|Other Names||Cytosolic phospholipase A2 beta, cPLA2-beta, Phospholipase A2 group IVB, PLA2G4B|
|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||Calcium-dependent phospholipase A2 that selectively hydrolyzes glycerophospholipids in the sn-2 position with a preference for arachidonoyl phospholipids. Has a much weaker activity than PLA2G4A. Isoform 3 has calcium-dependent activity against palmitoyl-arachidonyl-phosphatidylethanolamine and low level lysophospholipase activity but no activity against phosphatidylcholine. Isoform 5 does have activity against phosphatidylcholine.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm, cytosol|
|Tissue Location||Widely expressed. Expressed at higher level in brain, heart, liver, cerebellum and pancreas. Isoform 3 is widely expressed.|
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PLA2G4B transcribes naturally-occurring mRNAs that are co-transcribed products of the neighboring JMJD7 and PLA2G4B genes. Incompletely processed read-through transcripts from these two loci are abundantly expressed in most tissues, but the function of the predicted protein product has not yet been determined.
Ghosh, M., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 281(24):16615-16624(2006)Tao, R., et al. Am. J. Med. Genet. B Neuropsychiatr. Genet. 137B (1), 56-58 (2005) Pope, S.N., et al. J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol. 94 (1-3), 203-208 (2005)
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