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HMGCR blocking peptide

Cat No. GTX88456-PEP

Application ELISA, Apuri, Blocking
Species Human
APPLICATION

Application Note

*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Application Dilution
ELISA Assay dependent
Apuri Assay dependent
Blocking Assay dependent
Not tested in other applications.

Specificity/Sensitivity

The peptide was used in the production of GTX88456.
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.

Note

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

Synonyms

LDLCQ3 blocking peptide

Background

HMG-CoA reductase is the rate-limiting enzyme for cholesterol synthesis and is regulated via a negative feedback mechanism mediated by sterols and non-sterol metabolites derived from mevalonate, the product of the reaction catalyzed by reductase. Normally in mammalian cells this enzyme is suppressed by cholesterol derived from the internalization and degradation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) via the LDL receptor. Competitive inhibitors of the reductase induce the expression of LDL receptors in the liver, which in turn increases the catabolism of plasma LDL and lowers the plasma concentration of cholesterol, an important determinant of atherosclerosis. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2008]
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