• Product nameAnti-SLC5A8 antibody
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to SLC5A8
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Rat, Rabbit
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to a region within internal amino acids 431-480 of human SLC5A8 (NP_666018).

  • Positive control
    • OVCAR-3 cell lysate


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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 Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Predicted molecular weight: 67 kDa.Can be blocked with SLC5A8 peptide (ab117479). Good results were obtained when blocked with 5% non-fat dry milk in 0.05% PBS-T.


  • FunctionActs as an electrogenic sodium (Na(+)) and chloride (Cl-)-dependent sodium-coupled solute transporter, including transport of monocarboxylates (short-chain fatty acids including L-lactate, D-lactate, pyruvate, acetate, propionate, valerate and butyrate), lactate, mocarboxylate drugs (nicotinate, benzoate, salicylate and 5-aminosalicylate) and ketone bodies (beta-D-hydroxybutyrate, acetoacetate and alpha-ketoisocaproate), with a Na(+):substrate stoichiometry of between 4:1 and 2:1. Catalyzes passive carrier mediated diffusion of iodide. Mediates iodide transport from the thyrocyte into the colloid lumen through the apical membrane. May be responsible for the absorption of D-lactate and monocarboxylate drugs from the intestinal tract. Acts as a tumor suppressor, suppressing colony formation in colon cancer, prostate cancer and glioma cell lines. May play a critical role in the entry of L-lactate and ketone bodies into neurons by a process driven by an electrochemical Na(+) gradient and hence contribute to the maintenance of the energy status and function of neurons.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in normal thyroid, localized at the apical pole of thyroid cells facing the colloid lumen, but expression profoundly decreased in thyroid carcinomas. Expressed in normal colon but absent in colon aberrant crypt foci and colon cancers. Present in normal kidney cortex, brain, prostate, gastric mucosa and breast tissue but was significantly down-regulated in primary gliomas, gastric cancer, prostate tumors and breast tumors.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the sodium:solute symporter (SSF) (TC 2.A.21) family.
  • Cellular localizationApical cell membrane. Expressed at the apical membrane of normal tall thyrocytes and of colonic epithelial cells.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • AIT antibody
    • Apical iodide transporter antibody
    • Electrogenic sodium monocarboxylate cotransporter antibody
    • MGC125354 antibody
    • SC5A8_HUMAN antibody
    • SLC5A8 antibody
    • SMCT antibody
    • SMCT1 antibody
    • sodium coupled monocarboxylate transporter 1 antibody
    • Sodium iodide related cotransporter antibody
    • Sodium iodide-related cotransporter antibody
    • Sodium-coupled monocarboxylate transporter 1 antibody
    • solute carrier family 5 iodide transporter member 8 antibody
    • Solute carrier family 5 member 8 antibody
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Anti-SLC5A8 antibody images

  • Anti-SLC5A8 antibody (ab99064) at 1 µg/ml + OVCAR-3 cell lysate at 10 µg

    Predicted band size : 67 kDa

References for Anti-SLC5A8 antibody (ab99064)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Cresci G  et al. Lactobacillus GG and tributyrin supplementation reduce antibiotic-induced intestinal injury. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 37:763-74 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23630018) »

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Product Wall

Application Western blot
Sample Rat Cell lysate - other (Kidney Cortex)
Gel Running Conditions Reduced Denaturing (10% gel)
Loading amount 15 µg
Specification Kidney Cortex
Blocking step Milk as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 22°C

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Yes, the catalogue number for the peptide is ab117479 and the datasheet can be found at the following web address: http://www.abcam.com/SLC5A8-peptide-ab117479.html.