|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Calculated MW||23135 Da|
|Antigen Region||72-102 aa|
|Other Names||Frataxin, mitochondrial, Friedreich ataxia protein, Fxn, Frataxin intermediate form, i-FXN, Frataxin(56-210), m56-FXN, Frataxin(78-210), d-FXN, m78-FXN, Frataxin mature form, Frataxin(81-210), m81-FXN, FXN, FRDA, X25|
|Target/Specificity||This FXN antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 72-102 amino acids from the Central region of human FXN.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||FXN Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Promotes the biosynthesis of heme and assembly and repair of iron-sulfur clusters by delivering Fe(2+) to proteins involved in these pathways. May play a role in the protection against iron-catalyzed oxidative stress through its ability to catalyze the oxidation of Fe(2+) to Fe(3+); the oligomeric form but not the monomeric form has in vitro ferroxidase activity. May be able to store large amounts of iron in the form of a ferrihydrite mineral by oligomerization; however, the physiological relevance is unsure as reports are conflicting and the function has only been shown using heterologous overexpression systems. Modulates the RNA-binding activity of ACO1.|
|Cellular Location||Mitochondrion Cytoplasm, cytosol Note=PubMed:18725397 reports localization exclusively in mitochondria.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in the heart, peripheral blood lymphocytes and dermal fibroblasts.|
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FXN is a mitochondrial protein which belongs to the FRATAXIN family. The protein functions in regulating mitochondrial iron transport and respiration. The expansion of intronic trinucleotide repeat GAA results in Friedreich ataxia.
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