The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Blocking - Blocking peptide for Anti-OSBP1 antibody (ab5915)
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Preparation and Storage
Stability and Storage
Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.
Oxysterol binding protein 1
Oxysterol-binding protein 1
FunctionBinds cholesterol and a range of oxysterols. Cholesterol binding promotes the formation of a complex with PP2A and a tyrosine phosphatase which dephosphorylate ERK1/2, whereas 25-hydroxycholesterol causes its disassembly. Regulates cholesterol efflux by decreasing ABCA1 stability.
Tissue specificityWidely expressed.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the OSBP family. Contains 1 PH domain.
DomainThe PH and Ala/Gly-rich domains control cholesterol binding without affecting 25-hydroxycholesterol binding. The second coiled-coil domain is required for interaction with the tyrosine phosphatase.
Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Golgi apparatus membrane. When bound to oxysterols, translocates to the periphery of Golgi membranes.