|Application ||WB, IHC, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001620, 241|
|Calculated MW||18157 Da|
|Other Names||Arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein, FLAP, MK-886-binding protein, ALOX5AP, FLAP|
|Format||0.5 mg IgG/ml in Tris saline (20mM Tris pH7.3, 150mM NaCl), 0.02% sodium azide, with 0.5% bovine serum albumin|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Goat Anti-FLAP / ALOX5AP (internal) Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Required for leukotriene biosynthesis by ALOX5 (5- lipoxygenase). Anchors ALOX5 to the membrane. Binds arachidonic acid, and could play an essential role in the transfer of arachidonic acid to ALOX5. Binds to MK-886, a compound that blocks the biosynthesis of leukotrienes.|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein|
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This gene encodes a protein which, with 5-lipoxygenase, is required for leukotriene synthesis. Leukotrienes are arachidonic acid metabolites which have been implicated in various types of inflammatory responses, including asthma, arthritis and psoriasis. This protein localizes to the plasma membrane. Inhibitors of its function impede translocation of 5-lipoxygenase from the cytoplasm to the cell membrane and inhibit 5-lipoxygenase activation.
ALOX5AP and LTA4H polymorphisms modify augmentation of bronchodilator responsiveness by leukotriene modifiers in Latinos. Tcheurekdjian H, et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2010 Aug 30. PMID 20810156.
Human lipoxygenase pathway gene variation and association with markers of subclinical atherosclerosis in the diabetes heart study. Burdon KP, et al. Mediators Inflamm, 2010. PMID 20592751.
Common polymorphisms in ITGA2, PON1 and THBS2 are associated with coronary atherosclerosis in a candidate gene association study of the Chinese Han population. Wang Y, et al. J Hum Genet, 2010 Aug. PMID 20485444.
Polymorphisms in innate immunity genes and risk of childhood leukemia. Han S, et al. Hum Immunol, 2010 Jul. PMID 20438785.
Risk of meningioma and common variation in genes related to innate immunity. Rajaraman P, et al. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2010 May. PMID 20406964.
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