|Other Names||Apolipoprotein A-IV, Apo-AIV, ApoA-IV, Apolipoprotein A4, APOA4|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP7591a was selected from the N-term region of human APOA4. 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||May have a role in chylomicrons and VLDL secretion and catabolism. Required for efficient activation of lipoprotein lipase by ApoC-II; potent activator of LCAT. Apoa-IV is a major component of HDL and chylomicrons.|
|Tissue Location||Synthesized primarily in the intestine and secreted in plasma|
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The primary translation product of the APOA4 gene is a 396-residue preprotein which after proteolytic processing is secreted into its primary site of synthesis, the intestine, in association with chylomicron particles. Although its precise function is not known, apo A-IV is a potent activator of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase in vitro.
Chien,K.L., Clin. Chim. Acta 388 (1-2), 78-83 (2008)Bai,H., Acta Cardiol 63 (3), 315-322 (2008)
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