|Other Names||Tektin-2, Tektin-t, Testicular tektin, Testicular tektin B1-like protein, TEKTB1, Tektin-B1, TEKT2|
|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||Structural component of ciliary and flagellar microtubules. Plays a key role in the assembly or attachment of the inner dynein arm to microtubules in sperm flagella and tracheal cilia. Forms filamentous polymers in the walls of ciliary and flagellar microtubules (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Cell projection, cilium, flagellum. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, cilium axoneme. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, flagellum axoneme. Note=In sperm, observed in a discontinuous punctate pattern in the flagellum and in the postacrosomal head region|
|Tissue Location||Expressed at high levels in testis, trachea and fetal lung, and at lower levels in ovary, pituitary, adult lung, fetal brain and fetal kidney.|
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This gene product belongs to the tektin family ofproteins. Tektins comprise a family of filament-forming proteinsthat are coassembled with tubulins to form ciliary and flagellarmicrotubules. This gene is expressed in the testis and its proteinis localized to the flagella of the sperms, indicating that it mayplay a role in spermatogenesis.
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