Product Type: Antibody
Descritpion: This gene product is the main apolipoprotein of chylomicrons and low density lipoproteins. It occurs in plasma as two main isoforms, apoB-48 and apoB-100: the former is synthesized exclusively in the gut and the latter in the liver. The intestinal and the hepatic forms of apoB are encoded by a single gene from a single, very long mRNA. The two isoforms share a common N-terminal sequence. The shorter apoB-48 protein is produced after RNA editing of the apoB-100 transcript at residue 2180 (CAA->UAA), resulting in the creation of a stop codon, and early translation termination. Mutations in this gene or its regulatory region cause hypobetalipoproteinemia, normotriglyceridemic hypobetalipoproteinemia, and hypercholesterolemia due to ligand-defective apoB, diseases affecting plasma cholesterol and apoB levels.
Research Areas: Cancer, Cardiovascular, Metabolism, Signal transduction
Recommended Dilutions: IHC 1:15-1:50
Size: 200 uL
Gene Accession: NP_000375
Immunogen: Synthetic peptide of human APOB
Formulation: PBS with 0.05% sodium azide, 50% glycerol, PH7.3
Purification: Affinity purification
Tissue Specificity/Positive Control:
Cellular Localization: Cytoplasm. Secreted.
Storage: Store at -20C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.