This Antibody was verified by Cell treatment to ensure that the antibody binds to the antigen stated. View Details
MA1-106 has been successfully used in Western blot, immunofluorescence, immunocytochemistry, immunohistochemistry and immunoprecipitation applications with human samples. This antibody is not suitable for mouse liver tissue in IHC applications and is not suitable for PC12 cells in IF applications.
The MA1-106 immunogen is full length recombinant protein of human SOD2.
Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an antioxidant enzyme involved in the defense system against reactive oxygen species (ROS). SOD catalyzes the dismutation reaction of superoxide radical anion (O2) to hydrogen peroxide, which is then catalyzed to innocuous O2 and H2O by glutathione peroxidase and catalase. Several classes of SOD have been identified. These include intracellular copper, zinc SOD (Cu, Zn-SOD/SOD-1), mitochondrial manganese SOD (Mn-SOD/SOD-2) and extracellular Cu, Zn-SOD (EC-SOD/SOD-3). SOD1 is found in all eukaryotic species as a homodimeric 32 kDa enzyme containing one each of Cu and Zn ion per subunit. The manganese containing 80 kDa tetrameric enzyme SOD2, is located in the mitochondrial matrix in close proximity to a primary endogenous source of superoxide, the mitochondrial respiratory chain. SOD3 is a heparin-binding multimer of disulfide-linked dimers, primarily expressed in human lungs, vessel walls and airways. SOD4 is a copper chaperone for superoxide dismutase (CCS), which specifically delivers Cu to copper/zinc superoxide dismutase. CCS may activate copper/zinc superoxide dismutase through direct insertion of the Cu cofactor.
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Protein Aliases: indophenoloxidase B; IPO B; manganese-containing superoxide dismutase; mangano-superoxide dismutase; Mn superoxide dismutase; superoxide dismutase; Superoxide dismutase [Mn], mitochondrial
Gene Aliases: IPO-B; IPOB; Mn-SOD; MNSOD; MVCD6; SOD2
UniProt ID: (Human) P04179
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6648