately 50% of Asians have only the cytosolic isozyme, missing the mitochondrial isozyme. A remarkably higher frequency of acute alcohol intoxication among Asians than among Caucasians could be related to the absence of the mitochondrial isozyme.
Guo,Y.M., World J. Gastroenterol. 14 (9), 1444-1449 (2008) Chen,L., PLoS Med. 5 (3), E52 (2008) Teeguarden,J.G., Inhal Toxicol 20 (4), 375-390 (2008) Yoshida,A., Pharmacogenetics 2 (4), 139-147 (1992)
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