|ELISA (ELISA)||Assay Dependent|
|Immunoprecipitation (IP)||Assay Dependent|
|Western Blot (WB)||Assay Dependent|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG2a|
|Immunogen||Produced in BALB/c mouse ascites after inoculation with hybridoma of mouse myeloma cells (NS-1) and spleen cells derived from a BALB/c mouse immunized with Baculovirus-expressed recombinant human LXR-beta (2-86 aa).|
|Purification||Ammonium sulfate precipitation|
|Storage buffer||physiological saline|
|Contains||0.1% sodium azide|
LXR-B belongs to the Liver X Receptor family that encodes highly homologous transcription factors. Like the highly homologous LXR-A, LXR-B forms heterodimers with the retinoic acid receptor RXRalpha, which function as sensors for cellular oxysterols which when activated, increase the expression of genes that control sterol and fatty acid metabolism and homeostasis. Recent experiments have indicated that the LXRs can also modulate both innate and adaptive immune responses. Other studies suggest that genetic variability at the LXR-B gene locus may be a risk factor for Alzheimer and quote;s disease. One hypothesis postulates that LXR may be upstream of ApoE and potentiates the risk associated effects of the epsilon3 allele.
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Protein Aliases: liver X nuclear receptor beta; Liver X receptor beta; liver X receptor-beta; LX receptor beta; LXR-b; LXRB; NER; NER-I; nuclear orphan receptor LXR-beta; Nuclear receptor NER; Nuclear receptor subfamily 1 group H member 2; nuclear receptor subfamily 1, group H, member 2; Oxysterols receptor LXR-beta; RIP15; steroid hormone-nuclear receptor NER; Ubiquitously-expressed nuclear receptor
Gene Aliases: LXR-b; LXRB; NER; NER-I; NR1H2; RIP15; UNR
UniProt ID: (Human) P55055
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 7376
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