Description

  • Product name

    Recombinant Human Fukutin protein
  • Expression system

    Wheat germ
  • Accession

  • Protein length

    Protein fragment
  • Animal free

    No
  • Nature

    Recombinant
    • Species

      Human
    • Sequence

      KHYLSTKNGAGLSKSKGSRIGFDSTQWRAVKKFIMLTSNQNVPVFLIDPL ILELINKNFEQVKNTSHGSTSQCKFFCVPRDFTAFALQYHLWKNEEGWFR IAENMGFQCL
    • Predicted molecular weight

      38 kDa including tags
    • Amino acids

      29 to 138

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab152383 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    SDS-PAGE

    Western blot

    ELISA

  • Form

    Liquid
  • Additional notes

    Protein concentration is above or equal to 0.05 µg/µl.
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped on dry ice. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -80ºC. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.

    pH: 8.00
    Constituents: 0.31% Glutathione, 0.79% Tris HCl

General Info

  • Alternative names

    • CMD1X
    • FCMD
    • FCMD gene
    • FKTN
    • FKTN_HUMAN
    • Fukutin
    • Fukuyama type congenital muscular dystrophy protein
    • Fukuyama-type congenital muscular dystrophy protein
    • LGMD2M
    • MDDGA4
    • MDDGB4
    • MDDGC4
    • MGC126857
    • MGC134944
    • MGC134945
    • MGC138243
    • OTTHUMP00000021841
    • patient fukutin
    see all
  • Function

    May be a glycosyltransferase which participates in glycosylation of alpha-dystroglycan/DAG1. May interact with and reinforce a large complex encompassing the outside and inside of muscle membranes. Could be involved in brain development.
  • Tissue specificity

    Widely expressed with highest expression in brain, heart, pancreas and skeletal muscle. Expressed at similar levels in control fetal and adult brain, but is much reduced in Fukuyama-type congenital dystrophy (FCMD) brains. Expressed in migrating neurons, including Cajar-Retzius cells and adult cortical neurons, as well as hippocampal pyramidal cells and cerebellar Purkinje cells. No expression observed in the glia limitans, the subpial astrocytes (which contribute to basement membrane formation) or other glial cells. In the FCMD brain, neurons in regions with no dysplasia show fair expression, whereas transcripts are nearly undetectable in the overmigrated dysplastic region.
  • Involvement in disease

    Defects in FKTN are the cause of muscular dystrophy-dystroglycanopathy congenital with brain and eye anomalies type A4 (MDDGA4) [MIM:253800]; also called congenital muscular dystrophy Fukuyama type (FCMD) or Walker-Warburg syndrome FKTN-related. MDDGA4 is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by congenital muscular dystrophy associated with cobblestone lissencephaly and other brain anomalies. Patients suffer from generalized skeletal muscle weakness and hypotonia from early infancy, mental retardation and seizures. Occasional features include optic atrophy, retinal detachment, cardiomyopathy.
    Defects in FKTN are the cause of muscular dystrophy-dystroglycanopathy congenital without mental retardation type B4 (MDDGB4) [MIM:613152]. An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by congenital muscular dystrophy and evidence of dystroglycanopathy. Features included increased serum creatine kinase, generalized weakness, mild white matter changes on brain MRI in some cases, and absence of mental retardation.
    Defects in FKTN are the cause of muscular dystrophy-dystroglycanopathy limb-girdle type C4 (MDDGC4) [MIM:611588]. MDDGC4 is an autosomal recessive degenerative myopathy characterized by progressive weakness of the pelvic and shoulder girdle muscles and elevated serum creatine kinase. The severity of the disease depends on age at onset which may vary from early to late childhood or even adulthood. MDDGC4 is a novel form of LGMD2 and has no brain involvement and a remarkable clinical response to corticosteroids.
    Defects in FKTN are the cause of cardiomyopathy dilated type 1X (CMD1X) [MIM:611615]; also called dilated cardiomyopathy with mild or no proximal muscle weakness. Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disorder characterized by ventricular dilation and impaired systolic function, resulting in congestive heart failure and arrhythmia. Patients are at risk of premature death.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the licD transferase family.
  • Cellular localization

    Golgi apparatus membrane.
  • Information by UniProt

Images

  • 12.5% SDS-PAGE analysis of ab152383 stained with Coomassie Blue.

References

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