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ICC/IF: HeLa cells
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This product gave a positive signal in HeLa cells fixed with 100% methanol (5 min)
Folate-dependent enzyme, that displays both transferase and deaminase activity. Serves to channel one-carbon units from formiminoglutamate to the folate pool. Binds and promotes bundling of vimentin filaments originating from the Golgi.
Amino-acid degradation; L-histidine degradation into L-glutamate; L-glutamate from N-formimidoyl-L-glutamate (transferase route): step 1/1. One-carbon metabolism; tetrahydrofolate interconversion.
Involvement in disease
Defects in FTCD are the cause of glutamate formiminotransferase deficiency (FIGLU-URIA) [MIM:229100]; also known as formiminoglutamicaciduria (FIGLU-uria). It is an autosomal recessive disorder. Features of a severe phenotype, include elevated levels of formiminoglutamate (FIGLU) in the urine in response to histidine administration, megaloblastic anemia, and mental retardation. Features of a mild phenotype include high urinary excretion of FIGLU in the absence of histidine administration, mild developmental delay, and no hematological abnormalities.
In the C-terminal section; belongs to the cyclodeaminase/cyclohydrolase family. In the N-terminal section; belongs to the formiminotransferase family.
Cytoplasm > cytoskeleton > centrosome > centriole. Golgi apparatus. More abundantly located around the mother centriole.
ab202000 staining 58K Golgi protein in HeLa cells. The cells were fixed with 100% methanol (5min), permeabilized with 0.1% Triton X-100 for 5 minutes and then blocked with 1% BSA/10% normal goat serum/0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h. The cells were then incubated overnight at +4°C with ab202000 at 1/2000 dilution (shown in red) and ab195887, Mouse monoclonal to alpha Tubulin (Alexa Fluor® 488), at 1/250 dilution (shown in green). Nuclear DNA was labelled with DAPI (shown in blue).
Image was taken with a confocal microscope (Leica-Microsystems, TCS SP8).