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

  • Form

  • Additional notes

    - First try to dissolve a small amount of peptide in either water or buffer. The more charged residues on a peptide, the more soluble it is in aqueous solutions.
    - If the peptide doesn’t dissolve try an organic solvent e.g. DMSO, then dilute using water or buffer.
    - Consider that any solvent used must be compatible with your assay. If a peptide does not dissolve and you need to recover it, lyophilise to remove the solvent.
    - Gentle warming and sonication can effectively aid peptide solubilisation. If the solution is cloudy or has gelled the peptide may be in suspension rather than solubilised.
    - Peptides containing cysteine are easily oxidised, so should be prepared in solution just prior to use.

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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

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General Info

  • Alternative names

    • ATG8E
    • Autophagy related protein LC3 A
    • Autophagy related ubiquitin like modifier LC3 A
    • Autophagy-related protein LC3 A
    • Autophagy-related ubiquitin-like modifier LC3 A
    • LC3
    • LC3A
    • MAP1 light chain 3 like protein 1
    • MAP1 light chain 3-like protein 1
    • MAP1A/1B light chain 3 A
    • MAP1A/MAP1B LC3 A
    • MAP1A/MAP1B light chain 3 A
    • MAP1ALC3
    • MAP1BLC3
    • Map1lc3a
    • Microtubule associated proteins 1A/1B light chain 3
    • Microtubule-associated protein 1 light chain 3 alpha
    • Microtubule-associated proteins 1A and 1B, light chain 3
    • Microtubule-associated proteins 1A/1B light chain 3A
    see all
  • Function

    Probably involved in formation of autophagosomal vacuoles (autophagosomes).
  • Tissue specificity

    Most abundant in heart, brain, liver, skeletal muscle and testis but absent in thymus and peripheral blood leukocytes.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the MAP1 LC3 family.
  • Post-translational

    The precursor molecule is cleaved by APG4B/ATG4B to form the cytosolic form, LC3-I. This is activated by APG7L/ATG7, transferred to ATG3 and conjugated to phospholipid to form the membrane-bound form, LC3-II.
  • Cellular localization

    Cytoplasm > cytoskeleton. Endomembrane system. Cytoplasmic vesicle > autophagosome membrane. LC3-II binds to the autophagic membranes.
  • Information by UniProt


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