|Other Names||Aminoacylase-1, ACY-1, N-acyl-L-amino-acid amidohydrolase, ACY1|
|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||Involved in the hydrolysis of N-acylated or N-acetylated amino acids (except L-aspartate).|
|Tissue Location||Expression is highest in kidney, strong in brain and weaker in placenta and spleen|
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This gene encodes a cytosolic, homodimeric, zinc-bindingenzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of acylated L-amino acids toL-amino acids and an acyl group, and has been postulated tofunction in the catabolism and salvage of acylated amino acids.This gene is located on chromosome 3p21.1, a region reduced tohomozygosity in small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), and its expressionhas been reported to be reduced or undetectable in SCLC cell linesand tumors. The amino acid sequence of human aminoacylase-1 ishighly homologous to the porcine counterpart, and this enzyme isthe first member of a new family of zinc-binding enzymes. Mutationsin this gene cause aminoacylase-1 deficiency, a metabolic disordercharacterized by central nervous system defects and increasedurinary excretion of N-acetylated amino acids. Alternative splicingof this gene results in multiple transcript variants. Read-throughtranscription also exists between this gene and the upstreamABHD14A (abhydrolase domain containing 14A) gene, as represented inGeneID:100526760. A related pseudogene has been identified onchromosome 18.
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