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Thermo Scientific™ Lab Vision™ γ Glutamylcysteine Synthetase (GCS)/Glutamate-cysteine Ligase Ab-1, Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody


Ensure accurate, reproducible results in western blotting and immunoprecipitation experiments.

Manufacturer: thermo scientific™ lab vision™  RB1697P1ABX

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Catalog No. RB1697P1ABX

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Format Concentrated
Host Species Rabbit
Cross Reactivity Human
Cross Reactivity Mouse
Cross Reactivity Non-Human Primate
Quantity 500µL
Antigen Gamma Glutamylcysteine Synthetase (GCS)/Glutamate-cysteine Ligase Ab-1
Applications Western Blotting
Isotype IgG
Immunogen A synthetic peptide derived from corresponding to aa 295-313 of rat GCLC (heavy subunit of GCS)
Regulatory Status RUO
Conjugate Unlabeled
Type Primary
Classification Polyclonal
Research Discipline Enzyme
Formulation Ab without BSA/Azide (Frozen)
Concentration 1mg/mL
Item Description 500uL; Purified without BSA and azide

Ensure accurate, reproducible results in western blotting and immunoprecipitation experiments with Thermo Scientific™ γ Glutamylcysteine Synthetase (GCS)/Glutamate-cysteine Ligase Ab-1, Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody.

Glutathione (GSH) plays an important role in detoxification of oxidants and toxins from the cells. In most cells GSH is synthesized de novo in two steps catalysed by Gamma Glutamylcysteine Synthetase (GCS)/Glutamate-cystein Ligase and GSH synthetase. GCS catalyses the first and rate limiting step and is important in GSH homeostasis. It is composed of two subunits: heavy and light. These subunits are coded by different genes which are controlle by different mechanisms. The heavy subunit carries the catalytic activity and can be inhibited through feedback mechanism by GSH. Binding of light subunit to heavy subunit reduces the Michaelis-Menten constant for glutamate to a physiological concentration of 1.2mM and increases the inhibitory constant for GSH.

Host Species: Rabbit

Isotype: IgG

Species Reactivity: Human, Monkey, Mouse and Rat, Cow (weak). Others not known.

Epitope: aa 295-313

Immunogen: A synthetic peptide corresponding to aa 295-313 of rat GCLC (heavy subunit of GCS)

Molecular Weight: 73 kDa

Positive Control: Jurkat, MAD109, PC12 cells

Cellular Localization: Cytoplasmic

Recommended for:

  • Western Blotting
  • Immunoprecipitation (Denatured verified)

Note:

USA: RUO; Int'l: RUO