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Anti -ALOX5 (Arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase, 5-LO5-lipoxygenase)

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Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Affinity Purified B IH
ALOX5(ARACHIDONATE 5-LIPOXYGENASE),also known as LOG5 or 5-LO(5-LIPOXYGENASE), is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the ALOX5 gene. ALOX5 is a member of the lipoxygenase family of enzymes which also transforms EFAs into leukotrienes and is a current target for pharmaceutical intervention in a number of diseases. The enzyme 5-lipoxygenase catalyzes 2 reactions in the formation of leukotrienes. The ALOX5 gene is mapped to chromosome 10q11.21 based on an alignment of the ALOX5 sequence with the genomic sequence. Human 5-LO contains 3 nuclear localization sequences (NLSs) and a phosphorylation site involved in nuclear localization. Compared with age-matched 5-LO competent mice, the 5-LO knockout mice developed less right heart hypertrophy. Pharmacologic inhibition or ALOX5 gene disruption resulted in a significant decrease of beta-amyloid production and gamma-secretase levels. ALOX5 activity is short-lived, apparently in part because of an intrinsic instability of the enzyme.
Catalog #144151
UniProt NumberP09917
Gene IDALOX5
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Western Blot and Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin).
Recommended DilutionOptimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and HandlingStore at -20 C for one year. After reconstitution, store at 4 C for one month. Can also be aliquoted and stored frozen at -20 C for long term.
Avoid repeated freezing and thawing. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostRabbit
SourceHuman
Concentration~1mg/ml
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder. Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3. Reconstitution: Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.
PurityPurified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
ImmunogenA synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminal of human ALOX5, different from the related rat and mouse sequences by two amino acids.
SpecificityRecognizes human ALOX5. No crossreactivity with other proteins.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


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