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|Tested species reactivity||Guinea pig, Human, Pig|
|Host / Isotype||Sheep / IgG|
|Storage buffer||glycine buffered saline, pH 7.4, with 0.01% benzamidine, 0.1% EACA, 1mM EDTA|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||4°C or -20°C if preferred|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
This gene product is the main apolipoprotein of chylomicrons and low density lipoproteins. It occurs in plasma as two main isoforms, apoB-48 and apoB-100: the former is synthesized exclusively in the gut and the latter in the liver. The intestinal and the hepatic forms of apoB are encoded by a single gene from a single, very long mRNA. The two isoforms share a common N-terminal sequence. The shorter apoB-48 protein is produced after RNA editing of the apoB-100 transcript at residue 2180 , resulting in the creation of a stop codon, and early translation termination. Mutations in this gene or its regulatory region cause hypobetalipoproteinemia, normotriglyceridemic hypobetalipoproteinemia, and hypercholesterolemia due to ligand-defective apoB, diseases affecting plasma cholesterol and apoB levels.
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apolipoprotein B (including Ag(x) antigen); apolipoprotein B48
APOB; apoB-100; apoB-48; FLDB; LDLCQ4