|Other Accession||P02103, NP_005321.1|
|Other Names||Hemoglobin subunit epsilon, Epsilon-globin, Hemoglobin epsilon chain, HBE1, HBE|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence is selected from aa 70-83 of HUMAN HBE1|
|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||The epsilon chain is a beta-type chain of early mammalian embryonic hemoglobin.|
|Tissue Location||Red blood cells.|
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The epsilon globin gene (HBE) is normally expressed in the embryonic yolk sac: two epsilon chains together with two zeta chains (an alpha-like globin) constitute the embryonic hemoglobin Hb Gower I; two epsilon chains together with two alpha chains form the embryonic Hb Gower II. Both of these embryonic hemoglobins are normally supplanted by fetal, and later, adult hemoglobin. The five beta-like globin genes are found within a 45 kb cluster on chromosome 11 in the following order: 5'-epsilon - G-gamma - A-gamma - delta - beta-3'
Nuinoon, M., et al. Hum. Genet. (2009) In press :
Tachavanich, K., et al. Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health 40(2):306-316(2009)
Naka, I., et al. Biochem. Genet. 46 (11-12), 708-711 (2008) :
Winichagoon, P., et al. Transl Res 152(4):178-184(2008)
Das, B., et al. Ann. Hum. Biol. 35(4):422-431(2008)
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