Overview

  • Product name

  • Description

    Goat polyclonal to FLVCR1
  • Host species

    Goat
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: WBmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Cat, Chimpanzee
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to Human FLVCR1 aa 543-555 (C terminal).
    Sequence:

    KTVMLSKQSESAI

  • General notes

     This product was previously labelled as FLVCR

     

Properties

  • Form

    Liquid
  • Storage instructions

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

    Preservative: 0.02% Sodium Azide
    Constituents: 0.5% BSA, Tris buffered saline. pH 7.3
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  • Purity

    Immunogen affinity purified
  • Purification notes

    This antibody was purified from goat serum by ammonium sulphate precipitation followed by antigen affinity chromatography using the immunizing peptide.
  • Clonality

    Polyclonal
  • Isotype

    IgG
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab26075 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
  • Application notes
    WB: Use at an assay dependent dilution (See PMID 18815190).
    This antibody gave a positive result in ELISA against the immunising peptide.
    Antibody detection limit dilution 1:128,000.

    Not yet tested in other applications.
    Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
  • Target

    • Function

      Heme transporter that exports cytoplasmic heme. It can also export coproporphyrin and protoporphyrin IX, which are both intermediate products in the heme biosynthetic pathway. Does not export bilirubin. Heme export depends on the presence of HPX and may be required to protect developing erythroid cells from heme toxicity. Heme export also provides protection from heme or ferrous iron toxicities in liver and brain. Causes susceptibility to FeLV-C in vitro.
    • Tissue specificity

      Found all hematopoietic tissues including peripheral blood lymphocytes. Some expression is found in pancreas and kidney.
    • Involvement in disease

      Defects in FLVCR1 are the cause of posterior column ataxia with retinitis pigmentosa (PCARP) [MIM:609033]. A neurodegenerative syndrome beginning in infancy with areflexia and retinitis pigmentosa. Nyctalopia (night blindness) and peripheral visual field loss are usually evident during late childhood or teenage years, with subsequent progressive constriction of the visual fields and loss of central retinal function over time. A sensory ataxia caused by degeneration of the posterior columns of the spinal cord results in a loss of proprioceptive sensation that is clinically evident in the second decade of life and gradually progresses. Scoliosis, camptodactyly, achalasia, gastrointestinal dysmotility, and a sensory peripheral neuropathy are variable features of the disease. Affected individuals have no clinical or radiological evidence of cerebral or cerebellar involvement. Note=Defective neuronal heme transmembrane export due to FLVCR1 mutations may abrogate the neuroprotective effects of neuroglobin and initiate an apoptotic cascade that results in the selective degeneration of photoreceptors in the neurosensory retina and sensory neurons in the posterior spinal cord.
    • Sequence similarities

      Belongs to the major facilitator superfamily. Feline leukemia virus subgroup C receptor (TC 2.A.1.28.1) family.
    • Developmental stage

      Down-regulated in haemopoietic progenitor cells undergoing differentiation and hemoglobinization. Abundant in fetal liver.
    • Cellular localization

      Cell membrane.
    • Information by UniProt
    • Database links

    • Alternative names

      • Feline leukemia virus subgroup C cellular receptor antibody
      • Feline leukemia virus subgroup C receptor antibody
      • Feline leukemia virus subgroup C receptor related protein 1 antibody
      • Feline leukemia virus subgroup C receptor-related protein 1 antibody
      • FLVC1_HUMAN antibody
      • FLVCR 1 antibody
      • FLVCR protein antibody
      • FLVCR1 antibody
      • hFLVCR antibody
      see all

    References

    This product has been referenced in:

    • Rey MA  et al. Enhanced alternative splicing of the FLVCR1 gene in Diamond Blackfan anemia disrupts FLVCR1 expression and function that are critical for erythropoiesis. Haematologica 93:1617-26 (2008). WB ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 18815190) »
    See 1 Publication for this product

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