|Other Names||Solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B1, Liver-specific organic anion transporter 1, LST-1, OATP-C, Sodium-independent organic anion-transporting polypeptide 2, OATP-2, Solute carrier family 21 member 6, SLCO1B1, LST1, OATP1B1, OATP2, OATPC, SLC21A6|
|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.|
|Synonyms||LST1, OATP1B1, OATP2, OATPC, SLC21A6|
|Function||Mediates the Na(+)-independent uptake of organic anions such as pravastatin, taurocholate, methotrexate, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, 17-beta-glucuronosyl estradiol, estrone sulfate, prostaglandin E2, thromboxane B2, leukotriene C3, leukotriene E4, thyroxine and triiodothyronine. Involved in the clearance of bile acids and organic anions from the liver.|
|Cellular Location||Basolateral cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Note=Detected in basolateral membranes of hepatocytes|
|Tissue Location||Highly expressed in liver, at the basolateral membranes of centrilobular hepatocytes. Not detected in heart, brain, placenta, lung, skeletal muscle, kidney, pancreas, spleen, thymus, prostate, testis, ovary, small intestine, colon and leukocyte.|
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AP9609c is a liver-specific member of the organic anion transporter family. This protein is a transmembrane receptor that mediates the sodium-independent uptake of numerous endogenous compounds including bilirubin, 17-beta-glucuronosyl estradiol and leukotriene C4. This protein is also involved in the removal of drug compounds such as statins, bromosulfophthalein and rifampin from the blood into the hepatocytes. Polymorphisms in the gene encoding this protein are associated with impaired transporter function.
Jung, D., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 276(40):37206-37214(2001)Cui, Y., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 276(13):9626-9630(2001)Konig, J., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 275(30):23161-23168(2000)
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