GeneTex
United States (US)

ALDH2 blocking peptide

Cat No. GTX88073-PEP

Application ELISA, Apuri, Blocking
Species Human
APPLICATION

Specificity/Sensitivity

The peptide was used in the production of GTX88073.
PROPERTIES

Form

Lyophilized powder

Buffer

Lyophilized from 5% (v/v) acetonitrile/H₂O. Reconstitute pellet in 200μl distilled water to obtain a 0.5mg/ml peptide solution.

Storage

Store as concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), store at 4ºC. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20ºC or below. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.

Region/Sequence

C-DETQFKKILGYIN

Note

For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
TARGET

Synonyms

Aldehyde Dehydrogenase 2 Family Member,Aldh-E2,Aldhi,Aldm,Aldh2

Background

This protein belongs to the aldehyde dehydrogenase family of proteins. Aldehyde dehydrogenase is the second enzyme of the major oxidative pathway of alcohol metabolism. Two major liver isoforms of aldehyde dehydrogenase, cytosolic and mitochondrial, can be distinguished by their electrophoretic mobilities, kinetic properties, and subcellular localizations. Most Caucasians have two major isozymes, while approximately 50% of Orientals have the cytosolic isozyme but not the mitochondrial isozyme. A remarkably higher frequency of acute alcohol intoxication among Orientals than among Caucasians could be related to the absence of a catalytically active form of the mitochondrial isozyme. The increased exposure to acetaldehyde in individuals with the catalytically inactive form may also confer greater susceptibility to many types of cancer. This gene encodes a mitochondrial isoform, which has a low Km for acetaldehydes, and is localized in mitochondrial matrix. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms.[provided by RefSeq, Mar 2011]

Research Area

Package List Price ($)
$ 239