Technical Data
031481
ABCD2, CT (ABCD2, ALD1, ALDL1, ALDR, ALDRP, ATP-binding cassette sub-family D member 2, Adrenoleukodystrophy-like 1, Adrenoleukodystrophy-related protein)
Description:
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the superfamily of ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters. ABC proteins transport various molecules across extra- and intra-cellular membranes. ABC genes are divided into seven distinct subfamilies (ABC1, MDR/TAP, MRP, ALD, OABP, GCN20, White). This protein is a member of the ALD subfamily, which is involved in peroxisomal import of fatty acids and/or fatty acyl-CoAs in the organelle. All known peroxisomal ABC transporters are half transporters which require a partner half transporter molecule to form a functional homodimeric or heterodimeric transporter. The function of this peroxisomal membrane protein is unknown; however this protein is speculated to function as a dimerization partner of ABCD1 and/or other peroxisomal ABC transporters. Mutations in this gene have been observed in patients with adrenoleukodystrophy, a severe demyelinating disease. This gene has been identified as a candidate for a modifier gene, accounting for the extreme variation among adrenoleukodystrophy phenotypes. This gene is also a candidate for a complement group of Zellweger syndrome, a genetically heterogeneous disorder of peroxisomal biogenesis.

Applications:
Suitable for use in Western Blot, Immunohistochemistry, Flow Cytometry, ELISA

Recommended Dilution:
ELISA: 1:1,000
Western Blot: 1:100-500
Immunohistochemistry: 1:10-50
Flow Cytometry: 1:10-50

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. Aliquots are stable for 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
PabIgGAffinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
200ul-20CBlue IceHumanRabbit
Concentration:
As reported
Immunogen:
ABCD2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 552-582 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human ABCD2.
Purity:
Purified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.2, 0.09% sodium azide.
Specificity:
Human
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
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