|Other Names||Cytochrome P450 2A6, 11413-, 4-cineole 2-exo-monooxygenase, CYPIIA6, Coumarin 7-hydroxylase, Cytochrome P450 IIA3, Cytochrome P450(I), CYP2A6, CYP2A3|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP8724a was selected from the N-term region of human CYP2A6. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|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.|
|Function||Exhibits a high coumarin 7-hydroxylase activity. Can act in the hydroxylation of the anti-cancer drugs cyclophosphamide and ifosphamide. Competent in the metabolic activation of aflatoxin B1. Constitutes the major nicotine C-oxidase. Acts as a 1,4- cineole 2-exo-monooxygenase. Possesses low phenacetin O- deethylation activity.|
|Cellular Location||Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Peripheral membrane protein. Microsome membrane; Peripheral membrane protein|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
CYP2A6 is a member of the cytochrome P450 superfamily of enzymes. The cytochrome P450 proteins are monooxygenases which catalyze many reactions involved in drug metabolism and synthesis of cholesterol, steroids and other lipids. This protein localizes to the endoplasmic reticulum and its expression is induced by phenobarbital. The enzyme is known to hydroxylate coumarin, and also metabolizes nicotine, aflatoxin B1, nitrosamines, and some pharmaceuticals.
Maurice,M., et.al., Eur. J. Biochem. 200 (2), 511-517 (1991)Yun,C.H., et.al., Mol. Pharmacol. 40 (5), 679-685 (1991)
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