|Other Names||Aldose reductase, AR, Aldehyde reductase, Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B1, AKR1B1, ALDR1|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP2735c was selected from the Center region of human AKR1B1. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|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 NADPH-dependent reduction of a wide variety of carbonyl-containing compounds to their corresponding alcohols with a broad range of catalytic efficiencies.|
|Tissue Location||Highly expressed in embryonic epithelial cells (EUE) in response to osmotic stress.|
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AKR1B1 is a member of the aldo/keto reductase superfamily, which consists of more than 40 known enzymes and proteins. This protein catalyzes the reduction of a number of aldehydes, including the aldehyde form of glucose, and is thereby implicated in the development of diabetic complications by catalyzing the reduction of glucose to sorbitol.
Steuber,H.,J. Mol. Biol. 379 (5), 991-1016 (2008)Gleissner,C.A.,Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 28 (6), 1137-1143 (2008)Grundmann,U.,DNA Cell Biol. 9 (3), 149-157 (1990)
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