|Calculated MW||32819 Da|
|Application & Usage||The peptide is used for blocking the antibody activity of Heme oxygenase-1. It usually blocks the antibody activity completely in Western blot analysis by incubating the peptide with equal volume of antibody for 30-60 minutes at 37°C.|
|Other Names||Heme oxygenase 1, HO-1, 18.104.22.168, HMOX1, HO, HO1|
|Formulation||50 µg (0.5 mg/ml) in phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.2, containing 0.1% BSA and 0.02% thimerosal.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||Heme Oxygenase-1 Blocking Peptide is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Heme oxygenase cleaves the heme ring at the alpha methene bridge to form biliverdin. Biliverdin is subsequently converted to bilirubin by biliverdin reductase. Under physiological conditions, the activity of heme oxygenase is highest in the spleen, where senescent erythrocytes are sequestrated and destroyed. Exhibits cytoprotective effects since excess of free heme sensitizes cells to undergo apoptosis.|
|Cellular Location||Microsome. Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side|
|Tissue Location||Expressed at higher levels in renal cancer tissue than in normal tissue (at protein level)|
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