|Other Names||Alpha-(1, 6)-fucosyltransferase, Alpha1-6FucT, Fucosyltransferase 8, GDP-L-Fuc:N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminide alpha1, 6-fucosyltransferase, GDP-fucose--glycoprotein fucosyltransferase, Glycoprotein 6-alpha-L-fucosyltransferase, FUT8|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Catalyzes the addition of fucose in alpha 1-6 linkage to the first GlcNAc residue, next to the peptide chains in N-glycans.|
|Cellular Location||Golgi apparatus, Golgi stack membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein Note=Membrane-bound form in trans cisternae of Golgi|
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This enzyme belongs to the family of fucosyltransferases.The product of this gene catalyzes the transfer of fucose fromGDP-fucose to N-linked type complex glycopeptides. This enzyme isdistinct from other fucosyltransferases which catalyze alpha1-2,alpha1-3, and alpha1-4 fucose addition. The expression of this genemay contribute to the malignancy of cancer cells and to theirinvasive and metastatic capabilities. Alternatively splicedvariants encoding different isoforms have been identified.
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