Overview

  • Product name
    Human VDAC1 / Porin peptide

Description

  • Nature
    Synthetic
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Species
      Human

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab95341 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    Blocking

  • Purity
    70 - 90% by HPLC.

  • Form
    Lyophilised
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute with sterile distilled water

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • hVDAC1
    • Outer mitochondrial membrane protein porin 1
    • Plasmalemmal porin
    • Porin
    • Porin 31HL
    • Porin 31HM
    • VDAC
    • VDAC 1
    • VDAC-1
    • Vdac1
    • VDAC1_HUMAN
    • Voltage Dependent Anion Channel 1
    • Voltage dependent anion selective channel protein 1
    • Voltage-dependent anion-selective channel protein 1
    see all
  • Function
    Forms a channel through the mitochondrial outer membrane and also the plasma membrane. The channel at the outer mitochondrial membrane allows diffusion of small hydrophilic molecules; in the plasma membrane it is involved in cell volume regulation and apoptosis. It adopts an open conformation at low or zero membrane potential and a closed conformation at potentials above 30-40 mV. The open state has a weak anion selectivity whereas the closed state is cation-selective. May participate in the formation of the permeability transition pore complex (PTPC) responsible for the release of mitochondrial products that triggers apoptosis.
  • Tissue specificity
    Heart, liver and skeletal muscle.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the eukaryotic mitochondrial porin family.
  • Domain
    Consists mainly of a membrane-spanning beta-barrel formed by 19 beta-strands. The helical N-terminus folds back into the pore opening and plays a role in voltage-gated channel activity.
  • Cellular localization
    Mitochondrion outer membrane. Cell membrane.
  • Information by UniProt

References for Human VDAC1 / Porin peptide (ab95341)

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