|Tested species reactivity||Human, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Immunogen||Purified recombinant fragment of human GSTM1 expressed in E. Coli.|
|Contains||0.03% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||1:200 - 1:400|
|Immunohistochemistry (IHC)||1:200 - 1:1000|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:500 - 1:2000|
* 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.
MA5-17085 targets GSTM1 in FACS, IHC, pep-ELISA, and WB applications and shows reactivity with Human and Rat samples.
The MA5-17085 immunogen is purified recombinant fragment of human GSTM1 expressed in E. Coli.
MA5-17085 detects GSTM1 which has a predicted molecular weight of approximately 26kDa.
Cytosolic and membrane-bound forms of glutathione S-transferase are encoded by two distinct supergene families. At present, eight distinct classes of the soluble cytoplasmic mammalian glutathione S-transferases have been identified: alpha, kappa, mu, omega, pi, sigma, theta and zeta. This gene encodes a glutathione S-transferase that belongs to the mu class. The mu class of enzymes functions in the detoxification of electrophilic compounds, including carcinogens, therapeutic drugs, environmental toxins and products of oxidative stress, by conjugation with glutathione. The genes encoding the mu class of enzymes are organized in a gene cluster on chromosome 1p13.3 and are known to be highly polymorphic. These genetic variations can change an individual's susceptibility to carcinogens and toxins as well as affect the toxicity and efficacy of certain drugs. Null mutations of this class mu gene have been linked with an increase in a number of cancers, likely due to an increased susceptibility to environmental toxins and carcinogens. Multiple protein isoforms are encoded by transcript variants of this gene.
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