|Other Names||Cytochrome P450 11B1, mitochondrial, CYPXIB1, Cytochrome P-450c11, Cytochrome P450C11, Steroid 11-beta-hydroxylase, CYP11B1, S11BH|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP8723a was selected from the N-term region of human CYP11B1. 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||Has steroid 11-beta-hydroxylase activity. In addition to this activity, the 18 or 19-hydroxylation of steroids and the aromatization of androstendione to estrone have also been ascribed to cytochrome P450 XIB.|
|Cellular Location||Mitochondrion membrane.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
CYP11B1 is a member of the cytochrome P450 superfamily of enzymes. The cytochrome P450 proteins are monooxygenases which catalyze many reactions involved in drug metabolism and synthesis of cholesterol, steroids and other lipids. This protein localizes to the mitochondrial inner membrane and is involved in the conversion of progesterone to cortisol in the adrenal cortex.
Helmberg,A., et.al., J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 75 (5), 1278-1281 (1992)Nelson,D.R., et.al., Pharmacogenetics 14 (1), 1-18 (2004)
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