The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Use a concentration of 0.01 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 60 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 56 kDa).
Use at an assay dependent dilution. PubMed: 20335253
FunctionModulator of adipocyte lipid metabolism. Coats lipid storage droplets to protect them from breakdown by hormone-sensitive lipase (HSL). Its absence may result in leanness.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the perilipin family.
Post-translational modificationsMajor cAMP-dependent protein kinase-substrate in adipocytes, also dephosphorylated by PP1. When phosphorylated, may be maximally sensitive to HSL and when unphosphorylated, may play a role in the inhibition of lipolysis, by acting as a barrier in lipid droplet.
References for Anti-Perilipin A antibody (ab60269)
This product has been referenced in:
Cheung W et al. Rotaviruses associate with cellular lipid droplet components to replicate in viroplasms, and compounds disrupting or blocking lipid droplets inhibit viroplasm formation and viral replication. J Virol84:6782-98 (2010).
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