|Other Names||Protein-lysine 6-oxidase, Lysyl oxidase, LOX|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP9127c was selected from the Center region of human LOX. 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||Responsible for the post-translational oxidative deamination of peptidyl lysine residues in precursors to fibrous collagen and elastin. In addition to cross-linking of extracellular matrix proteins, may have a direct role in tumor suppression.|
|Cellular Location||Secreted, extracellular space.|
|Tissue Location||Heart, placenta, skeletal muscle, kidney, lung and pancreas.|
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LOX is an extracellular copper enzyme that initiates the crosslinking of collagens and elastin. The enzyme catalyzes oxidative deamination of the epsilon-amino group in certain lysine and hydroxylysine residues of collagens and lysine residues of elastin. In addition to crosslinking extracellular matrix proteins, the encoded protein may have a role in tumor suppression.
Mariani,T.J., et.al., Matrix 12 (3), 242-248 (1992)
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