• Product nameAnti-BAAT antibody
    See all BAAT primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to BAAT
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Recombinant protein fragment corresponding to a region within amino acids 139 - 385 of Human BAAT (NP_001692).

  • Positive control
    • WB: 293T, HepG2 and Raji cell lysates IHC-P: SW480 xenograft


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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
WB 1/500 - 1/3000. Predicted molecular weight: 46 kDa.
IHC-P 1/100 - 1/500.


  • FunctionInvolved in bile acid metabolism. In liver hepatocytes catalyzes the second step in the conjugation of C24 bile acids (choloneates) to glycine and taurine before excretion into bile canaliculi. The major components of bile are cholic acid and chenodeoxycholic acid. In a first step the bile acids are converted to an acyl-CoA thioester, either in peroxisomes (primary bile acids deriving from the cholesterol pathway), or cytoplasmic at the endoplasmic reticulum (secondary bile acids). May catalyze the conjugation of primary or secondary bile acids, or both. The conjugation increases the detergent properties of bile acids in the intestine, which facilitates lipid and fat-soluble vitamin absorption. In turn, bile acids are deconjugated by bacteria in the intestine and are recycled back to the liver for reconjugation (secondary bile acids). May also act as an acyl-CoA thioesterase that regulates intracellular levels of free fatty acids. In vitro, catalyzes the hydrolysis of long- and very long-chain saturated acyl-CoAs to the free fatty acid and coenzyme A (CoASH), and conjugates glycine to these acyl-CoAs.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in liver, gallbladder mucosa and pancreas.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in BAAT are involved in familial hypercholanemia (FHCA) [MIM:607748]. FHCA is a disorder characterized by elevated serum bile acid concentrations, itching, and fat malabsorption.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the C/M/P thioester hydrolase family.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • FLJ20300 antibody
    • BAAT antibody
    • BAAT_HUMAN antibody
    • BACAT antibody
    • BAT antibody
    • Bile acid CoA: amino acid N-acyltransferase (glycine N-choloyltransferase) antibody
    • Bile acid CoA:amino acid N acyltransferase antibody
    • Bile acid Coenzyme A amino acid N acyltransferase glycine N choloyltransferase antibody
    • Bile acid Coenzyme A: amino acid N acyltransferase antibody
    • Bile acid-CoA:amino acid N-acyltransferase antibody
    • Glycine N choloyltransferase antibody
    • Glycine N-choloyltransferase antibody
    • Long chain fatty acyl CoA hydrolase antibody
    • Long-chain fatty-acyl-CoA hydrolase antibody
    • MGC104432 antibody
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Anti-BAAT antibody images

  • Anti-BAAT antibody (ab97455) at 1/1000 dilution + HepG2 whole cell lysate at 30 µg

    Predicted band size : 46 kDa
  • ab97455, at a 1/100 dilution, staining BAAT in a paraffin-embedded SW480 xenograft by Immunohistochemical analysis.

References for Anti-BAAT antibody (ab97455)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Chong CP  et al. Bile acid-CoA ligase deficiency--a new inborn error of bile acid metabolism. J Inherit Metab Dis 35:521-30 (2012). IHC-P ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 22089923) »

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