|Application ||WB, IHC-P, FC, E|
|Calculated MW||41773 Da|
|Antigen Region||86-114 aa|
|Other Names||Beta-1, 3-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase lunatic fringe, O-fucosylpeptide 3-beta-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase, LFNG|
|Target/Specificity||This LFNG antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 86-114 amino acids from the Central region of human LFNG.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|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||LFNG Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Glycosyltransferase that initiates the elongation of O- linked fucose residues attached to EGF-like repeats in the extracellular domain of Notch molecules. Modulates NOTCH1 activity by modifying O-fucose residues at specific EGF-like domains resulting in inhibition of NOTCH1 activation by JAG1 and enhancement of NOTCH1 activation by DLL1 via an increase in its binding to DLL1 (By similarity). Decreases the binding of JAG1 to NOTCH2 but not that of DLL1 (PubMed:11346656). Essential mediator of somite segmentation and patterning (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein|
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LFNG belongs to evolutionarily conserved glycosyltransferases that act in the Notch signaling pathway to define boundaries during embryonic development. While their genomic structure is distinct from other glycosyltransferases, fringe proteins have a fucose-specific beta-1,3-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase activity that leads to elongation of O-linked fucose residues on Notch, which alters Notch signaling. This protein is predicted to be a single-pass type II Golgi membrane protein but it may also be secreted and proteolytically processed like the related proteins in mouse and Drosophila (PMID: 9187150).
Dunwoodie, S.L. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1792(2):100-111(2009)
Reedijk, M., et al. Int. J. Oncol. 33(6):1223-1229(2008)
Sparrow, D.B., et al. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 78(1):28-37(2006)
Cole, S.E., et al. Dev. Cell 3(1):75-84(2002)
Moran, J.L., et al. Mamm. Genome 10(6):535-541(1999)
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