Overview

  • Product nameAnti-IGLK antibody
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to IGLK
  • SpecificityAb28429 recognises IGLK.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Recombinant full length IGLK protein (Human).

  • Positive control
    • HeLa nuclear extract.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab28429 in the following tested applications.

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

Application Abreviews Notes
WB 1/2000 - 1/5000. Predicted molecular weight: 52 kDa.

Target

  • FunctionCatalyzes the initial step in utilization of glucose by the beta-cell and liver at physiological glucose concentration. Glucokinase has a high Km for glucose, and so it is effective only when glucose is abundant. The role of GCK is to provide G6P for the synthesis of glycogen. Pancreatic glucokinase plays an important role in modulating insulin secretion. Hepatic glucokinase helps to facilitate the uptake and conversion of glucose by acting as an insulin-sensitive determinant of hepatic glucose usage.
  • Tissue specificityIsoform 1 is expressed in pancreas. Isoform 2 and isoform 3 is expressed in liver.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in GCK are the cause of maturity-onset diabetes of the young type 2 (MODY2) [MIM:125851]; also shortened MODY-2. MODY is a form of diabetes that is characterized by an autosomal dominant mode of inheritance, onset in childhood or early adulthood (usually before 25 years of age), a primary defect in insulin secretion and frequent insulin-independence at the beginning of the disease.
    Defects in GCK are the cause of familial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia type 3 (HHF3) [MIM:602485]; also known as persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy (PHHI) or congenital hyperinsulinism. HHF is the most common cause of persistent hypoglycemia in infancy. Unless early and aggressive intervention is undertaken, brain damage from recurrent episodes of hypoglycemia may occur.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the hexokinase family.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • ATP:D-hexose 6 phosphotransferase antibody
    • FGQTL3 antibody
    • GCK antibody
    • GK antibody
    • GLK antibody
    • Glucokinase antibody
    • Hexokinase D antibody
    • Hexokinase D, pancreatic isozyme antibody
    • Hexokinase type IV antibody
    • Hexokinase-4 antibody
    • Hexokinase-D antibody
    • HHF3 antibody
    • HK IV antibody
    • HK4 antibody
    • HXK4_HUMAN antibody
    • HXKP antibody
    • LGLK antibody
    • MODY2 antibody
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References for Anti-IGLK antibody (ab28429)

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