Technical Data
P9053-11A
Prostacyclin Synthase, CT (Prostaglandin I2 Synthase, CYP8A1, PTGIS, CYP8, CYP8A1)
Description:
CYP8A1 is a member of the cytochrome P450 superfamily of enzymes. The cytochrome P450 proteins are monooxygenases which catalyze many reactions involved in drug metabolism and synthesis of cholesterol, steroids and other lipids. However, this protein is considered a member of the cytochrome P450 superfamily on the basis of sequence similarity rather than functional similarity. This endoplasmic reticulum membrane protein catalyzes the conversion of prostglandin H2 to prostacyclin (prostaglandin I2), a potent vasodilator and inhibitor of platelet aggregation. An imbalance of prostacyclin and its physiological antagonist thromboxane A2 contribute to the development of myocardial infarction, stroke, and atherosclerosis.

Applications:
Suitable for use in ELISA and Western Blot. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
ELISA: 1:1,000
Western Blot: 1:50-1:100
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

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 at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
PabIgGPurified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
200ul-20CBlue IceHumanRabbit
Concentration:
As reported
Immunogen:
Synthetic peptide selected from the C-terminal region of human CYP8A1 (KLH).
Purity:
Purified by ammonium sulfate precipitation.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.09% sodium azide.
Specificity:
Recognizes human CYP8A1.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
1. Nelson,D.R., Pharmacogenetics 14(1), 1-18 (2004).