*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Not tested in other applications.
Rat, Bovine, Dog, Chicken, Xenopus laevis(>80% identity)
0.1M Tris, 0.1M Glycine, 10% Glycerol (pH7). 0.01% Thimerosal was added as a preservative.
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.
0.93 mg/ml (Please refer to the vial label for the specific concentration.)
Recombinant protein encompassing a sequence within the center region of human RPE65. The exact sequence is proprietary.
Purified by antigen-affinity chromatography.
For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
retinoid isomerohydrolase RPE65 , BCO3 , LCA2 , RP20 , mRPE65 , p63 , rd12 , sRPE65
Cytoplasm , Cell membrane; Lipid-anchor
This gene encodes a protein which is located in the retinal pigment epithelium and is involved in the production of 11-cis retinal and in visual pigment regeneration. There are two forms of this protein, a soluble form called sRPE65, and a palmitoylated, membrane-bound form known as mRPE65. mRPE65 serves as the palmitoyl donor for lecithin retinol acyl transferase (LRAT), the enzyme that catalyzes the vitamin A to all trans retinol step of the chromophore regeneration process. Both mRPE65 and sRPE65 also serve as regulatory proteins, with the ratio and concentrations of these molecules playing a role in the inhibition of 11-cis retinal synthesis. Mutations in this gene have been associated with Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 (LCA2) and retinitis pigmentosa. [provided by RefSeq]