*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Not tested in other applications.
Rat, Sheep, Bovine, Dog, Xenopus laevis, Rhesus Monkey(>80% identity)
1XPBS, 20% Glycerol (pH7). 0.025% ProClin 300 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.
3.08 mg/ml (Please refer to the vial label for the specific concentration.)
Carrier-protein conjugated synthetic peptide encompassing a sequence within the center region of human UCP2. 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.
uncoupling protein 2 , BMIQ4 , SLC25A8 , UCPH
Mitochondrion inner membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein
Mitochondrial uncoupling proteins (UCP) are members of the larger family of mitochondrial anion carrier proteins (MACP). UCPs separate oxidative phosphorylation from ATP synthesis with energy dissipated as heat, also referred to as the mitochondrial proton leak. UCPs facilitate the transfer of anions from the inner to the outer mitochondrial membrane and the return transfer of protons from the outer to the inner mitochondrial membrane. They also reduce the mitochondrial membrane potential in mammalian cells. Tissue specificity occurs for the different UCPs and the exact methods of how UCPs transfer H+/OH- are not known. UCPs contain the three homologous protein domains of MACPs. This gene is expressed in many tissues, with the greatest expression in skeletal muscle. It is thought to play a role in nonshivering thermogenesis, obesity and diabetes. Chromosomal order is 5'-UCP3-UCP2-3'. [provided by RefSeq]