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Anti -GLUT 5 (Glucose Transporter)

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Specifications

Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Affinity Purified E B IH IF
Most mammalian cells transport glucose through a family of membrane proteins known as glucose transporters. Molecular cloning of these glucose transporters has identified a family of closely related genes that encodes at least 7 proteins (Glut-1 to Glut-13, Mol. Wt. 40-60kD) and Sodium glucose co-trasporter-1 (SGLT-1, 662aa, ~75kD). Individual member of this family have identical predicted secondary structures with 12 transmembrane domains. Both N and C-termini are predicted to be cytoplasmic. Most differences in sequence homology exist within the four hydrophilic domains that may play a role in tissue-specific targeting. Glut isoforms differ in their tissue expression, substrate specificity and kinetic characteristics.
Catalog #G3900-65D
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA, Western Blot, Immunofluorescence and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionsWestern Blot: 1-10ug/ml using ECL. The antibody has been shown to react with a protein band of about 60kD in the rat jejunum membranes that is slightly larger than that reported in human GLUT 5 (50-55kD). In rat kidney, a protein of ~42kD was detected.
ELISA: 1:1000- 1:10000. Use G3900-65G control peptide to coat ELISA plates at 1ug/ml.
Immunohistochemistry: See reference (2).
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostRabbit
SourceRat
Concentration~1mg/ml
FormSupplied as liquid in PBS, pH 7.4, 0.1% BSA.
PurityPurified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
ImmunogenSynthetic peptide corresonding to 13aa near the C-terminal, cytoplasmic domain of rat Glut-5. (KLH).
SpecificityRecognizes rat Glut-5. Species sequence homology
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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